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Garmin global outage caused by ransomware attack, sources say

An ongoing global outage at sport and fitness tech giant Garmin was caused by a ransomware attack, according to two sources with direct knowledge of…

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All the Ways Your Location Can Be Tracked on an iPhone

Your iPhone can be configured to share your real-time location with any individual. It also tags your location in the photos you take, and many…

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Explore every moon in our solar system with this interactive atlas

The Atlas of Moons is National Geographic‘s amazing interactive project to explore the incredible diversity of over 200 moons in our solar system, like Europa,…

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Waze lets drivers display their moods in the app

In the past year, Waze has added a handful of useful features like lane guidance, COVID-19 info, alerts when a road is unplowed, YouTube Music…

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Google Maps updates help you travel in the COVID-19 era

Google has rolled out two new features for its Maps app meant to help users get around safely in the time of COVID-19, according to…

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How to Change the Google Maps Voice on iPhone and Android

The Google Maps app offers hands-free directions, travel alerts, and more for users. Its built-in voice engine offers this in your own preferred voice, with…

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How to Create a Custom Map in Google Maps

You don’t need any special software to create a custom map for yourself or others. Google Maps is all you need, allowing you to add…

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Waze now shows emergency food centers, coronavirus testing sites

Just because most of us aren’t commuting during coronavirus shutdowns doesn’t mean the Waze map app can’t be put to good use.  With driving down…

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Apple Maps will show COVID-19 testing locations

It should soon be easier to find COVID-19 testing locations if you live in Apple’s ecosystem. As 9to5Mac discovered, Apple has opened a portal for…

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Google Maps’ New Shortcuts Makes It Easy to Find Takeout and Delivery

Google In many places around the world right now, local stay-at-home and essential business-only orders have forced restaurants to shut down dining areas. But, those…

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Modern-day Mayflower sets off from Poland ahead of 400th anniversary voyage

Four hundred years after the Mayflower crossed the Atlantic from Britain to the United States, a group of engineers plan to have a crewless-ship also…

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How to Get Google Maps Alert When Driving in the Wrong Direction

Google Maps has become an inseparable part of travel for many. The app lets us know the exact destination we are headed to, the conditions…

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How to Calibrate the Compass on Android to Improve Device Location Accuracy

Google Maps uses your Android device’s magnetometer to determine which direction you’re heading. To improve your device’s location accuracy, you need to calibrate your compass…

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How Location Tracking Works on Your Phone in 2020

How phones track location is changing – if you’ve upgraded to the latest Android 10 or iOS 13 updates, you may have noticed more prompts…

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A potentially life-saving app maps the globe into 57 trillion squares, each with a unique address

what3words aims to solve a growing problem in a digital age — the outdated postal code and street address system. The idea is simple: every…

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Google Maps Is Getting a New Look and Other Upgrades For Its 15th Birthday

It’s tough for most of us to recall what life was like before the invention of Google Maps. Remember printing out your MapQuest directions and…

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Man says he caused fake traffic jams on Google Maps with 99 phones

Sometimes, a system as sophisticated as Google Maps can be tricked in the simplest of ways.  This was recently proved by artist Simon Weckert, who…

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How to Get Driving Directions on Your Apple Watch

Gone are the days of using paper maps to navigate unknown roads and cities. Now, we have smart devices placing navigational tools on wrists and…

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China’s alternative to GPS should be complete by mid-2020

China’s competitor to GPS is nearly finished after years of work. Project lead Ren Chengqi has revealed that the Beidou Navigation Satellite System’s core was…

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Google Maps may soon highlight well-lit streets for walkers

Google Maps is great for getting directions while driving and using public transport, but in the last year it has been rolling out more features…

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DOD joins fight against 5G spectrum proposal, citing risks to GPS

Enlarge / How did we get here again? (credit: US Marine Corps / DVIDS) The Department of Defense has weighed in against a proposal before…

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