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Google Maps Gives You A Wi-Fi Only Option, Warns You About Mass Transit Delays

In the near future (or now, if you’re lucky) Google Maps will be able to let you know when there’s a major slowdown on your local public transit. You can also force Google Maps to only use data when you have Wi-Fi.


PokeVision Shows You The Real-Time Locations Of Pokemon In Pokemon GO

If you’re having a tough time finding certain Pokemon in Pokemon GO, PokeVision uses Niantic’s API to show you their actual locations, and how long they will be there.


Poke Radar Shows You Where To Find And Catch 'Em All In Pokemon GO

Web/iOS: If you’ve been playing a lot of Pokemon GO, you’re probably tired of catching the same ol’ Pokemon in your neighbourhood. The Poke Radar map and iPhone app help you find the rest of them so you can complete your collection.


RunGo Gives Turn-By-Turn Directions For Scenic And Creative Jogging Routes

Android/iOS: It can be tricky to stay on the right path when you’re trying a new running route. RunGo solves that problem with turn-by-turn directions. They offer city tours that pass by scenic and historic locations, and even a few fun shapes, like the Darth Vader face above. You can also create your own.


Get Your Game Of Thrones Fix With This Interactive, Spoiler-Proof Map

Game of Thrones fans, you might not know what to do with yourself now that season six is over (here are 10 similar movies and TV shows to tie you over.) Alternatively, this interactive map will help you get your fix until the next season starts.


Google Maps Adds Multiple Destination Directions, Timeline Notes To Android

Android: Google Maps is finally adding a desperately needed feature. Starting today, you can add multiple destinations to a navigation trip when you get directions on Android.


This Scatter Graph Helps You Understand Virtually Every Genre Of Music

If you have a hard time differentiating your pop Christmas tunes from you shimmer psych jams, you’re in luck. This scatter graph will help you get a grip on pretty much any genre of music, including some you’ve likely never heard of.


The True Size Shows You How Big Countries And States Really Are

Most maps you see don’t show Earth according to its true proportions, so it’s easy to get confused over the size of different countries, states and even continents relative to each other. The True Size is an interactive map that lets you see how big or small these places really are.


Build An Augmented Reality Sandbox With Real-Time Topography

Perhaps you never thought of a sandbox as a piece of technology or a learning tool, but with a little work it can be both. Developer Oliver Kreylos and her team at UC Davis utilised the Microsoft Kinect to turn a sandbox into an auto-updating topographical map. And you can build one, too.


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.


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