Sponsored Content

Avira Free Security for Mac is an excellent security software for Apple Macintosh devices

Avira Free Security for Mac is a free antivirus, security and privacy solution for Apple Macintosh devices that protects Macs reliably from attacks. Macs do need security software as devices running Mac […]

google maps locator

Google Maps Locator For Google Chrome

Update: The browser extension is no longer working in recent versions of Google Chrome. We suggest you use the extension Send to Google Maps instead which offers a similar functionality and works […]

Google Maps Offline Viewer

We have reviewed several applications in the past that allow you to download Google Maps for offline use. To name a few: Google Map Buddy, Offline Maps or Google Map Saver among […]

Google Directions

Google Directions is a service by the Google Maps team that can be used to get driving, transit or walking directions directly in the maps application. Update: the most recent version of […]

Google Map Saver

We reviewed the Google Maps downloader Offline Maps last month and came to the conclusion that it was an excellent program for users who want to have offline access to specific regions […]

Bing Maps 3D

Bing Maps, which was formerly known as Virtual Earth, is Microsoft's answer to Google Maps. The maps service is directly available on the Bing homepage and offers a 2D mode by default. […]

Google Maps Downloader Offline Maps

Google Maps is an interesting service for quite a few purposes. It can be used to get directions or take a closer look at a specific location on the planet. There are […]

Google City Tours

The Google City Tours online application provides an interesting alternative to traditional ways of exploring a city with the help of travel guides or guided tours. It is basically a Google Maps […]

Create Photo Maps With 93 Photo Street

Many people who like to travel are taking photos of the locations they visit. The photos are then usually added to photo albums along with stuff that was bought or taken on […]

Create Heatmaps With Heatmap Studio

Heatmaps are graphical data representations on two dimensional maps. They can be used for example to visualize how users access applications or websites. This makes them an extremely popular instrument for usability […]


Play with and understand WiFi Positioning System

A few months ago, Mozilla generated lots of buzz through its Geode extension, which locates users through the WiFi access point they were using. Other popular tools have similar features, such as […]

Use and make free, as in beer and freedom, maps with OpenStreetMap

Hundreds of websites offer mapping services, which highlight roads, railways, streets and scores of other things. Most of these sites charge for commercial use of their data and almost certainly won't allow […]


loc.alize.us: Geotag photos the old way… with Google Maps

Generally, I geotag my photos using Flickr's Organizr. Unfortunately, I often find Yahoo! Maps to be much worse than Google Maps and whilst recently tagging some photos of Northern France and Flanders, […]

The reason people love (and should love) Google so much

I've been thinking a bit about the history of the internet, and one important point I deduced was how important Google was to this all. Many-many people love Google, which usually means […]

Google Maps: Swim across the Atlantic Ocean

Now ain't that interesting ? You can use Google Maps to get directions from one location to another. It is most of the time pretty accurate displaying information about highways, signs, exits and so on to give you a good impression of the route that lies ahead. You can try it now and head over to the Google Maps website and use the Get Directions tab to enter a starting point and destination to see how the system works.

tour de france

Tour de France Live Tracker

Maybe some of you do like cycling and watching the Tour de France. I found a live tracker that displays every stage of the tour de france. Shown on the map are of course start and end of the current stage as well as information about mountain and sprint stations along the way.