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    Study: AU survey results suggests men rely on GPS more than women
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    Remember the days before GPS? When it was just you, the open road, and a Rand-McNally mapbook tucked beneath the seat? We certainly do, but with the advent of GPS and smartphones, using electronic devices for guidance has become second nature. And it has turned one of the great stereotypes of the ...

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    Report: Analysts use Google Maps to count China's car inventory from space
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    Yankun Hou is an auto industry analyst at UBS AG who has won awards for his ability to predict the market. How is he so good at seeing the future of the industry? Satellite imaging. That's right. According to a Bloomberg report, Hou in part uses Google Maps imagery of manufacturers' holding ...

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    Official: Apple gives Google Maps the boot, adds free turn-by-turn navigation to iPhone
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    The big news in the tech world right now is the World Wide Developer's Conference which Apple just concluded. That's where the House that Jobs Built unveiled its latest operating systems for both computers and mobile devices, its latest laptop computer design and more. But what does this all have ...

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    Official: Google Maps regains ability to estimate your trip duration with traffic
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    Google Maps has reinstated the feature letting you know how long a trip will take in current traffic. According to Autoblog's sister site, Engadget, the previous algorithm didn't pass muster, so the updated calculations uses both historical and current traffic conditions to arrive at an estimated ...

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    New art reimagines U.S. road network system as a subway map
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    As a graphic designer for nearly 20 years, Cameron Booth credits his deep and abiding love for transit maps to his dad's obsession with trains. The Australian-born, Portland, Oregon-based artist has adapted the infographic aesthetic of subway maps to America's road networks, creating some ...

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    Study: Average male drives extra 276 miles/year because he won't stop for directions
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    That long-running joke about men unwilling to stop for directions? Well, it's no joke, at least not according to British insurance firm Sheilas' Wheels. In fact, the average male motorist in Britain travels some 276 extra miles per year simply because he refuses to ask for directions. Worse yet, ...

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    Report: Woman sues Google Maps over 'dangerous directions' [w/poll]
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    A Los Angeles woman is suing Google for allegedly providing her dangerous walking directions through Google Maps. According to The Wall Street Journal, Lauren Rosenberg used the free service to get walking directions from one end of Park City to the other. The plaintiff claims that the route led ...

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    Race tracks of the world on Google Maps
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    Obviously, some of us have more spare time than others. The good thing about it is that some of the folks lucky enough to have some extra time do really cool things to further our affliction with everything automotive.Follow the link to ApocaIX, and you will have a pretty respectable listing of ...

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    "At the next boulder, turn right off cliff"
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    Technology is wonderful. Technology is also made or, in this case, programmed by people.Drivers using GPS navigation in the English village of Crackpot (killer name for a town, BTW) are often being guided by such devices to the top of a 30-metre (over 98 feet) cliff. The directional glitch forces ...

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