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Google Maps Expands Transit Info

The new version of Google Maps for Android includes public transport information for almost 500 cities around the world.

21 Awesome GPS and Location-Aware Apps for Android

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.


Google Expands Indoor Maps Selection

The map app that includes public sites has broadened its resources to include a number of venues in the UK.

FourSquare Dumps Google Maps for Rival

OpenStreetMap is now supplying the maps underlying the location-based service FourSquare -- except on smartphones.

5 iPhone and iPad Apps that Make Great (Last-Minute) Gifts

Searching for a last-minute gift for the holidays? Look no further than Apple's App Store.

Apple Inks Another Deal Hinting it will Create own Maps App

A mapping solution of its own could bring native audible turn-by-turn directions to iOS, Apple's mobile operating system.


Homer Simpson Comes to TomTom iOS App

Homer will say things like: "Make a U-turn," "Ha ha, you've goofed," and, unsurprisingly "D'Oh!".

Apple's Plans: Mapping Apps

Want ads hint of Apple's next ventures into navigation software.


Google Adds Offline Viewing, Orientation to Maps for Android

UPDATE: Google has updated its Maps for Android application, giving it more GPS navigation features than mobile offerings from Apple and Microsoft.


Unlucky Thief Steals iPhone Used in GPS Tracking Tests

Thief steals iPhone being used to test real-time GPS tracking program, but is caught 10 minutes later.


Report: Facebook, McDonald's Team on Geolocation

Facebook promotes its "check in" feature; look for more location-based services this year.


Firefox for Google Android: A Hands-On Tour

Android users, listen up: Firefox has finally arrived for your phone. Well, almost. Here's a sneak peek at Mozilla's upcoming Google Android browser.


Google Dashes Hopes of Free iPhone Turn-by-Turn GPS

Google clarifies how its free mobile navigation software works -- and where it doesn't (yet).