HERE has reinvented offline maps to reduce the amount of data to download up to 90% while updating offline maps. The new feature is only available on Windows Phone 8.
Archives for October 2013
Google is marking the five-year anniversary of its Android mobile platform with the release of the new Nexus 5 phone, which is manufactured by LG.
TeleCommunication Systems Adds 14 U.S. Patents Advancing Location-Based Services, GIS/Mapping, Public Safety, Messaging, Secure Communications and Solid-State Drives – The 14 recently issued U.S. patents describe innovations in location-based services (LBS), GIS/mapping, public safety, messaging, secure communications and solid-state drives, and further strengthen these areas of TCS’ intellectual property.
What was once a casual nickname outdoor enthusiasts used in describing biking, hiking, running, paddling and equestrian trails in the Tallahassee area, is now a one-of-a-kind web site – Trailahassee.com – launched by Visit Tallahassee to promote nearly 600 miles of trails.
This from the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole as the Parole Board Begins Using GPS Technology to Monitor Offenders, Continues Efforts to Increase Public Safety and Modify Offender Behavior
Telenav’s free Scout app for Android devices offers very competent turn-by-turn navigation, and it has just been upgraded with new social and estimated time of arrival (ETA) features. The new Scout takes meet-up further than any other app that I’m aware of, by allowing an entire group of people to share a a single address, then navigating them there, while sharing on the map the real-time location and ETA for each driver.
Google wants to turn business owners into cartographers with a new mapping tool designed to visualize their companies’ data.
On Monday, Google launched Google Maps Engine Pro, a cloud-based software tool designed to let businesses organize data such as shipping routes, warehouse locations and sales territories when just a clunky spreadsheet or a massive database won’t do.
Mobile data plans cost only $4.03 per month in Austria, making it the country with the most affordable mobile data plans in the world, according to a new report by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).