Another Google property has come under scrutiny for returning questionable results. Fresh off the Google Maps fiasco, it seems Search is having troubles of its own. A recent Google search for “what happened to the dinosaurs” brought up an interesting card at the top of the results page. Show More Summary
Android Auto ships first on Hyundai Sonata. Google Maps navigation may put the hurt on $500-$1,500 embedded navigation, since it's free and possibly better.
Planning a trip to or through Snohomish County? You’re in luck. Community Transit buses are now integrated with Google Maps. You can now plan that trip from Olympia to Darrington. CT data has been available for some time now on OneBusAway. However, it was only once Sound Transit – which now manages OneBusAway and associated data […]
In-car navigation has a checkered history. Unquestionably useful, dashboard GPS systems usually have notoriously clunky interfaces. Settings and destinations can't be accessed outside of the dashboard. And since the software is rarely...Show More Summary
Google patents a lot of things. Some are search-related while others focus on mapping and still others on smartphones. But they’ve got a patent for nightmarishly creepy toys, too. These cuddly little balls […]
Sunday, May 24 October 2014, courtesy of Google Maps Streetview We joke because we love. ACE Hardware has helped us out of many jams, on many occasions. Somehow the tiny store manages to stock everything we need, and the customer service is outstanding. Now that the heavy concrete arch in front of it is gone, we hope more people find out about one of Uptown's "hidden" treasures.
Google Maps' directions feature works considerably well most of the time. It can be quite useful to plan a trip but also when you missed an exit or need to re-route, as it can update direction information based on your location or another location you specify. Show More Summary
With the help of Google Maps, fans of the science fiction franchise "Star Trek" have boldly gone to China to find a new discovery: the USS Enterprise as a work of architecture.
Dan Fredinburg gave his only life attempting to save the rest of us.
Earlier this week, we reported how people discovered typing "ngga house" into Google Maps brings you to the White House. Well, Google noticed and took steps to quickly fix it.
David Nicholls wonders: When researching a novel, is Google maps enough?
Apple has gobbled up mapping market share on iOS (and the Mac) since introducing its own alternative to Google Maps back in 2012, despite lacking a variety of key features. Hints at how Apple Maps may soon improve are coming from a seemingly unlikely source: China.
Just in time for the hustle-and-bustle of Memorial Day Weekend, Google has added traffic alerts to Google Maps. Google has shown traffic conditions for a while now, but this update actually brings with it explanations as to why various...Show More Summary
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A slur recently showed up on Google Maps, and it was the work of trolls. It was the work of algorithms. The post Google Maps Is Racist Because the Internet Is Racist appeared first on WIRED.
Over 40,000 vintage photos of New York City from the New York Public Library archives have been geotagged to a Google Map, letting you click right through history on every street corner. More »
Searching for your own name on Google Maps might possibly give you a very surprising, or rather disturbing, shock. Little do we realize just how much Google knows about us all! As reported here on the Inquisitr last week, first there...Show More Summary
The Google Maps team has come under close scrutiny in the past few weeks following a series of distasteful images and redirects found embedded in various Google Maps locations. The problems first began back in April when users reported finding...