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Google Maps' contextually aware Explore button shows you cool stuff nearby

If it's the morning, Google Maps' Explore feature will point you towards breakfast joints; if it's raining, it won't tell you to walk 30 minutes in the rain.

on greenbot.com

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New Google Maps ads blend in with their surroundings

Google overhauled advertising for Maps on PCs and mobile by putting them front and center whenever you search for a local business.

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HondaLink Navigation app gives you GPS for less

Built-in nav can be pricey, but buy this app and a cable, and your Honda can have something just as good that runs off your phone.

on techhive.com

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This is your car on Google Earth: The 2014 Audi Q5 TDI offers a bird’s-eye view

We'd all love to have Google Earth in the car—and viewed safely from the central display. Right now, the only way to get it is through a pricey optional package on Audi cars. But it sure is fun.

on techhive.com

HereO GPS Watch lets parents map their kids' locations

Thanks to a tiny GPS chip in the band, and a built-in SIM, this watch can track small children around the globe -- or just to school, ballet class, and home.

Upstart Locoslab hopes to find success with precise indoor positioning

The company also wants to patent the technology it uses to calibrate its technology for new environments.