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To remove hassles related to switching to a different category from the Videos tab on YouTube, the video-sharing service is rolling out separate tabs for Shorts, live streams, and long-form videos.
Apple's fancy highly-detailed 3D maps are now rolling out to Chicago and Las Vegas in the US. The view was launched back in 2021 for only a few cities with support for more cities coming soon.
Google Maps has introduced three features for travel buffs including a 3D immersive view of buildings, routing info for cyclists, and a coordination tool for time-friendly gatherings and meetings.
Chrome 96 is rolling out today with some performance improvements in page navigation and retention of PNG metadata in clipboard. It also faces some pushback from the Safari WebKit team.
Google has announced that Android Auto app developers can now launch their apps to a wider audience by selecting an open testing track in the Play Console. It'll soon open these apps for everyone.
Waze has released a new update that allows you to bring your planned trips on desktop to your mobile device in a single tap, plus more new features that improve your trip planning experience.
Set for release in September 2020, Sony's upcoming LSIs support both L1 and L5 bands, and are set to boast the industry's lowest power consumption for dual-band positioning operation at only 9 mW.
Google Maps is rolling out a new feature that will show you a detailed route to the closest bikesharing location when you search for biking directions. It will be available in 10 cities at first.
Google is preparing to add traffic lights support in Google Maps. The addition will come a year after Apple had introduced the feature in Apple Maps in iOS 13. The feature still looks like WIP though.
Google is rolling out a new feature for Maps that provides people with visual impairments a more detailed voice guidance and new types of verbal announcements to enhance their walking experience.
Google has expanded the beta program for its new augmented reality walking directions feature for Maps. It will be available for all Android and iOS devices with ARCore and ARKit starting this week.
Google has rolled out two new features to Google Maps which it hopes will make your journeys run according to schedule, and be more comfortable. The two features have already started rolling out.
Google has launched support for Assistant on Waze for Android devices to let users get traffic reports, for example, using their voice. The feature is available in the U.S. only for now.
Earlier today, Apple released a statement online and in Canadian newspapers disclosing plans to improve its navigational application, Apple Maps. Apple will start mapping Canada by road this month.
Starting today, Google Maps will provide real-time information about the availability of charging stations for electric vehicles in the U.S. and UK six months after announcing the feature.
After having been spotted live in action earlier last month, Google Maps' augmented reality walking navigation is now rolling out to Local Guides in the Level 5 status and up for testing.
Apple's foray into the navigation and mapping scene was met with disaster and its first-party offering is, to this day, seen as inferior to the competition. Apple is looking to change that.
Google has been denied permission to expand its Street View service in India by the government, which, in the past, has cited security concerns that come with making its topographical data public.
Popular community-based navigation app, Waze, will feature AppLink integration with SYNC 3 equipped 2018 model year vehicles from Ford and will be enabled via an update for other compatible cars.
Garmin has announced the Speak Plus with Alexa just months after it announced a related product in October. The Plus features a dash cam for recording journeys and helping you avoid collisions.
In response to a Twitter complaint about the outdated navigation tools on the company's line of vehicles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised a 'major navigation overhaul' was coming next year.
Microsoft Research has released Path Guide, an Android app that lets you create and follow linear instructions by using only common sensors like accelerometers, which are found in most smartphones.
Microsoft has upped its navigation game with the latest update to Maps on Windows 10 with support for cross-device syncing, more complex routes and a greater variety of supported input methods.
Google has only been trialing its Project Loon balloons. But the internet-delivering devices may soon become a commercial reality thanks to a recent breakthrough involving machine-learning.
A Nokia executive has said that the company is scaling back - but not completely ending - its development work on HERE Maps for Windows Phone, as it now plans to focus its efforts on Android and iOS.
The Victorian Police Force has issued a warning to motorists not to trust Apple's Maps app in iOS 6, after some people became stranded in a forest after following directions too closely
Oracle will officially be switching to Nokia's mapping and location services. The move was confirmed today and is expected to be publicly announced tomorrow at Oracle OpenWorld.
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When Google first announced its free navigation services, companies like TomTom and Garmin stocks took a nose dive. On Wednesday Google announced, via its German blog, that the service is now expanding to Europe. Google released...
Bing has released a big update for Windows 6.x phones, adding a new home page, Movies and Traffic. The new app changes gives users faster access to common search, including the navigation of the...
Google launched a turn-by-turn navigation update to Google Maps yesterday in the UK. During the press conference they stated that they plan to bring the update to other smartphone devices including the iPhone. Currently the only...
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Have you ever wondered if GPS companies clock your speed as you fly down the highway? Many GPS devices these days tell you how fast you're going based on calculations made by the satellites they...
TomTom announced pricing for their iPhone in car kit, which will be sold separately from the application, for a retail price for $119.95 US, available in October. Last month, TomTom released their GPS applications,...
TomTom has officially released its iPhone application in the AppStore, available for download immediately. The satellite navigation software uses GPS to help navigate its way through any street. The tap-and-go software released by...
A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has come out recently that reveals a scary, yet real, truth about our aging GPS system satellites. The ones that orbit our planet and provide...
Microsoft on Tuesday introduced its first-ever embedded OS for portable devices that use GPS (global positioning system) and maps to get people where they want to go. Windows Embedded NavReady 2009 is aimed at companies...
Toshiba Corporation and Microsoft Corporation have announced plans to launch the Advanced Interactivity Consortium to extend interactive features in HD DVD. The consortium will be a platform for companies to collaborate on improving the digital...