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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...


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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....