Crunch Report | Google Maps Launches Location Sharing with Others
Google Maps launches a location-sharing feature, Coffee Meets Bagel has a new paid membership tier and AI expert Andrew Ng leaves Baidu. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
No sweat, Hoop Maps makes finding a game of pickup basketball as easy as a tap
 Pickup basketball can be difficult to just stumble upon if you want to play. It also can be difficult to get a game going out of the blue. “We wanted to play and find games and it was hard to find,” Donte Morris said. “We thought that there has got to be an app for this.” When Morris and his brother Dominic couldn’t find an app for it, the brothers created Hoop Maps. Read More ...
Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties
Good news for Google Maps users: You never have to wonder about your friends' whereabouts again. Now, you can share your real-time location with any person you choose, and for however long you choose. The post Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties appeared first on Digital Trends.
Google Maps can now remember where you parked your car
Although often used in comical situations, getting lost in a crowded parking lot or, worse, forgetting exactly where you parked your ride is no joking matter. It is both grave and yet common enough that smartphones and even smartwatches have features and apps that address that problem. If you have an Android device, however, you might not need to install … Continue reading...
This stunning hyperlapse was made entirely with screenshots from Google Maps
Hyperlapses can be fun, but did you know you don't actually have to go anywhere to make them. For example, this impressive bit of work by Italian student Matteo Archondis uses screenshots from Google Maps and nothing else. The post This stunning hyperlapse was made entirely with screenshots from Google Maps appeared first on Digital Trends....
Google Maps update puts real-time commute info a tap away
Google Maps is a pretty handy app, but if you already know the way to your destination, its usefulness is diminished. Google is looking to change that by rolling out a new update today. There are a few things this update does, but one of the most noteworthy additions is real-time commute information that helps even when you already know … Continue reading...
MapmyIndia Rover Bike GPS is a radical GPS tracker for your motorbike
The MapmyIndia Rover Bike is a GPS tracking device that has to be installed on the bike by a qualified mechanic or one of the partner MapmyIndia outlets across the country. The device has its own SIM card, that needs a separate data connection. The data connection has to be subscribed to, on a yearly basis. The device itself can be purchased for Rs 3,990. The GPS can be tracked through a mobile app, available on iOS, Android and Windows Mobile. Users can check the on/off status of the ...
AccessMap finds routes that avoid common pitfalls for the mobility-limited
 If you ask a mapping app for walking directions from point A to point B, it’ll do its best, but what if you happen to be in a wheelchair? The apps don’t have information on curb cuts, safe crossings, construction sites that interrupt sidewalks, and so on. AccessMap attempts to address this shortcoming, and now offers route-finding in Seattle that takes into account the… Read More ...
MapmyIndia Rover Bike GPS is a radical GPS tracker for your motorbike
The MapmyIndia Rover Bike is a GPS tracking device that has to be installed on the bike by a qualified mechanic or one of the partner MapmyIndia outlets across the country. The device has its own SIM card, that needs a separate data connection. The data connection has to be subscribed to, on a yearly basis. The device itself can be purchased for Rs 3,990. The GPS can be tracked through a mobile app, available on iOS, Android and Windows Mobile. Users can check the on/off status of the ...
MapmyIndia Rover Bike GPS is a radical GPS tracker for your motorbike
The MapmyIndia Rover Bike is a GPS tracking device that has to be installed on the bike by a qualified mechanic or one of the partner MapmyIndia outlets across the country. The device has its own SIM card, that needs a separate data connection. The data connection has to be subscribed to, on a yearly basis. The device itself can be purchased for Rs 3,990. The GPS can be tracked through a mobile app, available on iOS, Android and Windows Mobile. Users can check the on/off status of the ...
Google wins ‘right to be forgotten’ battle in Japan
 Google has won a long-standing battle in Japan that drew parallels with Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling. The Japanese Supreme Court today dismissed four cases against the U.S. company seeking the removal of allegedly defamatory comments in its Google Maps service, including one high-profile case involving a medical clinic. Back in April 2015, the Chiba District… Read More ...
Google Maps now warns you about parking nightmares
Google Maps is about to get a whole lot more useful, with an update to the navigation app not only showing where there’s parking at your destination, but how busy it’s likely to be. The update, which will initially only be offered in Google Maps for Android and operate in select locations, adds a “Parking Limited” warning to route guidance. … Continue reading...
Google Maps for iOS now offers real-time info on how crowded a place is
When you search for a particular cafe or restaurant on Google Maps for iOS, it'll now tell you how crowded it is in real-time so you can decide if it's worth going. The feature came to the web version of Maps last year and arrived for the iPhone this week. The post Google Maps for iOS now offers real-time info on how crowded a place is appeared first on Digital Trends....
Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps
Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the destination field, Google users can now find their location using Google Maps, then choose the small ride-hailing icon as the transportation method, enabling travelers to order an … Continue reading...
Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps
Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the destination field, Google users can now find their location using Google Maps, then choose the small ride-hailing icon as the transportation method, enabling travelers to order an … Continue reading...
Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps
Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the destination field, Google users can now find their location using Google Maps, then choose the small ride-hailing icon as the transportation method, enabling travelers to order an … Continue reading...
Can my phone be tracked?
Absolutely yes, your smartphone can be tracked – the question we should be asking is: what can we do about it? Today we’re going to run down several easy ways in which we can see our phone being tracked, first of all. Then we’re going to shut down this tracking in a few easy steps. It’s really not too big … Continue reading...
Google Maps now shows wheelchair accessibility info for locations
Google Maps is already a lifesaver for many of us, with the app spitting out locations with just a few taps and keeping us from getting lost with detailed directions. But now it can be even more vital for the millions of people in wheelchairs in the US. Now Google Maps will display wheelchair accessibility information for locations, right alongside … Continue reading...
Google Maps now shows wheelchair accessibility info for locations
Google Maps is already a lifesaver for many of us, with the app spitting out locations with just a few taps and keeping us from getting lost with detailed directions. But now it can be even more vital for the millions of people in wheelchairs in the US. Now Google Maps will display wheelchair accessibility information for locations, right alongside … Continue reading...
Need to know if a place is wheelchair accessible? Google Maps now tells you
Google is updating Maps with a new feature that could be very helpful for a lot of people --letting them know whether or not a location is wheelchair accessible. This could not only help the disabled, but also parents with strollers, and the elderly. The post Need to know if a place is wheelchair accessible? Google Maps now tells you appeared first on Digital Trends....