When you think about using a maps app, your mind almost certainly pictures the ubiquitous Google offering. It’s testament to both the quality and dominance of the company’s product. For the most part, Google has had it easy. Apple’s grand debut into the maps sector was less than impressive, and Microsoft has barely marketed its own competitor. Show More Summary
In 2015, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and mobile analytics solutions provider iVEDiX came together to create the HIV Situation Room, a mobile app designed to help fight the HIV epidemic in Kenya. The app uses...Show More Summary
There's a race on to map out the augmented reality universe, and Ambarish Mitra means to win it. Can his audacious startup, Blippar, stay ahead of Facebook and Google?
Google recently introduced a method to create lists in its maps app, which you can easily share with friends or publicly share. To find out how to share your favorite restaurants, stores, or just about any location you can find on Google Maps, read on. Show More Summary
Traditionally we’ve focused on mapping the geography of text, but through deep learning we now have algorithms that can visually geocode images, recognizing where they were taken and placing them on a map – here’s what it looks like to map a quarter billion worldwide news images
Google Maps to escape an unsafe home, and photos to remember it. The post Refugees' Stories Told Through Their Smartphones appeared first on WIRED.
The past few weeks, for me, have been full of researching and interviewing people about an old short track that used to draw crowds to southeast Austin every Friday night. My research has left me search for other closed tracks in Texas, and I’ve realized that they’re a lot harder to find than I thought. Read more...
This looks pretty handy for vacationers
GUEST: Email has gotten smarter over the years. Gmail suggests missing recipients and adds flights and hotel stays to Google Calendar and Google Maps. Inbox suggests short responses to emails based on their content. But in the future, as artificial intelligence becomes more powerful, the immense amount of data in your Inbox will enable much more: deeply […]
Google has added a new feature to Google Maps on iOS and Android. While it’s not the most exciting feature in the world, it suggests Google is trying to make Google Maps more social. Which, given the complete and utter failure of Google+, shouldn’t come as a major surprise. Show More Summary
In an update to the Google Maps app for iOS and Android, you can now create lists of your favorite places and share them with others. The post Google Maps Update: Create and Share Lists of Favorite Places by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Google Maps has a lot of potential when it comes to navigation and GPS, but it also can be extended to making your journey even better. Certain nifty features like adding multiple stops, pit stops, offline navigation and indoor maps were added by the company recently. Show More Summary
Saving your favorite locations in Google Maps was never a particularly good experience. You could save places and access the list, but that list grew long quickly. Google is now changing that with the latest update to Google Maps. The update allows you to create lists of places, which means [...]
Google Maps is becoming a more social app this week as Google rolls out a new feature that allows users to create lists of places and share them with their friends. Originally introduced in an update for beta users last summer, the lists...Show More Summary
Starting today, when you use Google Maps to pull up a soon-to-be-visited restaurant, or maybe one you want to add to a list of favorites, you’ll be able to do so in a much more organized way. Google Maps is getting a proper lists feature...Show More Summary
Google Maps is one of the best mapping services available. It offers directions, traffic, and even public transit schedules. But it also has a lot of features hidden beneath its surface. Here are just a few. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
The feature lets users create customized lists of interesting places that they can save for offline reference and share with friends and family.