Posts tagged as: Mapping

Uber Buys deCarta – a Mapping Firm

Uber has announced the acquisition of deCarta, a mapping software business that was founded back in 1996. It could signal Uber’s first step toward distancing itself from Google and Apple’s mapping services, which it currently relies on. Aftrer all those services at aimed at commuter marker not service client like Uber. At a Ford trends […]

Nokia Announces “HERE” Mapping – Will Be On iOS and Android

Nokia has announced “HERE” as its new brand for mapping and location services and apps. Currently available through Windows Phone, Nokia will now be expanding with an app for Apple’s iOS and an SDK for Android manufacturers to integrate the HERE map service into Android-based phones. The company also announced a partnership with Mozilla to […]

Google Lets Users Opt Out of Wi-Fi Mapping

Following a similar move in Europe back in September, Google is now letting users as a whole opt out of having their location information accessible from Google’s Location Server. While the service never identified users, it simply provided their location information and nothing else. Still, some privacy advocates believe this is too much information and […]

RouteBuddy Updates to v3.1 – Updates Elevation Graphs, Restores Leopard Support

GPS mapping application RouteBuddy released a bugfix upgrade to its recent v3.1 update. Called v3.1.1, the upgrade addresses several bugs as well as restores support for Mac OS X 10​.5 (Leopard) users, fixing an issue that caused the program to be unable to launch in 10.5. The new version dramatically increases the speed of importing […]

MapQuest Launches Canadian Site

MapQuest today announced the launch of MapQuest.ca to provide accurate mapping tools and directions for Canadian addresses. “MapQuest has been providing solutions to Canadian users to meet their trip-planning needs for years,” said Christian Dwyer, senior vice president and general manager, MapQuest. “The launch of MapQuest.ca speaks to the growing needs of Canadian consumers for […]

ViewRanger GPS Comes to Smart Phones

Augmentra has announced that its award-winning ViewRanger GPS outdoors navigation system is now available as a Smartphone app for the Apple iPhone (3g, 3gs & 4), iPad, and Android devices. Designed for off-road — and offline — navigation, ViewRanger is the perfect companion for outdoor enthusiasts including campers and hikers, as well as field-based applications […]

ViewRanger GPS Comes to Smart Phones

Augmentra has announced that its award-winning ViewRanger GPS outdoors navigation system is now available as a Smartphone app for the Apple iPhone (3g, 3gs & 4), iPad, and Android devices. Designed for off-road — and offline — navigation, ViewRanger is the perfect companion for outdoor enthusiasts including campers and hikers, as well as field-based applications […]

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