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10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay has changed (and improved) a lot since it made its debut in 2014, and it’s more widely supported in vehicles than ever before. Part of CarPlay’s appeal is its simplicity and ease-of-use, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some lesser-known tricks and tips that can help you make more of the platform.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Siri, Software, Computing, Settings, Dashboard, Apple Maps, Carplay, Operating Systems, Apple Carplay, Web Mapping, Here WeGo, Route Planning Software


Google Earth's New 3D Time-Lapse Feature Shows How Humans Are Affecting the Planet

Google Earth is already a powerful tool for observing our planet, but today it’s getting a major upgrade with the introduction of a new 3D time-lapse feature. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Environment, Articles, Google Search, Software, Computing, Google Earth, Google Maps, Alphabet Inc, Freemium, Rebecca Moore, Web Mapping, Keyhole Markup Language, Technology Internet, Gis Software


How to Use Google Maps' ‘Indoor AR’ Directions

Google recently showed off a slate of new Google Maps features Android and iOS users are getting this year. The first is indoor AR directions for Map’s Live View mode, which is rolling out now in select U.S. cities.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Google Maps, Apple Maps, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Fred Meyer Stores, Web Mapping, Here Technologies, Here WeGo, Route Planning Software, Keyhole Markup Language, Technology Internet


Google Maps Is Adding Indoor Live View and 100+ Other Features

It’s hard to imagine a time when people still relied on paper maps and printed directions, but we’ve come a long way. To celebrate, Google today announced that more than 100 AI-powered updates are coming to Google Maps in 2021. Yes, that’s right: 100.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Software, Chrome Os, Computing, Google Maps, Instacart, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, The Weather Company, Albertsons, Arcore, Fred Meyers, Web Mapping, Here WeGo


Google Maps Will Let You Draw Missing Roads

Google Maps is great—except when it’s not. Missing roads, incorrect street names, closed-down bridges, and more can really put a hamper on your travels. And by “put a hamper on your travels,” I mean it’ll throw you into a blind rage as you stomp on the gas while you try to figure out where the hell you need to go when…
Tags: Google, Science, Google Search, Software, Computing, Waze, Google Maps, Apple Maps, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Web Mapping, Route Planning Software, Keyhole Markup Language, Technology Internet, Virtual Globes


How to Limit Google's Apps From Tracking You on Your Apple Devices

Apple recently updated its App Store and iOS privacy policies to force app developers to be more transparent about their data collection practices. As a result, users have a little more insight (and, ideally, control) over what data various companies can track—and how. Even giants like Google.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Android, Gmail, Microsoft, Snapchat, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Google Maps, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Alphabet Inc, Web Mapping, Google Services


How to Pay Bus Fares and Parking Meters in Google Maps

You can now pay for parking and bus fare in Google Maps. In some regions, the new tools can even replace the digital transit fare and parking apps your city already uses, meaning you can now plan, travel, and pay all within Google Maps.Read more...
Tags: Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Google Maps, Operating Systems, Public Transport, Alphabet Inc, Web Mapping, Cubic Transportation Systems, Google Pay, Route Planning Software, Keyhole Markup Language, Technology Internet, Hospitality Recreation, Toronto Transit Commission Fares


Apple Maps Will Soon Get Waze's Best Features

Features familiar to the Waze crowd are coming soon to Apple Maps.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Science, Technology, Siri, Software, Waze, Apple Maps, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Web Mapping, Ios 14, Videotelephony, Route Planning Software, Technology Internet, Disaster Accident


How to Use Split-Screen Street View in Google Maps

The Google Maps app now has a split-screen street view option on Android. Turning it on lets you use Street View and the map simultaneously, which makes finding and navigating to a destination—or virtually exploring the surrounding area—much easier than relying on the map or the street view alone.Read more...
Tags: Android, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Lifehacks, Google Maps, Google Street View, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Web Mapping, Here WeGo, Route Planning Software, Keyhole Markup Language


Field Photos: Glacial Deposits Of The Darma Valley, Kumaon Himalaya

During my recent trek to the Panchachuli Glacier in the Kumaon Himalaya, I obsessed about observing changes in metamorphic grade of the Greater Himalayan Sequence on the trek route and also about finding the South Tibetan Detachment fault system. I wrote about this in an earlier post.But there were other interesting geological observations too. The Panchachuli Glacier has left a thick record of glacial deposits. The river Dhauliganga originates from this glacier. Along this river valley, glacial...
Tags: Maps, Seo, Himalayas, Glaciers, Geomorphology, Kumaon, Baun, Dirk Scherler, Field Trips, Suvrat Kher, Brian Fagan, Web Mapping, Kumaon Himalaya, Duktu, Dhauliganga, Panchachuli Glacier


Exploring India's Paleogeography And Fossils Using The Paleobiology Database Navigator

I was directed to the Paleobiology Navigator by a tweet from @avinashtn .Great fun! The Paleobiology Database is being maintained by an international non-governmental group of paleontologists. Contributing members add to it fossil occurrences from scientific publications.  The Paleobiology Database Navigator is a web mapping application managed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison that allows you to explore the geographic context of these fossil locations. You can filter the data based on age,...
Tags: Maps, India, Seo, Geology, Fossils, Indian Ocean, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Himalaya, Public Domain, Tamil Nadu, South East, Madhya Pradesh, Jodhpur, University of Wisconsin Madison, Permian