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Back in June, Google acquired the social-navigation app Waze. Now, about nine weeks later, Google has already begun integrating some of Waze's functionality into Google Maps for both iOS and Android. In a blog entry posted earlier today, Google's Maps team relayed that users of Google's mobile Maps...

August 20th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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In the battle of the navigation apps, there's a silent warrior that's left out of the skirmishes between Apple, Google and the rest. That app is TeleNav's Scout (free, Scout Plus service available via in-app purchase), and it just received an update to make it even more useful. First, the app...

January 8th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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An AR heads-up display wasn't the only navigation hardware Pioneer showed off at CEATEC 2012. The firm also took the opportunity to tear the wraps off a new line of gesture-controlled Raku Navi GPS units. With the infrared-powered Air Gesture feature, drivers can wave their hand in front of a devi...

October 7th 2012 at 4:56am 0 Comments
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Getting lost can be half the fun of any leisurely museum excursion, but if you'd prefer to navigate your indoor outing with a level of precision typically reserved for trips across town, you'll want to bring Google Maps along on your next journey to the Smithsonian. Mountain View just added 20 US...

July 10th 2012 at 4:21pm 0 Comments
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Blindsquare is giving guidance systems for the visually disabled a new twist with user-generated Foursquare data, text-to-speech, GPS and some OpenStreetMap mojo. While users are out and about, the app narrates their trip via headphones with information about nearby places, intersections or guidan...

June 5th 2012 at 7:01am 0 Comments