Location, location, location

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 9:46 AM



Anyone who's used a GPS-enabled version of Google Maps for mobile knows how useful it can be to have location information. But very few devices actually support GPS, and the technology is still evolving -- it can sometimes take a while to acquire a satellite signal, getting coverage indoors can be difficult, and using GPS can drain your phone's battery.

Today Google launched a new version of Google Maps for mobile with a beta technology called My Location, which provides approximate location information for those of us without GPS, and complements GPS location information for those of us who do have it. Read more on our new mobile blog.