Don't-Miss GPS & navigation software Stories
Facebook is reportedly very close to buying crowdsourced navigation app Waze for anywhere between $500 million and $1 billion.
After partnering with Nike to produce the Nike+ SportWatch GPS, TomTom has decided to produce its own range of sport watches without any additional help. The Dutch company announced two new GPS watches overnight, the TomTom Runner and the TomTom Multi-Sport.
Engineering company Boston Dynamics, with funding from the Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, created BigDog.
Shipping later this spring, the standalone GPS unit will pull data from Yelp and Foursqure to give you relevant location-based information. And it's part of a cloud-based approach that integrates your mobile device.
Google offers Android app developers a chance to use some of the advanced mapping features it had previously made available only on Google's own applications.
Take a ride in a Nokia mapping car, which is used to collect GPS mapping information for smartphones.
Amazon.com has opened its Maps API to all Kindle developers, who can now use it to integrate maps in their applications for the Kindle Fire family of tablets.
Here are the self-driving prototypes that have helped the auto industry get to this point.
Galileo aims to provide a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service that's better than GPS and controlled by civilians.
The new version of Google Maps for Android includes public transport information for almost 500 cities around the world.
Want basic driving directions? Help finding cheap gas? A cool way to create a digital scrapbook of your latest trip? Android has an app for that, and more.
The map app that includes public sites has broadened its resources to include a number of venues in the UK.
OpenStreetMap is now supplying the maps underlying the location-based service FourSquare -- except on smartphones.
Searching for a last-minute gift for the holidays? Look no further than Apple's App Store.
A mapping solution of its own could bring native audible turn-by-turn directions to iOS, Apple's mobile operating system.