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Find your local mast. The 2017 version.

This topic seems to pop up time and time again. Our original story from back in 2011 has received a HUGE amount of interest and is still one of our most visited pages. Sadly the Ofcom Sitefinder was taken offline after mobile operators stopped voluntarily updating it. We …

Ofcom wants to know about your not-spots

Not being able to get a signal in the middle of a city is still, in 2016, all too easy. In Lichfield I can walk out of a Vodafone or EE store and, just a few metres from the door, I’ll have no signal at all. Even with …

Google Buys Waze

It has been reported that Google has bought the social mapping/GPS app Waze. Never used Waze? Well, we’ve been tracking it for a while now and reviewed it in 2011. Waze is a free GPS app that’s available on both iOS, Android and Windows Phone, but it’s star …

Google Maps for iOS is back!

Do we really need to give you the history on this? Oh, OK. I’ll do it briefly then. If you had an iPhone a few months back then you’ll have used Google Maps as the default mapping solution. Apple changed all that though, and along cam Apple Maps …

iOS 6 Google Maps app – Not arriving any time soon

Top Google bod Eric Schmidt admitted today that a stand-alone Google Maps app isn’t going to arrive on iOS 6 any time soon. It follows the removal of Google Maps and the new not-quite-as-good Apple Maps getting added instead. Speaking to Reuters, Schmidt said… We think it would …

Navigate and stay informed with Waze

Available for absolutely nothing, Waze is an Android / iPhone / BlackBerry / Nokia application which works by sharing data between users. By sharing and collecting information on progress by other users it’ll help build a picture of road conditions. Their Live Map shows some of the reports …