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Send The 2014 Nissan Rogue On A Road Trip 'Detour' Using Google Maps

Send The 2014 Nissan Rogue On A Road Trip 'Detour' Using Google Maps

Nissan is hyping the 2014 Rogue compact crossover with a new online campaign called "Detour" that could be one of the better Friday afternoon timewasters we've encountered -- this week, anyway. The campaign creates a fantasy road trip-slash-music video using Google Maps, some stock car-on-road... read more

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Google Maps in 3D

Google Adds New Tools For Travelers

Once upon a time, Google Maps was king of the world. After all, Google is one of a handful of companies that has the resources necessary to map the globe -- both from the air... read more June 7, 2012 by  0


 
Real-time traffic data added to Google Maps

Google Maps Now Offers Real-Time Traffic Data

Since the arrival of the iPhone and its "Maps" app in 2007, drivers have had a growing number of choices for navigation, beyond the usual in-dash and aftermarket systems... read more March 30, 2012 by  2


 
Google Map Maker

Video: Google Map Maker Lets You Edit Maps In The U.S.

Sometimes, even smart people get led astray. They think they know exactly where they're going, they follow directions to a tee, then -- BAM -- they hit a wall. Or a soccer... read more April 20, 2011 by  0


 
Google Maps for Android, 5.3

Google Maps Adds Location History Dashboard -- And A Special Feature Just For Stalkers

If you own an Android smartphone -- as an increasing number of you do -- you might've linked your Google Maps account to Google Latitude. Doing so allows data-hungry types to... read more April 7, 2011 by  1


 
German man pranks Google Street View

Naked Man, Woman In Labor, Prank Google Street View

Google Street View has recently been embroiled in a number of high-profile trials over privacy violations -- and in the middle of all that hubbub, Google has been trying to... read more November 30, 2010 by  0


 
The Google Street View Car

More Bad News For Google Maps Fans: Street View Broke British Law

Two weeks ago, a Canadian court found Google guilty of breaking privacy laws when its Street View vehicles collected data from wifi networks as they roamed the Great White... read more November 4, 2010 by  0


 
Navigon MobileNavigator for Android

Navigon Launches MobileNavigator For Android

One of Android's key selling points when combating the iPhone is the free turn by turn navigation provided by Google. The iPhone does not currently offer a free turn by turn... read more October 29, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap of 'Places' search on Google

Google Puts Geolocation Front And Center For Searchers

Pundits have said it for years, but the chorus has grown louder in recent months: geolocation is the biggest trend since social networking. If you own a smartphone you... read more October 28, 2010 by  0


 
The Google Street View Car

Google Street View Raises Questions About Privacy, We Provide Answers

Last spring and summer, Google was embroiled in a brief but heated scandal involving data collection for its Street View service. America hasn't seen much fallout from the... read more October 21, 2010 by  2


 
Homer Simpson on TomTom

TomTom Posts Major Profit Loss: Is The End Near?

Earlier today, TomTom posted a major drop in profit for the third quarter of 2010. How major? About 37%. That may not be the deathknell for the Dutch telematics company, but... read more October 20, 2010 by  0


 
Facebook mobile app for Android

Study Says One In Five Likes To Facebook And Drive

The last time we heard from the Royal Automobile Club, they were extolling the virtues of traveling by car, even if it meant sitting in traffic. Today, they've come out with... read more October 13, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Camaro

Today at High Gear Media: Fireball Run, Camaro and Eddie Bauer

It's on: starting tomorrow, our trio of editors takes on Valentino Balboni et al in the 2010 Fireball Run in a 2011 Chevy Camaro SS! [SocialCarNews] Meanwhile, us schlubs... read more September 22, 2010 by  0


 
The Google Street View Car

Germany Gives Google Guff Over Street View Debut

It's easy to think that the internet is everywhere and that it's the same wherever you go. When we're on Amazon, for example, and we're told that we can't download a... read more September 22, 2010 by  0


 
OpenStreetMap screencap

Misled By A Map? Fix It Yourself With OpenStreetMap

Updated (see below) There are three constants here on Planet Earth: death, taxes, and missing street signs. We can't do much about the first two -- yet -- but now there's a... read more August 4, 2010 by  6


 
Audi A8 MMI Navigation with Google functionality

Video: Send Your Google Maps To 20 Different Car Brands

Google has been on a roll lately: between the growing popularity of Android, the soon-to-launch mobile app builder, and the recent addition of multiple email signatures in... read more July 15, 2010 by  0


 
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