Last month, the Huffington Post released its popular list of the “World’s 101 Best Travel Websites: 2016 edition”. HuffPost writer William D. Chalmers, who is also the Event director of “The Global Scavenger Hunt” – an annual world travel championship spread out across ten countries – was the person in charge of putting up this […]

MapQuest’s New ‘Compare’ Feature Lets You Compare Between Multiple Transport Options, Including Uber, Car2Go and Public Transit

December 24, 2015
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MapQuest’s new ‘Compare’ feature is quite useful, because it allows you to compare different modes of transportation such as driving, walking, Uber, Car2Go, and public transit all in one place to help you find the best available option to get from Point A to Point B. But, you may be asking yourself, how does the […]

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Google Maps for iOS Gets Updated With Popular Times, Offline Navigation and Gas Prices

December 16, 2015
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Earlier this week, Google Maps for iOS was updated with several useful features that have been available on Android for several months now. The most interesting new feature is perhaps the ability to get driving directions offline. However, the two other new features such as up to date gas prices and popular business hours arrive […]

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MapQuest Launches New Travel and Hotel Booking Site

December 15, 2015
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MapQuest and the Priceline Partner Network announced a partnership back in April 2013 which would allow users to make hotel and travel bookings directly on AOL’s mapping site. Later that same year the company announced in a blog post the launch of a new feature called In-Map Hotel Booking which allowed users to easily book […]

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MapQuest Map Helps You Flee or Be Donald Trump

December 8, 2015
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MapQuest has created a really unusual yet funny interactive map that you can use to either avoid Donald Trump entirely while he’s in your city, or live like Donald Trump for a day. When you go to MapQuest’s #AvoidTrump site you will see a large map like the one at the top of this page […]

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Bing Maps Traffic Cameras Let You Preview Current Road Conditions

November 26, 2015
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On Monday, Microsoft announced that it had just updated Bing Maps with a new feature that lets users view current road conditions in 11 countries around the world. Microsoft’s web mapping service will now let you access over 35,000 live traffic cameras in countries such as the United States, Canada, and even Spain so that […]

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Google Maps Launches Offline Navigation and Search in India

November 18, 2015
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Last week, Google released offline navigation and search in Google Maps, at the time of the announcement the company said that it would be slowly rolling out the ability to download areas of the map to let users get directions and make searches so that they could find accurate business information even without an internet […]

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Google Maps Directions, Search, and Business Information Now Available Offline

November 12, 2015
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Google Maps is rolling out a major update that will allow users everywhere to get driving directions, make searches, and find useful business information offline. Although Google Maps already allowed users to cache Maps for offline use, it didn’t actually let them save routes or get step-by-step directions without an internet connection, the only option […]

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Google Maps Adds Holiday Hours to its Growing List of Features

November 9, 2015
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I’m sure you’ve all been in that situation where you drive all the way up to your favorite store only to realize that it’s closed for the holidays. The holiday season brings with it confusing store hours, most businesses create special holiday schedules designed to allow people to do more shopping, that’s why some businesses […]

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Google Maps Brings Spoken Traffic Alerts and Directions to iPhone

November 6, 2015
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Google Maps’ latest update for iOS adds a new helpful navigation feature that’s already been available on Android for a while, spoken traffic alerts and directions. Which means, that as an iPhone or iPad user you’ll now get a heads up of upcoming delays on your route that are caused by extreme traffic, accidents, road […]

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Google Frightgeist: Google Maps Popular Halloween Costume Trends in the US

October 23, 2015
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Google has just released Google Frightgeist, an interactive mapping tool that shows you the most popular Halloween costumes based on the top 500 costume searches made in the United States. To make this assertion Google pulled data from over 3 billion daily searches being made on Google.com and Google Trends, so now you’ll be able […]

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Google Maps Will Now Let You Add Multiple Stops and Check Gas Prices Along Your Route

October 21, 2015
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Over the next couple of weeks, Google will be rolling out an update to its Google Maps Mobile app for Android that will allow you to add stops along your route and check current gas prices near you while in navigation mode. So users can now add detours to places and businesses like banks, coffee […]

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Google Maps Hong Kong Gets Updated With 3D Aerial Imagery

October 19, 2015
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Google Maps and Google Earth have just been updated with new 3D aerial imagery of Hong Kong, which means that you can now fly like a plane across the city and zigzag between skyscrapers while being at it. To explore Hong Kong in 3D with Google Maps simply go to https://maps.google.com, or https://www.google.com.hk/maps/ if you’re […]

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Google Maps for iOS lets you get directions on Apple Watch and Compare ETAs across all transportation modes

October 1, 2015
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Google Maps is now available on Apple Watch, so now you can get directions on your Apple Watch using Google’s Maps app for iOS instead of Apple’s own maps app, which is probably still not as accurate and reliable as the Google Maps app for iOS that we’ve all come to love, adore, and embrace […]

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Explore Top University Campuses With Google Maps Street View

September 24, 2015
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For the last couple of months, Google has been working hard on mapping university campuses in several countries around the world, such as the United States (USA), Canada, and Scotland as well. So don’t be surprised if by any chance you happen to see a Google Trekker at your university’s main campus, because now you’ll […]

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