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Lonely Planet's New Mobile Guides Help You Discover Cities Around The Globe

Android/iOS: Lonely Planet is well known for their city guides, designed to help travellers around the globe make the most of their trips, and their new mobile app, Guides, brings all of that great information to your smartphone.


How Bad Is The USA's Gun Problem? [Infographic]

It’s no secret that our US neighbours have a bit of a gun problem. But some parts of the country have experienced far more gun-related deaths and injuries than others. If you’re planning a trip to the US or are considering moving there for work, it might be a good idea to know the number of deaths in the area as well as where government representatives stand on the issue.


How To Turn Waze Into The Ultimate Navigation App

Waze has long been one of our favourite navigation apps, and even though Google purchased Waze way back in 2013, both still exist side-by-side. Google Maps is great, but with the right tweaks, Waze can be awesome — especially in cities with lots of traffic.


Google Maps Offline Mode Gets Navigation, Destination Search And More

Android: Google Maps is getting an update today that will add in a ton of information to downloaded offline maps. Beyond just being easier to download, you also get turn-by-turn navigation, location search, and more.


Waze Finally Looks Better, Is Less Of A Pain To Use

iOS: Waze just released a big design overhaul for its app that makes it a lot easier to use. It also ditches the intensely cluttered interface that always made it a bit of an eyesore.


Google Maps Now Shows Your Location History In A Timeline

Web/Android: Google Maps is rolling out a new feature for Android and desktop called Your Timeline that shows you location history in a handy timeline view. When you tap on the Your Timeline option in Google maps, you’ll see a map of where you spent your time on any given day, month or year.


Google Maps Can Now Send Directions From Your Desktop To Android

Android: A while back, Google added the ability to type “send directions” into Google to automatically forward directions to your phone. Then it added the much more useful ability to send directions from Google Maps to your iPhone. Now, the latter feature finally works for Android phones as well.


Type 'Send Directions' Into Google To Navigate On Your Phone

Headed somewhere? Instead of opening up your phone and searching for a location, you can now just type “Send Directions” into Google on your computer, and send those directions right to your Android device.


Gallipoli Is Now On Google Street View

Travelling to Gallipoli is a rite of passage for many Australians, especially around Anzac Day. But if you can’t make it there, Google Street View now has an extensive collection of pictures of historic sites at Gallipoli, including the ability to explore more than 80 key locations on the Gallipoli Peninsula.


This Map Shows How To Take An Epic Road Trip Across Europe

Forty-five European cities, 14 days of driving and several months of sightseeing: That’s the optimised plan created by an algorithm, a followup to the data-driven perfect US road trip we saw earlier this month. Randal Olson used the same drive-time-minimising algorithm to compute this road trip, but based the cities on Business Insider’s selection of 50 must-see places in Europe.


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