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MapQuest is paving a new road.

June 29th, 2010 Posted in MapQuest
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Mapquest today released beta version of most simple user friendly, colorful, fantastic and easy-to-use map portal. It’s like kicking to closest competitor. Most important functionality is single line search backed by amazing piece of algorithm which helps user to enter just about anything in one box to find something, to get direction or to plot latitude and longitude. Simple, colorful and powerful. Users can enter information ranging from the name of a major landmark (the ‘Liberty Bell’, for example) to a local restaurant — or something as vague as an intersection. Search is available for North-America region only.

MapQuest introduced newly redesigned concept called – “My Place”, a seamless integration between web and mobile devices. Prepare and save your travel plan, direction, place of interest, etc on website and access it through via MapQuest4Mobile iPhone application.

Another good feature is—its geo IP location functionality, which gives local location map as soon as they land to website. (Based on your IP address. I got Turkey map because I am accessing it from Turkey) And find just about anything in visible map without entering any location. All searches will be local search.



In nutshell–

Beginning today, users can opt in to test the overhauled site, which will replace the old version in about a month. New features include:
• A more user-friendly interface, including a single- line search box [omg, I loved it] and a redesigned main page that displays the map more prominently.
• The ability to search for “temporal types of content,” such as a fireworks show for July 4 or haunted houses at Halloween.
• A simplified log-in process that allows users to save itineraries and can access through mobile application/portal. Users also can post trip information directly to Facebook and Twitter.

In the future, MapQuest plans to allow users to upload photos, giving it more of a social-networking feel.

Very big congratulations to MapQuest engineers and managers! It’s marvelous achievement. Grab those eyeballs back. Everything looks cool including NEW trendy (web 3.0) logo.
MapQuest New Logo

See more screen snaps here.

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