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Google Maps For iOS Adds Travel Times Extension, Easy Sharing And Customisable Night Mode

iOS: Google Maps got a handy new update today that adds in an extension so you can quickly check the travel time to your home or work from the Notification Center. It also adds in improved sharing and a night mode toggle.


Visit The Filming Locations Of Popular Movies And TV Shows With This Map

If you’ve ever wanted to visit the filming locations of movies like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Ghostbusters, or shows like Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks, this interactive map is for you.


Easily Find Aboriginal Place Names With This Interactive Digital Map

88 Aboriginal languages from across Australia have been collated in an interactive digital project by the State Library of NSW. It’s now freely available to the public offering a treasure-trove of Aboriginal words, place names and meanings.


Mapfest Lets You Explore Music Festivals Around The World

If you’re a fan of music festivals, it’s fun to see what they’re like in different cities around the world. Mapfest lets you explore these events depending on when and where you want to travel.


Google Maps Gets New Navigation Notification And Automatic Map Downloads

Google Maps for Android’s recent update added a ton of tiny but useful changes. Chief among them, the persistent notification you see while using Navigation now has a new look that makes it much easier to tell where you’re going.


My Burrito Finder Shows You The Closest Place To Grab A Burrito Near You

As the name implies, My Burrito Finder, well, finds you a burrito. Visit the site, let it pull your location (or type in a postcode yourself) and let the site do its job. You’ll get pins on a Google Map that indicate how far your future lunch is from you, along with a sidebar packed with reviews and more information.


MeetWays Finds Meeting Places Halfway Between Two Addresses

How often have you needed to meet up with someone and wished you could find a spot halfway between the two of you? For some reason, this isn’t a standard feature of Google Maps. Instead, MeetWays picks up the slack.


Waze Adds Planned Drives To Estimate Drive Times And Help You Figure Out The Best Time To Leave

iOS: Waze has updated its iPhone app with a new feature that estimates what traffic will be like on any given day at any given time, which helps you plan your day accordingly.


Placeboard For iPhone Saves All Your Favourite Locations In One Place

iOS: Keeping track of your favourite places in a city or of locations you want to check out is a bit of chore. Sure, you can save favourites in Google Maps, or bookmark places in Yelp, but neither of those work particularly well. Placeboard is an app made specifically to help you organise those places.


Waze 4.0 Brings A New Interface, Smart Reminders And ETA Panel

Android: Waze, one of our favourite mapping apps, released a new version version for Android today. Waze 4.0 comes with a brand new interface and smart reminders based on your calendar events.


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