Motorola Ditches Google Location Services

In a recent development, Motorola has announced that it is replacing Google location services in a vast majority of its devices with Skyhook location services. Skyhook, which is already used in Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, triangulates your location by using a large grid of WiFi ...

Read More

Google Gets Social With New “Google Buzz”

Today, February 9th, 2010, Google has yet another release for us(Android Users) that extends the abilities of your Android Device and Gmail account. This free service is called Google Buzz and is essentially another social networking medium. With Google Wave not making much headway, the ...

Read More

How To Properly Use Google Maps: A Satirical Narrative

With all of the new Lab features included in the latest version of Google Maps(3.3.1), it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed. You may ask yourself, “How could the terrain layer possibly assist me in getting me where I’m going?”, “How does knowing what’s nearby help me when ...

Read More

New Mobile Search Features from Google

Google rolled out a couple of handy new features on its mobile-optimized site late yesterday, making it easier to access search results on your phone that you generated previously on your desktop or laptop. The first is Local Search for Mobile. When you visit Google on your phone and tap the ...

Read More

Google Latitude Shows, Shares Location

Google might have recently killed off a few projects these last couple of weeks, but they’re still unveiling new ones all the time. Today sees the announcement of Latitude, the location broadcasting service that combines Google Maps with GPS and cell phone triangulation. Want to know ...

Read More

TomTom’s Tele Atlas On Android

Tele Atlas, a Dutch Digital Map maker has signed a 5 year deal with Google which will see its maps been included in cellphones based on Android including other Google services. We think this deal will do good things for the big G as they venture deeper into the mobile arena where they could, ...

Read More