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If you've been looking for a big-name alternative to Google Maps on your Android phone, your moment has come. After weeks of testing, Nokia has officially released Here Maps on Google Play. The experience will be familiar if you sideloaded earlier versions. While it's not as multi-talented as Goog...

December 10th 2014 at 1:37pm 0 Comments
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While Garmin is no stranger to mobile navigation apps, it has continued charging $30 or more for its StreetPilot software even after breaking out some components as in-app purchases. That's a hard bargain in an era when phones offer GPS tricks like lane assistance for free. Clearly, the company is...

June 17th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Let's be frank: most Windows Phone users already have some form of navigation on hand, whether it's Nokia's Here Drive+ beta or one of the alternatives. However, it rarely hurts to have a free choice like MapQuest's new app for Windows Phone 8. The suite offers voiced, turn-by-turn directions for...

June 11th 2013 at 9:21am 0 Comments
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I've recently written about what the MMO future might look like, but in case you haven't read that piece yet, I can sum it up for you. Essentially I see the new generation being so used to gaming and communicating on portable yet powerful devices that the sit-down keyboard and mouse setup might ver...

May 17th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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GPS is burgeoning into a tool for more than just finding our way, such as choosing gears on a weekend drive. If one of Google's newly published patent applications becomes reality, positioning might also fix our off-color photos. Its proposed technique would use GPS to automatically tune a camer...

March 28th 2013 at 12:31pm 0 Comments
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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Sam, who needs to find a new way of attaching a Galaxy S III to a windshield. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a line at...

January 5th 2013 at 10:56pm 0 Comments