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Use Google Maps as a GPS – With or Without a GPS Phone

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The latest innovation from the team at Google Maps, among a flurry of other announced features, is “My Location” that uses fancy-pants triangulation between mobile phone transmission towers to help you find yourself on a google map by browsing the web from your phone (to within a certain approximated area that is – but hey it’s still pretty nifty!).

The service is in Beta testing currently. This video from the Google channel on YouTube explains how it works;

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