Australian Police Warn Against Apple Maps

Everyone who lives outside US know that Apple Maps are total disaster... but this is the first time when it's officially stated by authorities. Local police...

Garmin to acquire Navigon

  On Tuesday 14th of June, 2011 Garmin - one of the most popular sellers of navigation and smartphone GPS software - announced that Navigon’s shareholders...

Good news, Google launches walking direction-enabled Maps for about 44 African Countries: Now, the...

Google Lat Long blog says ''Google Maps for Africa gets better'', how better is this better?. Oh!, walking directions launched!. That sounds like a...

Microsoft announces updates to Windows 10 Maps after HERE drops the support for Windows

Two days ago HERE announced that it will stop supporting Windows 10. We didn't have to wait long for the response of Microsoft. In...

China’s GPS aka BeiDou: Coming soon to your smartphone

BeiDou is widely regarded as China's own GPS and rightly so. Recently and finally China released its "secret" i.e. the Navigation message format for...

Urban Engines: Public Transit app

In a civilized urban cities, it is always challenging task to optimize our time to travel with in the city. However, visualization of reliable...

TomTom Android App Finally… Works

When TomTom launched its android app several months ago there was only one issue with it... it didn't work at most smartphones. It was compatible...

TomTom Navigation App Finally On Android BUT……………..

...but the best android phones on the market including HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy S III, and Galaxy Nexus are all not compatible. What...

Telenav Brings Integration Of In-dash And Smartphone Navi Apps.

This week Telenav presented a pretty cool concept that I haven't seen at his scale never before although it seems pretty simple and straightforward...

Should navigation companies move to OpenStreetMap like Telenav?

Earlier this week navigation company Telenav announced they are switching mapping data provider from TomTom to OpenStreetMap for their iPhone app Scout. Scout is...

GAGAN: India’s SBAS system is now operational

The GPS aided geo-augmented navigation (GAGAN), jointly developed by the Indian Space Research Organization and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is now operational...

Microsoft launches traffic predictions in Bing Maps across the globe

There are a couple of approaches to calculate road traffic on a map. The best option would be to actually have someone being stuck...

CoPilot GPS Navigation Coming To Windows Phone 8. Is Nokia Drive In Danger?

The answer this question is simple: NO! And it is not because CoPilot is bad and Nokia Navigation is better... it's simply because it's...

Galileo satellite is ‘’moving out’’ to a new orbit

After launching at 22/08/2014 Galileo’s satellites 5 and 6 (or Doresa and Milena as is their given names), as we probably all remember, faced...

TED talks: How to fool a GPS

I found today this interesting TED talk by Todd Humphreys - the director of the University of Texas at Austin's Radionavigation Laboratory. He forecasts...

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