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Are Social Traffic Apps the future, or new twist on our old “waze”

With all the great features they offer, it seems that social traffic apps are set to take over as definitive way to use GPS. With its ability to provide actually useful up to date information about current traffic situations and real-time updating of maps, social traffic apps such as Waze are a great option for any commuter with a smartphone from heavy to light. 465 palabras más


Is Waze for you?

As of 2013 Waze has a complete base map for the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Israel (claimed to be the best map for that country, South Africa, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Panama, and the company has plans to complete maps for other countries in Europe and elsewhere. 329 palabras más


Paddling Yellowstone: Conservation vs. Recreation

For over a half-century, Yellowstone’s pristine waters have been off limits to boats. The ban was originally put in place to protect imperiled fish populations. The fish are no longer in danger, and many are calling for the proscription on paddlers plying the park’s waters to end. 41 palabras más

Paddlesport And River Rights

A deeper look at Waze

Waze is the new traffic and navigation app that started fifteen month ago. This app is used not only to indicate your current and final destination but also gives alerts when a police man is approaching or accidents happening close by. 286 palabras más


Waze: A new way to... find your way??

Sick of the GPS app on your phone, or not fulfilled by Apple of Google’s map offerings? Try out the Waze GPS app. Waze was created by Israeli startup group Waze mobile in 2009 and was acquired by Google in 2013. 348 palabras más


New Google Doodle Honors Inventor of Flat Map Gerardus Mercator

To celebrate his 503rd birthday, Flemish mathematician and cartographer Gerardus Mercator, who in 1569 discovered how to create a flat map that takes into consideration the curvatures of the earth, has been honored in a new… 165 palabras más