You could soon get paid by Apple to help improve Maps

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Apple Maps has come a long way since its embarrassingly broken launch in 2012, but the iPhone maker is working to bring its navigation app on par with Google's popular solution.

It appears that in addition to new updates, transit information, and roving mystery vans, Apple may be looking to the public to improve Maps, according to iGeneration.

The program, titled TryRating, will reportedly pay freelancers a fee of 54 cents each time they verify (or improve) points of interest or other searches made with Apple Maps. They can field up to 600 queries a day.

Details on how to sign up to be a verifier are somewhat scare, however there's apparently a website where pr…
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Accuweather has launched an Android TV app with forecasts, temperatures weather maps and more

Accuweather has launched an Android TV app with forecasts, temperatures weather maps and more

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Google Integrates Street View In Google Maps

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The latest update of Google Maps has come with a new feature which will make it easier for users to navigate while using turn-by-turn navigation. Google Maps has added images from Street View so that users can see the images of different streets while taking turns in order to improve the overall accuracy of the…

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Google Maps for iOS Gains New Timeline Feature

Apple

Google today announced that its popular Timeline feature for Google Maps on Android has expanded to Google Maps for iOS, making it available to iPhone and iPad users for the first time.

With Timeline, Google Maps keeps track of all of the places that have been visited, so users can have a past account of where they’ve been and what they were doing.

What was the name of that antique store I popped into the other day? Where was that coffee shop we discovered on our last vacation? Did I drop off the…
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