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With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe you can finally style your maps in Photoshop and...

Making beautiful maps is a difficult task. Online geoviz platforms like Mapbox, CartoDB or ArcGIS Online are cool for interactive visualisations but sometimes you just need to quickly make a great looking static map....

What’s trending on OpenStreetMap?

Ever wanted to know what's trending on OpenStreetMap? Looks like there is an easy way to find out the answer to that question! Researchers at the Geometa lab at the HSR University of Applied...

Google updates Maps with the latest satellite images from Landsat 8

Have you ever wondered where does the Google Maps and Google Earth satellite images come from? Most of them were taken by Landsat 7. The Landsat Program is a series of Earth-observing satellite missions jointly...

#Mapped: The most dangerous places to drive in the world

We are in the midst of a revolution in the transportation sector and one of the main aspects of that future is increased safety. Every single time autonomous vehicles are mentioned in an article, it...
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World Economic Forum’s 2016 Technology Pioneers: 4 Geospatial companies in the list!!

Each year the World Economic Forum awards the most innovative and impactful early-stage tech companies on the planet with their "Technology Pioneer" award. The award...

With the new location feeds Twitter is finally making use of geographic information

We've been always complaining about the way Twitter uses location information. Although a huge number of users geotag their tweets, Twitter was never able to...

Waze will help you avoid difficult intersections

You know those intersections with 3 lanes in each direction, huge traffic and you trying to turn left... My Mom hates them. It's simply...

Scary real-time map of earthquakes around the world

Earthquakes are much more common events than one might expect. According to the U.S. Geological Survey there are on average over 14,000 earthquakes of magnitude...

Building trust in autonomous cars

Autonomous vehicles are the future of transportation and one of the main aspects that will hinder wide-spread adoption of this future will have nothing to...
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Slow Down GPS (Child Voice Navigation)

In spite of all the signs and notifications from our navigation applications, sometimes and rather unfortunately, we tend to ignore that we are over...

Yup, that’s right…Esri just created a selfie story map for the 2016 UC!

The Esri UC in San Diego is less than a week away and if you are excited about being there next week, Esri has an interesting option...

RWE to use Data intelligence & Geospatial IoT to improve wind farm performance

Data analytics and IoT are two of the most promising technologies today and not a day passes without some futuristic application that portrays them as the...

Commercial Drone Rule Met With Industry Excitement about the Future of UAS

This morning, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the highly anticipated rules governing the operation of small UAS (sUAS) for commercial purposes.  The new...

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This surprising map shows origins of each player on Euro 2016 championship

As the ongoing UEFA Euro 2016 football (aka soccer if you're from the US) championship is keeping fans in Europe in front of TVs,...

New Android Nearby feature will notify you of apps based on your location

I often wish that my smartphone was a bit smarter. Earlier this week I got stuck in a huge traffic jam... If only I...

Explore the Earth from Space: Geoawesome Map of “space” photos

Pictures of the earth taken from space are always breath-taking! It's always amazing to see how vibrant and colourful our little blue planet is! Explore the world...

With this new service Facebook is finally making location-based ads useful

Social media marketing is a part of a marketing mix of almost every company. It's a great channel to reach out to your audience,...

Apple redesigns Maps and opens it to developers

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9jgykUCrwE&w=560&h=315] Today Apple held its annual WWDC event where every year it unveils new features to its software and systems. iOS 10 got a few significant...

Android based GPS receivers?: Google opens up access to GPS measurements in Android N

Google I/O had some very interesting location keynotes and some big announcements about Project Tango. One of the interesting keynotes that we didn't get...

Detailed map of light pollution around the world

I love stargazing. It makes me calm down, think about the past and the future and find my own place in the universe. The...

With Drive, Mapbox now has its sights on the in-car navigation market

Mapbox is one of the coolest geo-startups out there today and earlier this month, they announced a new SDK - Mapbox Drive! The latest SDK...

Lenovo announced the first phone with Google Tango

Today Lenovo announced a new range of three smartphones that will be available in stores around the world later this year. There is the Phab...

Game of Thrones: Mapping the places where it was filmed

Game Of Thrones is awesome. Period! Whether you are a fan of the TV show or not, there is no denying that the TV...

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Top 5 most futuristic drone application ideas that already exist

Drones are no longer just the domain of the military. They are already changing the way we deal with many problems and it seems that the possibilities...

You can now become Google Maps beta tester

During the company’s I/O developer conference last month, Google announced a new initiative to give users an easier access to beta versions of its...

Check out this amazing 3D map of Mercury

Last month we wrote about the first topographic map of Mercury - the closest planet to our sun located 48 million miles (77 million km) away from...

Police can request your Location History from Google Maps Timeline

If you’re criminal and you have Android phone or you use Google Maps on iOS you should consider switching back to your old feature...

This German start-up will protect you from areal intruders

Drones are more affordable than ever before. Only last year around $1m consumer flying devices were sold globally, most of them equipped with video...

Big Consulting enters drone mapping market. Interview with Adam Wiśniewski – Director of PwC’s...

Last week we've reported that PwC, one of the biggest consulting companies in the world, announced its new drone mapping department called Drone Powered...

Pebble Core is a new GPS tracking cube which you will love

Pebble - a company that invented a smartwatch has just released a new gadget which will be appreciated by every GeoGeek. Pebble Core is a...

Amazing map of air traffic network

Everyday 100,000 airline flights take place around the world. This means that every second there is a plane taking off from one of 3,275...

Uber will now use Foursquare POI data to make it easier to find your...

Uber and Foursquare announced a partnership. The ride hailing company will incorporate Foursquare’s Places data in it’s app. The aim is to allow both drivers...

How accurate is your smartphone’s GPS in an urban jungle?

GPS in our phones in an amazing invention. It connects the virtual space of the Internet with the physical world. Smartphones can quite precisely pinpoint...

Google Maps will be all about ads with sponsored pins and logos

Google spends $1 bln each year to keep Maps up-to-date and to make the user experience better. It is not surprising that the company...

Mongolian post will use what3words for national addressing system

For centuries Mongolians were keeping nomadic lifestyle moving from one place to another. Due to that reason, Mongolia, although nearly as big as the...

PwC opens drone mapping division in Poland and it’s a milestone for the whole...

If you’ve ever had a chance to work with one of the Big Four consulting firms you must have noticed that these guys are good with...

France is banning drones during Euro 2016

Drones are an amazing piece of technology and a lot of fun but when they get into the wrong hands that can be very...

Facebook Live Map allows you discover real-time video streams based on their geography

Facebook Live is a new video feature that has been rolled out globally in February and offers users real-time streaming video capabilities. Frankly speaking it is not massively...

Will I switch from Jawbone Up3 to the new Garmin Vivosmart with GPS?

Ever since Fenix series, I am a big fun of Garmin’s wearable devices. I believe that Phenix 3 is the best GPS watch out...

Apple opens Maps production unit in Hyderabad, India with 4000 employees

How to tell if a mapping company is mature? When it opens a data production unit in India. Today Apple announced the opening of a...

Data Observatory from CartoDB

Searching for Location data that is openly available for a particular region can be daunting task if you are not someone who knows where...

UPS now lets you track your package on a real-time map

Do you also know the feeling of a total frustration when waiting your package to arrive? The new service by UPS is trying to...

Google I/O Live Stream

Google is live-streaming the IO event and apparently its (this) easy to embed a widget to live-stream the event, so just in case you...
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