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8 Mar/12

A Comparison of Popular Maps and Driving Directions Sites

A Comparison of Popular Maps and Driving Directions Sites

Finding maps and driving directions online only makes sense. The popular map sites have current changes updated in real time, and even feature traffic reports so that you can better plan your route. Getting reliable step by step directions will make any trip easier. The only thing left to decide is where to get your directions from. So with Yahoo Maps, MapQuest and Google all competing for our attention, which map site will reign supreme?Basic DirectionsFirst we’ll look at providing simple...

2 Mar/12

Foursquare Ditches Google Maps, Goes Open With OpenStreetMap

Foursquare Ditches Google Maps, Goes Open With OpenStreetMap

You may remember that Google some time ago announced that they would start to charge for Google Map api calls above a certain level (see Google Introduces Google Maps Api Limits). Usage limit was capped to either 25,000 or 2,500 per day depending on the data used, and companies that went beyond that were asked to pay between $4 and $10 for every 1,000 map loads.Foursquare, the location-based social networking site, announced two days ago that they have switched from using Google Maps to...

11 Set/10

From the Tips Box: Google Instant, Full Screen Google Maps, and Secure Facebook [From The Tips Box]

From the Tips Box: Google Instant, Full Screen Google Maps, and Secure Facebook [From The Tips Box]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Readers offer their best tips for making Google Instant work in Opera, viewing Google Maps in full screen, and visiting encrypted Facebook. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: From the Tips Box: Google Instant, Full Screen Google Maps, and Secure Facebook [From The Tips Box] Technorati...




3 Ago/10

The web attack that leads hackers straight to your home

The web attack that leads hackers straight to your home

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Is it possible, is there such a thing as an attack that can tell a hacker where you live?  The BBC has revealed that a specially booby-trapped website can tell a hacker where you are to only a few metres. The attack was dreamt up by security expert Sam Kamkar who demonstrated at the Black Hat hackers conference a website exploiting common shortcomings in a router to reveal it’s real-world location. He tricked the router...

29 Nov/09

Google Directions

Google Directions

Google Directions is a service by the Google Maps team that can be used to get driving, transit or walking directions. The web interface of the Google service consists of a web form on the left and the map on the right. All that needs to be done to get directions is to enter the starting and ending location in the form Street, City, Country. Google Directions will then automatically calculate the directions (if possible, it is for instance not possible to go by public transit from New...

4 Ott/09

Real-time Local Twitter Trends

Real-time Local Twitter Trends

Twitter can be an excellent source for spotting the latest trends. Twitter itself displays several popular topics on its frontpage which are sorted by minute, day and week. It does become more difficulty to spot trends if they are not displayed on the Twitter homepage. The two problems that arise are finding those trends if they are not displayed on the Twitter website and to find local trends opposed to global trends. Trendsmap is a Google Maps and Twitter mashup that solves both of these...

27 Set/09

Google Maps Downloader Offline Maps

Google Maps Downloader Offline Maps

Google Maps is an interesting service for quite a few purposes. It can be used to get directions or take a closer look at a specific location on the planet. Many mashups extends its functionality making it without doubt one of the most popular map applications on the Internet. Google Maps does require an Internet connection which can be problematic in some situations like downloading directions from point a to point b to a computer to access it on the road where Internet access is either...

10 Ago/09

Google Maps Mobile 3.2: attenzione al wap di vodafone

Google Maps Mobile 3.2: attenzione al wap di vodafone

Google in questi giorni ha rilasciato una nuova versione dell’applicazione mobile di Google Maps, precisamente la 3.2, introducendo in questa release come al solito alcune correzioni e nuove funzionalità come la gestione dei layers. Questa versione però sembra al momento non funzionare per gli utenti di Vodafone Italia che hanno una tariffa flat WAP (non web), […] Post correlati: Google maps in italia !!! Baco in Google Maps… Queste google maps… Continua...

3 Ago/09

Gsalr Finds Garage Sales and Plans an Effective Route [Sales]

Gsalr Finds Garage Sales and Plans an Effective Route [Sales]

If you’re looking to hit some garage sales, forget combing over the local paper and trying to put together a route. Gsalr makes finding and mapping garage sales a breeze. Similar to previous mentioned Yard Sale Treasure Map, although a bit more polished, Gsalr helps you find and map garage sales in your area. Plug a zip code or state and city into Gsalr and you’ll be given a Google Maps mashup with local garage sales flagged. Each red flag represents a garage sale listing,...

24 Lug/09

Google Latitude Comes to the iPhone [Google Maps]

Google Latitude Comes to the iPhone [Google Maps]

The good news: Google Latitude—the Maps feature that finds your nearby friends on a map—is now available on the iPhone. The bad news: It’s only available as a web application, so it doesn’t currently work with the Google Maps app. To try it out, just point your iPhone’s browser to http://google.com/latitude and allow Safari to use your current location. Latitude will use your iPhone’s GPS to locate you and add your location to Latitude’s database....

23 Lug/09

Google Maps Adds Multiple Search Function [Google Maps]

Google Maps Adds Multiple Search Function [Google Maps]

Google Maps has a lot going for it, but there’s always room for improvement. Which is why today the search giant added the ability to simultaneously search for and display destination points alongside its directions. The new feature means users can now search for restaurants, bars, gas stations, and other destination points along their journey. To use the function, look for a blue bar at the bottom of the left panel (after your second search). Click on it to expand the widget so...

16 Lug/09

Internet Trash Track: la mappa della spazzatura in diretta dal web

Internet Trash Track: la mappa della spazzatura in diretta dal web

Vedere le varie zone del mondo, con inquadrature particolareggiate su determinati luoghi è un qualcosa che abbiamo ormai imparato a fare, grazie a servizi disponibili sul web quali Google Maps o Microsoft Live Search Maps. Con essi visitiamo virtualmente magari un paradiso tropicale dove vorremmo trascorrere la nostra vacanza dei sogni o torniamo, per mezzo del PC, in luoghi che abbiamo già visto, ma di certo non si è mai pensato a dare una scorsa dall'alto alla...

16 Lug/09

Google Maps Downloader And Joiner

Google Maps Downloader And Joiner

Google Maps is one of the most popular map services on the Internet. It can be used for several purposes including looking at maps at different zoom levels in the world or to get directions by entering two locations. One problem that many users experience when using Google Maps is the inability to create maps that do not fit on the computer screen. This usually means to take a screenshot of each part of the map and either keep them as separate images on the computer or to join them together...

23 Giu/09

Create Heatmaps With Heatmap Studio

Create Heatmaps With Heatmap Studio

Heatmaps are basically graphical data representations on two dimensional maps. They can for example be used to represent how users access applications or websites which makes them an extremely popular instrument for usability studies. Many webmasters use heatmaps to design their websites in an optimal fashion which usually means placing the ads in a position that is recognized by most users who come and visit the website. The Heatmap Studio is a software program for the Windows operating...

27 Apr/09

Google Maps Mashup Tracks Swine Flu [Mashups]

Google Maps Mashup Tracks Swine Flu [Mashups]

News and concern over swine flu has spread faster than the actual illness, but if you want to keep a close eye on reports—confirmed and otherwise—this Google Maps mashup does the job nicely. View H1N1 Swine Flu in a larger map Pink markers are suspect Purple markers are confirmed Deaths lack a dot in marker Yellow markers are negative The map is showing updates fairly regularly, and it’s nice to see the distinction between suspected and confirmed accounts. The map’s...

20 Mar/09

Nuova vita per iPhone: ecco il firmware 3.0. MMS su tutto…ma non subito

Nuova vita per iPhone: ecco il firmware 3.0. MMS su tutto…ma non subito

Saranno oltre 13 milioni gli utenti che dopo oggi potranno dirsi soddisfatti. Tanti, infatti, sono gli iPhone venduti nel mondo fino ad ora, 800.000 i download dell’SDK, 50.000 le aziende interessate, 25.000 le applicazione per cui è stata fatta richiesta di entrare in App store di cui il 96% approvate da Apple. Indubbiamente il firmware 3.0 per iPhone è il maggior aggiornamento che il melafonino abbia mai subito nella sua, seppur breve, esistenza. E accanto a un mare di parole...

14 Gen/09

Google Maps Adds Transit Layer for Public Transportation [Google Maps]

Google Maps Adds Transit Layer for Public Transportation [Google Maps]

Google adds transit layers to Google Maps today, helping the money-saving commuter crowd find their way around a handful of supported cities across the globe. To begin with, the transit view is only available to 59 cities, including: Belo Horizonte, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brasilia, Cairo, Capetown, Caracas, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dallas, Dortmund, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Ekaterinburg, Essen, Frankfurt, Genoa, Guadalajara, Hamburg, Helsinki, Johannesburg, Kazan, Köln, Lille, Lisbon, London,...

21 Dic/08

Arriva il primo cellulare con fotocamera da 8 megapixel.

Arriva il primo cellulare con fotocamera da 8 megapixel.

E’ Samsung Sta arrivando dagli States il primo cellulare con fotocamera da 8 megapixel. Si chiama Pixon M8800L, lo ha lanciato Samsung. Una risoluzione di tutto rispetto, che fa concorrenza a un buon numero di fotocamere attualmente in commercio. Non si sa ancora di preciso il giorno del debutto europeo, ma sul nuovo modello Samsung sono già puntati tutti i riflettori: chi lo avrà in mano disporrà infatto di una vera e propria macchina fotografica integrata nel suo telefonino,...

29 Nov/08

Google Maps Updates Interface with Emphasis on Street View [Google Maps]

Google Maps Updates Interface with Emphasis on Street View [Google Maps]

Google just updated the Google Maps interface with revamped controls that match Google Earth’s and put the yellow Street View guy (“Peg Man”) front and center. Hit the play button above to see a Google-produced intro to the revisions, or just head over to Maps to try it out for yourself. Google Maps [via Google Operating System] (Fonte: Lifehacker) (Link) Technorati Tags: google earth, google maps, street view

21 Nov/08

E ora YouTube si trasforma nella spia della porta accanto

E ora YouTube si trasforma nella spia della porta accanto

La Repubblica Vi piacerebbe sapere cosa sta guardando sul computer il vostro vicino di casa? Vi interessa conoscere quali video stanno vedendo in questo momento gli abitanti del vostro condominio? È possibile. Basta collegarsi a YouTube. Sì, perché l’azienda americana ha messo online una versione di prova di un nuovo servizio che consente di conoscere in tempo reale quali video di YouTube siano visti dalle persone che hanno computer accesi nello stesso momento vicino al proprio...