Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Noted: A Mapping App That Searches Along Your Route To Plan Exciting (Or Efficient) Trips via Fast Company

A Mapping App That Searches Along Your Route To Plan Exciting (Or Efficient) Trips via Fast Company

A Mapping App That Searches Along Your Route To Plan Exciting (Or Efficient) Trips via Fast Company

With so many geolocation and mapping apps packed onto our mobile devices, it’s always bothered me that there’s no easy way to find a place I’d like to stop while I’m on my way to someplace else.

Say I use Google Maps to give me driving directions from New York City to Boston. Since I want to use my time efficiently, I know I’d like to make the quickest stop possible at my bank along my route, minimizing the distance I am put out of my way. Google Maps or Yelp or any number of apps can suggest branches of my bank that are nearest to my current location, and they can suggest branches that are nearest to any particular town or destination I input, but neither are smart enough to suggest convenient branches for me to stop as mapped along my entire route.

Read More


"Noted" items are particularly good finds from my daily reading which I share via all my social media accounts.  

Find more Noted items here

No comments: