Browsing: maps

Brad Moore took care of Maps on the iPhone, iPad, CarPlay, OS X and even the next Apple Watch It is not usual to receive news that an Apple employee has left the company ship, because precisely we are used to it being Apple who from time to time is expanding its large family through the acquisition of different companies. However, today the case is quite different, since it seems that the Apple Maps team has lost one of its key pieces. This is Brad Moore, who, according to his professional profile, left the company last October to join Uber,…

Read More

Since its launch more than 10 years ago, the Google maps service has become practically the only reference for millions of users. The Google Maps service is like Spotify to streaming music for many millions of people. Currently Google Maps offers us a lot of information, from traffic information to public transport routes, through a large number of photographs of prominent places in most cities. It also allows us to use it without an internet connection as a browser, thanks to the download of use of maps and its offline operation. But all You have to pay for it in…

Read More

For example, let’s say you are traveling from Lisbon to Faro. Have you ever noticed that the estimated time of arrival (ETA) at a destination using Google Maps or Apple Maps never matches the initial ETA estimate? For example, let’s say you are traveling from Lisbon to Faro. After entering the destination into Google Maps, does it show that the trip will take 2 hours and 31 minutes, because these estimates from Google Maps or Apple Maps are never accurate? Maps rival TomTom recently said in a publication that “Estimated arrival times (ETAs) are now more important than ever. Whether…

Read More

One of the examples is being able to use widgets on iOS much better than we had on Android, at least on Google Maps, an application with many tricks. Google decided to give this new widget to users who use the “house” operating system. Google continues to improve its apps on Android, so they never fall behind what you can find on iOS. Yes, there are cases where iPhone users have better Google apps than Android users, which is a disappointment. One of the examples is being able to use widgets on iOS much better than we had on Android,…

Read More

We are at that difficult moment for some applications that we find available in wearables and let me explain. Keeping an application available on wrist devices is something that requires time and work, if this time and work invested is not remunerated in any way or provides interesting options for developers who have little future. In this case we are facing a series of applications that have disappeared from one day to the next without any mention, Target, eBay, Amazon or Google Maps, are no longer available on the Apple Watch and nobody had noticed … Obviously from Apple they…

Read More

Apple uses 13 new providers to improve business search information on its Maps Apple follow improving steadily but silently your Maps application. Without a doubt, Maps have been one of the great absent from iOS 8, since they have been left without receiving any of the many improvements and news that Apple has presented for the rest of the operating system. However, that does not mean that the company is not working on improving its service, and a good example of this is the publication of Maps Connect, the tool for integrating businesses into its maps. Now the company just…

Read More

Google has developed a new function for its Google Maps application that allows you to navigate through an augmented reality mode using the device’s camera, which is already being tested on a limited basis in the United States. The augmented reality mode of Google Maps, which was already announced during the 2018 Google I / O developer conference, uses the rear camera of the “smartphone” to superimpose the navigation directions to the real environment, according to reports “The Wall Street Journal ». Through a new version of Google Maps currently in testing, the Google application uses the user’s GPS location…

Read More

If you are up to date on news released by Google, you will surely remember when, just a few days ago, in the last public beta of the platform, all the users were quite happy to know how the developers in charge of the future evolution of what which may be one of the most used browsers of the moment, or at least one of the ones that is present in more devices, they had implemented a certain novelty by means of which Google allowed us to save the exact location, manually, from the place where you had parked the…

Read More

While physics calculations on the video card have been possible at NVIDIA for quite some time, AMD has not yet got any further than a possible port of this software. Next week the Game Developers Conference will be held in San Francisco and one of AMD’s software developers has already hinted that the company will give a demonstration of physics on a Radeon video card there. Where NVIDIA uses the PhysX acquired through an acquisition, AMD may use the technology of competitor Havok. It therefore seems that choosing an AMD or NVIDIA video card implicitly also means choosing a physics…

Read More

Doing some research on the web, you discovered that a new version of the Google Maps which integrates interesting features that you would like to try. Not being particularly knowledgeable in the technological field, however, you do not have the faintest idea how to proceed and, for this reason, you would like my help to succeed in your intent. That’s the way it is, right? Then let me tell you that you have come to the right place at the right time! In fact, with today’s guide I’ll explain how to update Google Maps to the latest version available. First,…

Read More