Maps

What Would The World Look Like Without Highways? | Co.Design

“I’ve lived along highways most of my time in New York,” he says. “You get used to going near places that are otherwise pedestrian-friendly, but then you encounter lines or barriers that are harder to cross.”<p>So Sissons began to wonder: What would the city be like without these urban highways? His …

GIS

You Can Now Share Your Trips And Location With Your Friend In Google Maps

Google has added some new features to Google Maps, you will soon be able to share your location with your friends in real time.<p>The new feature is …

Google Maps

Google Maps sparks privacy concerns after enabling location sharing

Google Maps has added location sharing to its roster of features for the first time, making it easier to share your whereabouts with your contacts – …

Google Maps

Google Maps Now Allows You Share Your Location With Friends In Real Time

Google “quietly” added some features to Maps to let users share their location with friends and other contacts in real time. This means that you can …

Google Maps

Maps and Mapping

Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College.<p>The following visualizations involve maps and mapping. …

Geography

How to use indoor maps in Google Maps

Easily navigate malls and department stores with indoor maps.<p>One of the more useful additions to Google Maps is the ability to navigate within malls, …

Google Maps

Google Maps finally gets real-time location sharing, including navigation routes

Google

We Have a New Way to Protect Airplanes From a Major Safety Threat

A new aviation technology debuted by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) could help aircraft maintain a connection with GPS satellites in flight, even …

GPS

Google Maps will let you share your location with friends and family for a specific period of time

Google Maps has today announced a new feature to allow you to share your location with others. While that might seem creepy, it’s not the first to add this type of functionality. Facebook tells you when a friend is nearby — it even lets you “wave” at them and gives you the option to send a message …

Google Maps

Travel Apps That Have Change How We Travel

Travelling is a beautiful and wonderful way to see and experience the world. It certainly beats sitting at home and watching another David …

Google Maps

Law Enforcement Cautions Against New Social Media App

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - Social media apps are becoming more and more popular for teenagers. But one new app has law enforcement concerned about …

Arkansas

GPS Actually Makes You a Worse Navigator

Find out what it’s really doing to your brain<p>Technology has made navigating unfamiliar places infinitely easier—but that could come at a cost. Using a GPS doesn’t fire up your brain the same way finding your own way around does, according to a study in <i>Nature Communications</i>.<p>In the study, 24 people …

GPS

Where Am I? Geolocation in Elm

Elm is a simple and functional language that compiles to JavaScript. These are my notes about getting started with Elm using a small but complete …

GeoTagging

Google Maps users will soon be able to share their exact location with family and friends

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A more accurate world map that also promotes global cohesion

Think ‘world map’ and your mind probably jumps to the elliptical Winkel tripel projection, often seen in textbooks and incorporated in world news …

GIS

Google Maps v9.49 beta Finally Remembers your 'Avoid Tolls' Preference and Saves your Parking Location

Google Maps v9.49 beta Finally Remembers your ‘Avoid Tolls’ Preference and Saves your Parking Location<p>Google apps get minor point updates on a nearly …

Google Maps

These maps show you the noisiest places to live in California

It’s probably no surprise, but some of the noisier parts of California can be found around airports and freeways.<p>The U.S. Department of …

California

Google Maps now won’t let you forget where you’ve parked

Goog, where’s my car?<p>Smartphones make it impossible to lose your phone, but now Google is looking to ensure you can’t lose something considerably …

Google Maps

Beer Cap Maps USA Puzzle Map

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 | 0 comments<p>Beer Cap Maps are the perfect way to show off your beer cap collection. With maps of your home state or favorite …

Infographics

Amazfit Pace GPS Smartwatch Review: Sleek, Attractive, And Great Battery Life

Although the brand isn't very well known here in the U.S., Huami is actually the second largest manufacturer of smart wearables in the world. As …

GPS

BBLocationManager

A Location Manager for easily implementing location services & geofencing in iOS, written in Objective-C.<p>Features<p>Get current/continious/frequent …

GeoTagging

New tube maps show how long it takes to walk between stations

<b>With severe delays or strikes a sadly common occurrence on the London Underground, walking sometimes seems like a more viable option.</b><p>Well, two years …

Transport for London

How to Get the Most Out of Google Maps

Google Maps is hand-down one of the best navigation apps on Android and iPhone, but considering most of us use it <i>while</i> driving, it’s easy to miss …

Google Maps

Google Maps lets you record your parking location, time left at the meter

Google Maps has just added a handy feature that will help users remember where they parked. This appears as a new menu option when you tap the blue dot, and will place a “P” icon on the map so you can find your way back to your spot. While remembering your parking location is something Apple Maps …

Google Maps

Your maps are not lying to you

Or, your maps <i>are</i> lying to you but so would any other map.<p>A week or two ago <i>[edit: by now, sometime last year]</i> a journalist must have discovered …

GIS

Boston schools have introduced a new world map — but it’s just as wrong as the one you’re familiar with

This week, children at schools in Boston would have found an unfamiliar map of the world in their classrooms, according to The Guardian.<p>City authorities decided it would be best to introduce the Gall-Peters style map of Earth to schools, because it shows the size of countries more accurately. It …

GIS

Overwatch PTR Update Adds Tracking to Assault/Hybrid Maps « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

One of the many criticisms stemming from Blizzard’s map design in <i>Overwatch</i> is how two checkpoint maps – or even maps with one objective to capture – …

Gaming

Maps API: Application development & analytics

Google Maps APIs Customers<p>Lyft<p>"We started using them (Google Maps APIs) with our internal operations tools, and when we saw how valuable and scalable …

Google Maps

CS: GO - The seven maps of the next Operation revealed via datamine

The next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) Operation doesn’t have a release date yet, nor has the maps been officially confirmed by Valve. …

Cargo Ships

These Cartographers Are Making Awesome Fantasy RPG Maps For Your Campaigns

Finding other encounter and campaign maps for your RPG is as easy as a Google search, <i>they say</i>. However, rummaging through a few million maps and …

RPGs