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Top 20 Online Tools to Create Map for Free

September 7th, 2015 - Filed under Web Tools

Do you remember the time when maps were crafted by hand? Of course not; you live in the era when technology makes everything easier. There are different online tools that make mapping much easier than it used to be. You can use them to create hiking and bicycling maps, nautical and aeronautical charts, navigational and instructional maps, and any other type of space presentation you need.

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The best part about the list you’re about to read is that all tools are completely free, or at least they enable you to try a trial version. Some of them are really easy to use, while others require some practice and adaptation. Check them out and decide which one you are going to use. Read more…

10 Tips to Customize Maps with Google Map Builder

May 22nd, 2015 - Filed under Web Tools

Online users now get to easily search for specific places like hotels, restaurants, venues, etc. as many websites now have map support. Among content management system platforms, there are now various geolocation-based themes available. But before you can have this in your site, you need to use tools like the Google Map Builder. To have this feature, they make use of Google Map. This is considered to be a highly powerful map services on the web today.

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Using the default sign might appear dull. But if you want to complement the look and appearance of your maps with your site, you have to customize these maps. If you want to customize maps, you can follow these easy to do tips using Google Map Builder. Read more…

How to Get Google Maps Offline on iOS Device? A Roadmap

August 21st, 2014 - Filed under Mobile Apps

Did you just got lost somewhere with rare possibility of accessing a network connection? There’s nothing to worry about until you have your iOS device. Wondering how? Since the iOS devices contains Google Maps app you can easily find your way back to home even when offline. Google just recently introduced a new feature to Google Maps, making it possible for users to save the maps to their phone.

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So, the moment you got stuck in a place without any Internet connection and your phone starts displaying “No service”, Google Maps will pop up but only in the case if you’ve stored your maps to be accessed in the offline mode. With the new Google Maps 3 version you can store huge portion of map areas for your guidance, for offline access. Read more…

9 Online Tools to Create Custom Maps and Get Directions

December 28th, 2012 - Filed under Web Tools

Thanks Google Maps for being one of the pioneers in the development of web-based mapping. It makes us realize the importance of online maps in our daily lives such as getting right direction to the destination, jogging, bike riding and travelling. With the advancement of the smartphone and tablet computers, finding location of destination becomes easier through GPS navigation and mapping apps.

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In today’s post, instead of teaching you tricks to effectively use Google Maps, we chose to introduce you 9 free tools that’ll help you to become an expert map-maker! With these web apps, you can easily plan a map for travelling, generate company location map or explain a route to someone. I hope you’ll find them helpful. Read more…

How to Download Google Earth Maps for Offline Use

October 15th, 2012 - Filed under Mobile Apps

Offline maps can be very helpful when you are abroad or out of network. If you are looking for the best way to download Google Maps data to your mobile devices, look no further as we have solution for you. In today’s post, we’ll show you some easy ways to save Google Maps data to your smartphone or tablet device so that you can browse saved areas by using My Location and compass mode, even when you’re not Internet connected.

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11 Best Google Maps Tips and Tricks You Should Learn

October 12th, 2012 - Filed under Web Tools

Google Maps is the most powerful online mapping tool you can find on the Web. It allows you to easily find the location of destination and get the right driving direction, you can even discover places in the other part of the world. The online map service has been around for years and Google continues to improve the maps by rolling out many cool features such as 3D street views, turn-by-turn navigation, map makers, real-time traffic condition and more. In today’s post, we would like to show you 11 really useful tips and tricks helping you to get the most out of Google Maps!

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Install Google Maps and YouTube on Apple iOS 6 iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

October 3rd, 2012 - Filed under Mobile Apps

Apple has finally announced the much anticipated iPhone 5, a longer, thinner, lighter and more powerful smart phone powered by iOS 6. The good news for existing iPhone and iPad owners is that the Apple’s latest mobile operating system is available for download now. If you’ve already tried iOS 6, you’ll notice that both Google Maps and YouTube apps are no longer the default mapping and video tools.

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If you are one of those Apple fan who can’t live without Google’s online mapping tool and video sharing service, here are 2 quick tutorials which you can follow to “restore” Google Maps and YouTube apps back to your iPhone and iPad while enjoying the new functionalities of iOS 6. Read more…