Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 

mjb

922 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21

Trusted

  Reply # 750858 25-Jan-2013 16:36 Send private message

lchiu7: I noitice on my phone when I pull up Google Now, it telle that it's going to be 12 minutes to my home from the CBD (or where I am now) and there there is normal traffic. I wonder where it sources this information?


It's usually crowdsourced from other android phone users.




contentsofsignaturemaysettleduringshipping

1831 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 105

Trusted

  Reply # 750859 25-Jan-2013 16:37 Send private message

freitasm: Great this information is available but... These sites are only good if you are planning a trip but once you have started down the road that's old information.

But they don't seem to have a mobile site that people can check on the road.




I think Tomtom Live HD Traffic would feed off this, so would navman/garmin where RDS-TMC is available

2762 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 411

Trusted
Microsoft NZ

  Reply # 750923 25-Jan-2013 19:22 Send private message

aros71:
freitasm:  they don't seem to have a mobile site that people can check on the road.


Yeah - I want a mobile app that'll give me a map with roads coloured red (congested), green (flowing freely) or the default pale yellow (no data). Kind of like the traffic overlay in Google Maps, except with information that isn't 18 months out of date like Google's is.


"NZ Traffic" app on Windows Phone Marketplace and Windows 8 Store

even has a Live Tile that shows your the mway traffic with red/green flow, and you can pin mway webcams to your start screen as live tiles too

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Do I have the right to return this?
Created by corksta, last reply by sdavisnz on 20-Dec-2014 22:18 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Police Camera Van Disguise
Created by Reanalyse, last reply by TLD on 20-Dec-2014 23:50 (61 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Has Spark (Telecom) locked their iphone 6 ?
Created by anewguy2014, last reply by michaelmurfy on 17-Dec-2014 14:32 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


In defence of cats
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by DarthKermit on 17-Dec-2014 15:40 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Slaughter of Innocents
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 19-Dec-2014 17:46 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Can someone explain Chromecast to me
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by robjg63 on 20-Dec-2014 22:43 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Spray Foam Insulation
Created by AACTech, last reply by timbosan on 19-Dec-2014 16:58 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Why I’m a paid subscriber to geekzone
Created by sdavisnz, last reply by sdavisnz on 20-Dec-2014 23:05 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.