Tagged: maps

Google Maps for iOS Adds a Today Widget for Navigation & an iMessage App

Split the Distance Quickly with MeetMidway

You know those times when you’re supposed to meet someone, but can’t figure out where or which place to go to? Many a times, you make plans to catch up with friends, but neither of those involved want to travel too far and you end up wasting way too much time in deciding where to meet. Well, let MeetMidway help you next time. The aptly titled MeetMidway is a project by Jim Silverman that helps you decide on a place...

Maki Icons by Mapbox

Maki is a beautiful icon set designed and made available by the folks at Mapbox. These icons are created especially for map designers who use Mapbox tools, but anyone can use them for any purpose — all thanks to set being open source and the Creative Commons CC0 license that it has been made available under. Maki Icons consists of 114 little icons, available in two sizes — 11px by 11px and 15px by 15px in the SVG format. You...

Rego 2 — A Better Way to Bookmark Your Favorite Places

Back in 2013, we told you about this fantastic app called Rego. Rego offered a meticulously crafted UI that let you bookmark your favorite places into collections that you could refer later on. Back then, I wrote: I’m in love with the way every pixel in the iPhone app has been meticulously designed and crafted to perfect. The UI that Rego boasts is elegant and aesthetic, yet refreshing and modern. I also love the neat little icon that app has....

Over There 2

Over There 2 is a lovely little location-sharing app for iPhone, built by the same team who brought us Simply North. Over There 2’s most notable feature is that it even works offline, so you don’t have to have internet access to use the app. Over There 2 pulls all the information its needs from the GPS signal that your phone receives and presents it in a beautiful UI. The main screen has a circular view in the center that...

Smarty Pins — Google Maps Trivia Game

Google does some amazing things on the web. We’ve already seen plenty of examples of what their teams of skilled designers and coders can achieve using modern web technologies with Chrome Experiments like this, this or this. Smarty Pins is the latest from Google that has me hooked. Smarty Pins is a trivia-based game powered by Google Maps. Once you start a new game, you are given clues about a particular place or city and the map narrows down to...