Accessing Maps On Mobile Devices Jumps 82% In US

If you're squinting at a poorly-rendered map on your Blackberry, turns out you're not alone. According to an industry report released today, up to 8% of Americans are now downloading driving directions and online maps via mobile devices, which equates to a whopping 82% increase over last year. Ironic that mobile map… » 7/24/08 4:20pm 7/24/08 4:20pm

TomTom To World: 'Huh? iPhone?'

So all of that talk of TomTom secretly developing iPhone GPS software followed by the revelation of Apple restrictions on such development, has apparently been blown a bit out of proportion. An anonymous TomTom source explained everything to BoingBoing Gadgets. » 6/12/08 1:40pm 6/12/08 1:40pm

iPhone 3G Unveiled With Real GPS

All signs (and nightmares) have been leading to this as Apple has unveiled the first big revision to the iPhone, which will now include legitimate and true GPS utilizing Google Maps as the graphical user interface. The first iPhone included quasi-GPS, which is officially known as location based services that uses cell… » 6/09/08 2:40pm 6/09/08 2:40pm