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Why paper maps still matter in the digital age

Ted Florence is ready for his family trip to Botswana. He has looked up his hotel on Google Maps and downloaded a digital map of the country to his phone. He has also packed a large paper map. “I travel all over the world,” says Florence, the president of the international board of the International Map Industry Association and Avenza Maps, a digital map software company. “Everywhere I go, my rout...[Read More]

Choose a spot for dinner using the new Google Maps Group Planning feature

Google Maps will now let a group of people decide where to eat out, based on a shareable list of restaurants, bars, or clubs (that users will be able to curate themselves). No more back and forth arguing with your buddies in a parking lot about where to eat tonight. The Group Planning feature will roll out starting this week, and will allow users to add restaurant options to a list that is then sh...[Read More]

What are your three words? iStore wants to know

Imagine being anywhere in the world — from a small market in Madrid to the river on your uncle’s farm in Vryburg. Wherever you happen to be, that spot can be tracked using what3words, and pinpointed down to a three metre area. And the really exciting bit is that iStores in South Africa will now be using this service to improve deliveries. What3words is a different take on maps and addressing...[Read More]

Snag a look at the four new maps coming to CoD: Infinite Warfare’s Sabotage DLC

So running on walls and potting people in the head is already getting boring? Good thing the Sabotage DLC for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare launched today on this year’s early launch platform. Which means just about everyone is going to be getting a crack at four all-new(ish) multiplayer maps. Maps which are revealed in the Sabotage launch trailer. Noire is as dark as you would expect, whil...[Read More]

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