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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.
Google overhauled advertising for Maps on PCs and mobile by putting them front and center whenever you search for a local business.
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.
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.
The company also wants to patent the technology it uses to calibrate its technology for new environments.
The Tracer has GPS and a SIM card that works with more than 500 carriers around the world, making it ideal for family vacations or solo adventurers who want to let people know that they're doing OK.
If you've got an Android phone, you can create your own personal 360-degree Street View.
Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.
When's dinner? Just ask Google ... Maps.
Nokia hopes its Here maps will be become more accurate thanks to crowdsourced information, and is testing the concept in India.
While Apple was announcing its iPhones, Motorola was busy showing off its American Moto X manufacturing facilities
Dragon Innovation's new crowd-funding site is now live, specializing in hardware only. Seven new awesome projects have launched (plus a special-edition Pebble smartwatch). Here they are.
If a free app can save you from getting a parking ticket, or wasting gas while hunting for a space, you better believe it's worth a download.
From geology to astronomy to meteorology to botany, these apps turn your phone into a virtual tricorder.
Researchers in the U.S. have managed to spoof GPS (Global Positioning System) signals to send a yacht hundreds of meters off course, while fooling the crew into thinking the yacht was remaining perfectly on course.