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An educated guess (Timur Fanshteyn) Technology, Software Development and other ways to make an educated guess about the world... Mobile There are 2 entries for the tag Mobile
Google Maps for Mobile - Impressions Day 2
I just took a 60 mile trip and was checking My Location on the Google Maps for Mobile. To my surprise, it was pretty accurate during the whole trip. The map would place me on the highway or within a 50 yards of the highway along the route. Another interesting detail, I didn't have to request the location all the time, the position would adjust as the car was moving - very much like the it does on the GPS. That brought an interesting thought - Now Google has not only the locations where their devices ......

Posted On Thursday, November 29, 2007 8:16 AM

Google Maps for Mobile - now with My Location
Today, Google made a new Google Maps for Mobile available on their site. The new beta version includes a My Location functionality that places your location on the map based on the information received from the cell phone towers. I've installed the app on my Blackberry Curve. The My Location function is great, even though it is not as good as a GPS. While in my office, Google Maps placed my location within around 100m of my real location. That was great. The neat trick is that positioning works even ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 28, 2007 10:27 PM

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