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Google gives My Maps for Android a much-needed revamp
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Google gives My Maps for Android a much-needed revamp

Street View, photos and more come to the custom mapping app.

By J. Fingas,  13h ago
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01.26.16
Lyft taps Google's Waze maps to make rides more efficient
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Lyft taps Google's Waze maps to make rides more efficient

For passengers, that should lead to shorter wait times.

By B. Steele,   01.26.16
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01.05.16
Garmin bike headset warns about traffic behind you
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Garmin bike headset warns about traffic behind you

Garmin is coming to CES with upgraded sport watches and a wearable cycling display that warns you about cars.

By J. Fingas,   01.05.16
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01.03.16
GPS top hat uses directional sound to show the way
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GPS top hat uses directional sound to show the way

This chapeau's localized audio tells you where to go.

By J. Fingas,   01.03.16
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11.30.15
Microsoft updates navigation headset for the blind
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Microsoft updates navigation headset for the blind

"3D soundscape technology" helps the visually impaired enjoy and learn about their environs.

By C. Klimovski,   11.30.15
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11.17.15
Researchers discover the source of animals' natural compasses
11.17.15

Researchers discover the source of animals' natural compasses

They don't use the North Star.

By A. Tarantola,   11.17.15
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11.12.15
Uber signs up TomTom to provide navigation for its drivers
11.12.15

Uber signs up TomTom to provide navigation for its drivers

Uber might be building its own mapping service, but it needs support from companies like TomTom until it's ready.

By M. Brian,   11.12.15
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11.04.15
Google Maps for iOS speaks out traffic warnings while you drive
11.04.15

Google Maps for iOS speaks out traffic warnings while you drive

Google Maps for iOS will now pipe up when there's a traffic jam on your route, even if you haven't started driving.

By J. Fingas,   11.04.15
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10.29.15
Flywheel gives taxi drivers an Uber-like app of their own
10.29.15

Flywheel gives taxi drivers an Uber-like app of their own

Taxi drivers are joining the modern era through a Flywheel app that puts virtually everything they need on their phone.

By J. Fingas,   10.29.15
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