Google Maps released a new feature for Android called My Maps that allows users to create custom maps of any area. You can use My Maps to create and edit custom maps by marking locations, creating layers with different kinds of content, styling your content with colors and line widths, drawing lines or shapes, importing […]

Google Maps iPhone App Update Adds New Features That You’ll Love

March 20, 2015
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The Google Maps development team doesn’t take a break, they’ve been working hard non stop to make their incredibly popular Google Maps app for iOS even better than it already is. With the relaunch of Nokia Here Maps, and other interesting map apps constantly hitting the App Store, they know they’ve got some strong competition […]

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Explore Mount Everest on Google Maps With Street View

March 14, 2015
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I’ve always told people that Google Maps is the go to site for virtual travelers, because you can actually use the world’s best online mapping service to explore the most incredible locations without leaving home. Yesterday Google announced in a blog post that you can now take a trip through Mount Everest without having to […]

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Google Maps Now Shows Gas Stations Along Your Route

February 23, 2015
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Google has been helping drivers find gas stations for a while now, however, it was until just a couple of days ago that Kevin McLaughlin announced through his Google+ account that Maps is now showing relevant gas stations to users along their routes. If you don’t understand what this means let me explain. In the […]

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OpenStreetMap Now Offers A to B Directions (Routing)

February 17, 2015
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I’m sure you all remember the OSM Project, we’ve talked about it many times in the past, however, it’s been a while since we’ve heard news regarding this awesome, as well as free open-source mapping tool and community that’s always been considered one of the best alternatives to the other mapping services online. Well I […]

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Learn How to Use Google Maps Offline Without an Internet Connection (WiFi)

February 12, 2015
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Business Insider recently shared an awesome tip about a super useful Google Maps feature that I didn’t even know that existed that allows you to download and save Maps for offline use. This not-so-well known feature can be of great help for people traveling around the world and for those who don’t have mobile data […]

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Google Maps is Now 10 Years Old – Happy Birthday!

February 9, 2015
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Google Maps turns 10 today, amazing that it has just been a decade since we all started using and falling in love with Google’s mapping service, It really feels like they’ve been around for way more than 10 years, and to be honest with you, I can’t even remember how life was before Maps was […]

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Google Earth Pro Goes Free

February 2, 2015
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Google Earth Pro is now available for free, the days when you had to pay $399 for a yearly subscription are long gone, you can get yourself a free key and download Earth Pro right now if you want to start enjoying all the great features that the app offers. “Google Earth Pro has all […]

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MapQuest for iOS Gets Updated With New Information and Clearer On-Map Directions

January 26, 2015
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MapQuest has just updated its official app for iOS to version 4.7, the update includes several new features that aim to provide more information and an improved navigation experience for those of you who are searching for directions or planning your next trip through AOL’s popular maps service. According to AOL in-route navigation has never […]

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Google Maps for Android Update Lets Users Share Directions

January 21, 2015
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Google Maps for Android was updated last Wednesday to version 9.3. The update includes several changes and adds new features that most users won’t notice by simply pulling out their phones and opening the app. However, there are some things that you should definitely know about, because I’m sure that you, as well as many […]

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Bing Maps Provides Directions Based on Traffic Conditions Worldwide

January 16, 2015
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Last year Bing Maps launched its advanced Clearflow technology worldwide, this feature, which was previously only available in the U.S. is able to predict current traffic conditions on roads that do not provide live traffic data, and it also uses that same technology to provide more accurate trip times and directions based on traffic conditions […]

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Google Maps 9.1 for Android Gets an Important Update

November 21, 2014
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There’s a new version of Google Maps for Android now available and, according to Android Police it brings several cool new features that most users of the service will probably love. Now even though this is not the biggest update ever, it does include one important change that’s actually worth talking about. Version 9.1 will […]

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New MapQuest Roadside Assistance Service Powered by Urgent.ly

November 12, 2014
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MapQuest has just updated its popular mobile app for iOS to version 4.6.1. The update adds several new features which I’m sure you’ll love, however, the new roadside assistance service powered by Urgent.ly is one in particular that really caught my attention. Urgent.ly is like Uber but for roadside assistance, which means that from now […]

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Use Google Maps Directions to Get to the Polls

November 4, 2014
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Want to know how to find your polling place? Well, it won’t be that hard if you decide to use the new Google Maps polling location tool that helps voters find the nearest voting station, not to mention that Get to The Polls also provides detailed information about each voter’s individual ballot in order to […]

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Use MapQuest and Google Maps to Find Job Opportunities in Your Area

October 8, 2014

Today I read a very interesting and useful article published by AOL in their “Jobs” section that talked about how anyone can use MapQuest and Google Maps to find new job opportunities no matter where they are. In other words, this cleverly written article provides a clear explanation of how to use AOL’s and Google’s […]

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