MapQuest Intros New Android App
MapQuest today published a new mapping application in the Android Market. This 1.0.0 beta software offers a wide range of features, including free voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions; walking and driving directions; real-time traffic with auto re-route; satellite maps; and voice search. The beta applications is free, and requires devices running Android 1.6 and up.
Verizon Wants You To Rattle Along with Its New Hum Devices
Verizon today announced a revamp of its Hum line of connected car devices. Moving forward, consumers can choose one of three new options to keep their car in touch with Verizon's network.
Latest Windows 10 Preview Targets Browser and Maps
Microsoft has made a new build of Windows 10 available to mobile phones and PCs alike. Build 14291 makes significant changes to several important features.
Google Maps for iOS Gains One-Tap Access to Commute Info
Google today updated Google Maps for iOS devices with new real-time tools to make finding information on the go even quicker. iPhone owners can now swipe up when using Google Maps to open three tabs: explore, driving, and transit.
Google Maps Adds Fast-Food Landmarks to Directions
Google has updated its Maps app to include easily-recognizable landmarks in its driving and walking directions. Currently, the landmarks seem to be exclusively fast-food restaurants, presumably because they usually have large signs, and logos that most people can recognize at a glance.