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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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Huawei has plans to make its own map app similar to Google Maps, according to new reports.
Furthermore, 97 per cent of motorists in that age group say they would feel stressed if their sat nav or map app stopped working when driving to a new destination.
PreProcurement: Expression of interest for supplier engagement session on mk:3d map app
Google's map app has just been given a huge update and it's good news for both foodies and commuters.
MAPPING ALTERNATIVES WAZE (iOS and Android, free) Waze is the original crowdsourced map app - boasting a healthy community of real travellers that help inform the app of issues on the road, so that other drivers can be warned and re-routed - and all this happens in real time.
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.
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).
The firm announced the launch of its 'MAP App' for smartphones.
26 ( ANI ): Apple's Map app reportedly directed motorists to Alaska's Fairbanks International Airport's runway rather than its parking area.