“OK Google” – Google Maps to be updated with Google Assistant

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Google Maps will allow users to control navigation with their voice. Thanks to Google Assistant, Google Maps will become an even more hands-free tool, enabling both Android and iOS smartphone users who use the app to control navigation with their voice, further simplifying the process. The integration allows users more than just the ability to use voice-control navigation. Once the update has been rolled out to Google Maps users across the globe, they will be able to enjoy the convenience and freedom of simply using their voice to ask the…

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Apple Maps app receives massive investments and has now returned

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After getting off to an unfortunate start upon its first launch in 2012, the revamped application is back. The term Apple Maps has become synonymous with an application from the iPhone maker that had a very unlikely beginning, directing people to drive off bridges, skipping many towns and businesses, and sending people way out into the outback of Australia. There were countless mistakes in this very rare disaster of a launch for Apple among its mobile apps. Among the many notable mistakes from the original version of Apple Maps was…

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Top 5 Apps for Smart Drivers

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There are countless apps for drivers across multiple platforms, capable of finding the safest roads, tracking fuel use, or even getting you out of a traffic ticket. Below is a selection of five of the best car-related apps for drivers, hand-picked to help you get the most out of both your car and the open road: Trapster Trapster is a database of user-submitted notes about road hazards, speed traps and speed enforcement cameras. Trapster allows users to pinpoint the location of various hazards to rate the validity of noted locations.…

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Schedule released for Blue Marble rooftop QR codes to be installed in 2012

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Global business development consulting and public relations firm, Phillips & Company, which is known for providing its Blue Marble QR code services, has announced the American regional timetable it will be recommending to businesses and their owners for the installation of the Blue Marblerooftop version of the barcodes. Phillips & Company offers the Blue Marble marketing service in order to provide businesses with the opportunity to convert their rooftops into an advertising opportunity through a billboard with a dynamic QR code integrated with it so that it can be accessed…

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Google Maps for Android primed for m-commerce

Geotargeting

Google has just announced its latest move with its Maps for Android app, which has been angled toward e-commerce, but that now includes a new feature that allows smartphones and tablets based on Android to view their own position and use that to find what stores are nearby in some airports, malls, and even retail stores. Google has effectively brought its enormous online mapping software tools – which have already been able to effectively graph both real-world and digital footage – into the world inside so that users of mobile…

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