Category Archives: mashups

Google adds saved locations to maps – a first step

In letting users redraw the map, I talked about letting users save personal points of interest. Google recently added saved locations to its mapping product to let people enter requests such as “pizza near home”. The interface is a little … Continue reading

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Personal mashups – letting users re-draw the map

The Google Maps API has been a runaway success, allowing developers around the world to create mashups marrying Google maps with data on a variety of topics, including craigslist real estate, taco trucks in seattle, flickr pictures, cellphone reception and … Continue reading

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