Category Archives: mapping

“Download map area” in Google Maps for Android

You can now download a map area in Google Maps to your Android phone.  This is great if you are in an area with spotty or non-existent coverage. When you’re visiting an unfamiliar location, Google Maps for mobile is great … Continue reading

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Great maps for printing

Printing a color map obtained from an online source in black and white (grayscale) will often times yield underwhelming results.  Those maps that you get in color sometimes lose a lot of details due to the way the colors convert … Continue reading

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Ultrasharp 3-D Maps – Technology Review

An Interesting new technology for 3d maps.  You can check out a nice example on Ovi Maps 3D website. “Unlike Google or Bing, all of our maps are 360° explorable,” says Smith, “and everything, every building, every tree, every landmark, … Continue reading

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