Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
jducoeur

Google Maps Mobile

Note to self: somewhere along the line, when I wasn't looking, the Google Maps implementation for the Palm went from mildly useful to bloody cool. Even without the pseudo-GPS capability (available on the Centro, but not my old Treo), they've managed to evolve it to the point where it can mostly replace the map book, with directions, zooming, "find near". satellite views, and generally most of what I expect from Google Maps. Which means I can mostly stop wasting paper printing the things out.

(Yes, yes -- once I have a Garmin or Dash, that will probably be even better. But expensive new toys will wait until I have an income again; this one I've already got...)
Tags: technology
Subscribe

  • Adtech

    Here's an interesting article about "adtech" -- those automated algorithms that companies like Google and Facebook use to spy on you and serve up…

  • Chrome instability?

    For the past week or two, Chrome has become surprisingly unstable -- it's been crashing on me about once a day. Weirdly, it is usually when I'm not…

  • Crossing the Uncanny Valley

    [Trying out posting from DreamWidth. Let's see if everything is configured right.] Just saw Rogue One. Capsule Summary: not an epic for the ages,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 5 comments