A day in the life of Danny D'Amours

Google Maps expands map coverage to 54 new countries

I missed this last week but Google has released a very large map update. There are now 54 new countries with data including Iraq, Afghanistan, Fiji, Mexico, Peru and Vietnam. Some of the countries have sparse data but at least major roads and cities are listed. Google is also promising to add more detail in […]

September 21st, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Mapping, Tech | no comments

Openstreetmap: How to start contributing

Openstreet map is an open and free map source that can be used in applications, websites or for any other purpose that you can imagine. Why? “What’s the point?” you might ask. I can just use Google or Yahoo maps and just use their API to serve my needs. Although Google Maps and Yahoo Maps […]

August 3rd, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Fredericton, Mapping, Tech | no comments

Nokia N800 4.2007 firmware – Problems with maemo-mapper

After upgrading to the latest version of the N800 Internet Tablet OS upgrade, I ran into a problem with one of my favourite applications – maemo-mapper. In case you haven’t seen it in action, maemo-mapper is a map browser for the Maemo platform which is what the Nokia N770 and N800 run. It comes pre-configured […]

July 13th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Mapping, Tech | no comments

June 29th gets even better

All I can say is Holy Crap!!! Check this out. My favourite map website Google maps introduces multi destination routing and dynamic changes to route. Check out the video and try it out at Google Maps. Very impressive and powerful. Related Posts:Google Maps 5.0 for Android UpdatesGoogle Maps Labs – mapping experimentsGoogle Maps API introduces […]

June 29th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Mapping, Tech | no comments

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