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Google Maps for Android now includes local search-based advertisements

It is no secret that Google makes money based on advertising. Services like Gmail have long included advertisements and moving forward you will likely...

RunKeeper for Android update brings more interactive friends tab

RunKeeper for Android v3.7 arrived in beta form earlier in the week and as of today, that update is now ready for primetime. Simply...

Google My Tracks update improves location accuracy, battery usage, more

The Google My Tracks app is one that can keep track of your data while out and about. The app promises to be able...

Google Maps offline mapping returns with new ‘make offline’ button

Following a bit of an outcry from users, Google has once again updated Google Maps for Android and this time around they addressed the...

Garmin HUD arriving as portable heads-up display for Android

A heads-up display is a feature found on some newer and some higher-end cars, however thanks to Garmin, that same feature can now be...

Google acquires Waze in effort to help you “outsmart traffic”

Putting an end to the recent string of Waze rumors, an acquisition has been officially announced this morning. Google has acquired Waze and while...

Waze v3.7 update brings Facebook Events integration

There has been plenty of chatter dealing with a possible acquisition of Waze. We have heard a few possible company names being thrown around,...

Google said to be bidding against Facebook for Waze acquisition

Waze acquisition rumors continue to flow with the latest touching on Google. Those looking back may remember we heard talk of Apple acquiring Waze...

Facebook in talks with Waze for potential $1 billion acquisition

Facebook acquired Instagram back in April of 2012. While that acquisition started out with talks of $1 billion, it eventually dropped to $750 million....

TeleNav Scout getting 3D maps and crowd-sourced alerts this year

Popular navigation and maps software provider TeleNav has just announced a few rather interesting developments for their Android and iOS apps. It looks like...

Google Maps update brings live departure times and service alerts

Google has recently detailed an update that may benefit those in Salt Lake City, New York City and Washington DC. The update deals specifically...

Google Maps now showing some of the world’s tallest mountains

Google has released the latest 'special collection' for Maps. This time the collection includes some of the most famous mountain ranges in the world....