WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing
October 18, 2017 – 06:58 | No Comment
WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing

Your first thought is why you’d need to share your location with anyone. After further consideration, it makes so much sense.
Recently we were on a trip to Lisbon and one of team members got lost …

Google Maps for iOS adds real-time updates to Popular Times feature
January 26, 2017 – 08:32 | Comments Off on Google Maps for iOS adds real-time updates to Popular Times feature
Google Maps for iOS adds real-time updates to Popular Times feature

Google has released Google Maps for iOS 4.27, the second major update to its iPhone and iPad app this month. It follows an earlier update that improved support for Uber services.
The new release extends the …

Flico identifies landmarks in YouTube videos
September 20, 2016 – 04:22 | Comments Off on Flico identifies landmarks in YouTube videos
Flico identifies landmarks in YouTube videos

Flico is a clever Chrome extension which can identify landmarks in YouTube videos and tell you more about them.
It’s easy to use. If you spot a landmark you don’t recognise, pause playback, click the Flico …

Google Maps for iOS adds taxi services to route options
March 24, 2016 – 08:57 | Comments Off on Google Maps for iOS adds taxi services to route options
Google Maps for iOS adds taxi services to route options

Less than a month after its last update, Google has rolled out Google Maps for iOS 4.17. The big news here is the addition of taxi services when comparing route options for six countries, including …

Google Maps for iOS 4.16 adds detour function, 3D touch support
March 1, 2016 – 06:55 | Comments Off on Google Maps for iOS 4.16 adds detour function, 3D touch support
Google Maps for iOS 4.16 adds detour function, 3D touch support

Google has extended its pit-stop feature – the ability to find places to stop off on journeys – to iPhone and iPad users with the release of Google Maps for iOS 4.16.
The ability to create …

Access Google Maps on your Apple Watch with latest iOS update
September 30, 2015 – 08:47 | Comments Off on Access Google Maps on your Apple Watch with latest iOS update
Access Google Maps on your Apple Watch with latest iOS update

Google has unveiled updates to its Google Maps for iOS and Google Maps for Android apps. The big news in this latest release is the addition of support for the Apple Watch on the iOS …

Get location-based photo sharing with Snaptivity for Android
May 11, 2015 – 12:01 | Comments Off on Get location-based photo sharing with Snaptivity for Android
Get location-based photo sharing with Snaptivity for Android

There’s no shortage of ways to share your photos with the world, but the free Android app Snaptivity does it differently: by time and location.
What does this mean? Imagine you’re taking a picture of a …

Google Maps for iOS 4.4 adds full-screen maps, colour-coded transit links
March 19, 2015 – 09:56 | Comments Off on Google Maps for iOS 4.4 adds full-screen maps, colour-coded transit links
Google Maps for iOS 4.4 adds full-screen maps, colour-coded transit links

Google has released Google Maps for iOS 4.4, a new version of its map app for iPhone and iPad users.
The new build promises one-tap access to a full-screen map, the ability to view transit colours …

Sensor Sense monitors all your Android device sensors
November 7, 2014 – 08:29 | Comments Off on Sensor Sense monitors all your Android device sensors
Sensor Sense monitors all your Android device sensors

Light levels, position, sound, acceleration: your Android device knows a lot about its environment, and this data can be very helpful in adjusting how it behaves.
Individual apps might access one or two of these sensors, …

Google Maps for Android 8.2 released, improves navigation for cyclists and drivers
July 18, 2014 – 12:34 | Comments Off on Google Maps for Android 8.2 released, improves navigation for cyclists and drivers
Google Maps for Android 8.2 released, improves navigation for cyclists and drivers

Google has started to roll out Google Maps for Android 8.2, focussing its attention of cyclists with the addition of some handy new features.
The app also introduces voice control for vehicle navigation, effectively turning the …

Google Maps updated for iOS and Android, improves navigation tools, offline maps support
May 7, 2014 – 08:07 | Comments Off on Google Maps updated for iOS and Android, improves navigation tools, offline maps support
Google Maps updated for iOS and Android, improves navigation tools, offline maps support

Google has updated its mobile mapping apps with the release of Google Maps for iOS 3.0 and Google Maps for Android 8.0.
Both platforms gain improved turn-by-turn navigation controls as well as the addition of travel …