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mapping app

An application that charts physical locations on the globe for identification and navigation. Smartphone mapping apps are often used in place of dedicated portable and in-dash navigation units; however, nothing is quite as usable as stock equipment that comes with the vehicle (see in-dash navigation).

The primary desktop mapping apps are MapQuest, Yahoo Maps and Google Maps. The major smartphone map apps are from Google, Apple and Nokia, the latter the owner of NAVTEQ, one of the two leading suppliers of worldwide map data. The other supplier is TeleAtlas, owned by portable GPS vendor TomTom. See mapping, Google Maps and Apple Maps.
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This also corresponds with ways they interact with their phone when behind the wheel Use a map app at a stoplight (37%), Use a map app while driving (35%), Look at an app at a stoplight (22%), Look at an app when stopped in traffic (21%), and Use a virtual assistant (like Siri) to search for a contact to make a call (19%)
The Survey Department has also launched a smart map app 'Kharetati'
PC Tate said that he then looked at a map app on his phone to try and find a way to his home in Stockton.
RedZone plans to integrate the patented technology with the RedZone Map app, in order to enable the app to track and analyze real-time crowd behavior, migration and trends.
RedZone plans to use this patented, highly-sophisticated analytical technology to alert RedZone Map app users of potential threats to their personal safety and to inform law enforcement and government officials of the location and migration patterns of known criminal or terrorist individuals and groups.
Summary: Dubai Land Department's new map app identifies areas appropriate for you.
It's great seeing Google Maps offering a ton of voice commands, so people don't have to worry about using Google's map app while driving.
The app, which was much maligned a few years ago when Apple decided to challenge Google's map app, now features many of the same functionality, including integrated public mass transit timings, although the number of cities to be included seems to be limited at launch.
The new Google App also integrates maps within the app so searchers can get a basic map and StreetView displayed within the Google Search App without having to go to the Google Map App (which is still used for navigating and directions).
Armed with a magical charm bracelet and a trusted Map App, Dora invites pre-schoolers to join her in saving the day together all for one
26 ( ANI ): Apple's Map app reportedly directed motorists to Alaska's Fairbanks International Airport's runway rather than its parking area.
Citymaps is a great new social map app that allows us to create custom maps highlighting places in areas we believe are of interest to our customers.