Daily Archives: May 16, 2007

Stats on the portable navigation market

The Wall Street Journal has some good stats on the portable navigation market. The story also offers a good overview of the features that are available in GPS units. The U.S. market for such gadgets continues to expand: Sales of … Continue reading

Posted in consumer electronics, gps, satellite navigation | 1 Comment

Google knows people misspell my name

I’ve been seeing more people search on my name to get to this blog this week. (Wonder why?) This search was interesting: Notice that the searcher misspelled my last name, transposing the “a” and the “r”. I don’t have “Agarwal” … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s new, improved maps

I was geotagging some pictures on Flickr and noticed that Yahoo! Maps has dramatically improved. Things that jumped out at me: Improved legibility. High contrast and easy to read. Subway/mass transit stations. They are the small blue circles you see … Continue reading

Posted in google, maps, transit, yahoo | 9 Comments