Is Apple’s Maps Actually Helping Google’s Offering?

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In a move that was strategically profound, Apple had recently decided to abandon its long time partner for maps; Google, by going native & offering its own maps service for its latest mobile operating system, iOS6.While the features of the new fledgling service do have some punch & an extra smooth operating interface, it has been received with a lot of skepticism from its users. First of...
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Amazon To Acquire UpNext For Its Own Map Services; Google Maps Not Enough?

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Amazon Inc. the global e-commerce giant has made an acquisition bid for UpNext. The upcoming mapping services company currently has apps for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire. Under the sale agreement, UpNext’s founders will be absorbed by Amazon & will relocate to Amazon’s HQ. The team will now focus to bolster the e-commerce company’s mapping efforts. The war for offering detailed...
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MapmyIndia Adds Local Addresses To Its Online Map

MapmyIndia which specializes in  GPS navigation, location-based services as well as online maps has now added address of 18 cities to it’s recently released online map. These location are free for public domain where anyone can search for their desired location just by visiting http://maps.mapmyindia.com/ .Users can zoom onto MapmyIndia map and can see exact location with specific residential...
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Zoomtra ties up with RouteGuru For Driving Directions In Delhi

Well Maps and travel seem to go hand in hand. Recently we had blogged about a start up entrip which claimed to be a visual travel blog and integrated the map experience to travel planning. Well that is something even zoomtra seems to be attempting. According to this release zoomtra has tied up with routeguru to power driving directions in delhi. The service is an addon to the travel search that zoomtra...
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Yahoo India Shows (Walking) Directions. In Regional Languages

After driving directions, Yahoo India has launched the much needed, walking directions for the Indian users. Moreover, the directions are available in 9 local languages.   A very useful feature indeed. Many a times, we are just blocks away from the destinations. Yahoo has introduced exactly what we want at this point – walking directions. Putting it in local languages only further ensures that...
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MapmyIndia launches In Car Navigator!

In a bid to extend its corecompetency of providing local maps MapmyIndia has gone ahead and launched a physical version of the virtual mapping product. MapMyIndia Navigator is a new product that uses GPS (global positioning system) and on-screen maps and voice instructions inorder to guide travellers to the travel route they are finding.   Along with this navigator device mapmyindia has also...
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Navigate India on net, mobile with new mapmyindia v-2007

MapmyIndia which provides detailed maps at different zoom levels on the Net and related applications like Mapsearch, eLocation, Driving Directions & Local Search to offer an exhaustive array of location-based solutions centring on India launched there next version known as v-2007 MapmyIndia v-2007 allows users to drag the maps ( at all zoom levels ) to explore adjoining areas not currently on the...
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