Alternative products to Google Maps Go

Google Maps Go

Lighter version of the original Google Maps

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Designed to run smoothly on devices with limited memory and on unreliable networks without compromising speed to provide your location, real-time traffic updates, directions, and train, bus, and city transit information. You can even search and find information about millions of places, such as phone numbers and addresses.

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Plus Codes by Google

Street addresses for places that don't have one 🗺️

Plus Codes is a simple and consistent addressing system that works across India and globally. This system is based on dividing the geographical surface of the Earth into tiny ‘tiled areas’, attributing a unique code to each of them

Official Google India Blog
At Google Maps, our objective has always been about organizing all location-related information, and making it more accessible and relevant for Indian users. Address search is critical for delivering on this mission. In India, we know how challenging it can be to reach a given residential address.
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Time Map by Mapbox

Rethinking maps based on time to travel

In this time map, we preserve the direction of each point, relative to the user. But the visual distance from that center point is determined by the time it takes to get there, whether driving, biking, or on foot.

Co.Design
For centuries, people have relied on the same types of maps. Whether a map is interactive or hand-colored in a book, it offers latitude and longitude as the key indexes for getting from point A to point B. But designer and software engineer Peter Liu thinks he's come up with an entirely new way to think about mapping.
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what3words 3.0

Helping everyone talk about everywhere

New app, now with saved locations. what3words enables people to identify and share any precise location using just three words. The world has been divided into a grid of 3m x 3m squares each with a unique address. It works in multiple languages, offline and is easier to use that GPS and more accurate than street addressing.

Financial Times
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The Economist
LAST year, a brush fire threatened the home of Ganhuyag Chuluun Hutagt, who lives in Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar. Instead of giving the fire brigade his address, though, Mr Ganhuyag had to guide them to the blaze by describing a series of landmarks along the way.
TechRadar
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The Telegraph
Postcodes are "no longer fit for purpose" as three in four people in the UK have an address that does not lead directly to the door of their home or business, according to new research.
TED
With what3words, Chris Sheldrick and his team have divided the entire planet into three-meter squares and assigned each a unique, three-word identifier, like famous.splice.writers or blocks.evenly.breed, giving a precise address to the billions of people worldwide who don't have one.
Nytimes
As a young reporter, I lived in Managua, Nicaragua. The city had been leveled by an earthquake in 1972 and never rebuilt. It was still a bit of a moonscape. It's different now, but back then few streets had names and the houses had no addresses - not as we know them, anyway.
Fortune
Daimler has taken a 10% stake in what3words, a startup whose addressing system will be integrated in Mercedes-Benz's new vehicles.
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Mailbox 2.0

Fly through your email

Mailbox is a powerful email client for people who love to fly through their email. Built-in reminders, snooze, read receipts, all packed into a beautiful interface.

Shiv- Make, break and ship.
Beautiful & clean. The swipe gestures were so good!
King KC- Bayes Area
The only email client that really seemed to separate the signal from the noise. It was also one of the first product launches I remember having a waiting list. Today it's common place, but it was somewhat paradigmatic at the time.
Nick Lekuona- Chief Reader at Nimbooks.
The app which set the bar at the time. Clean and minimal, was a joy to use. Most of its groundbreaking features are in use now by any modern email client app, but still none compares in "cleanliness"
The Verge
Today Dropbox announced that it has acquired email app Mailbox, just one month after the app hit the market to much critical acclaim. "Rather than grow Mailbox on our own, we've decided to join forces with Dropbox and build it out together," Mailbox CEO Gentry Underwood wrote in a blog post.
TechCrunch
Dropbox has acquired Mailbox, the popular email app for iOS devices, in a deal the terms of which weren't disclosed. The companies reported the deal to the Wall Street Journal on Friday, saying that Mailbox would remain a separate app as the entire team joins Dropbox.
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