Thursday, September 18, 2008

Google Location - Now with Improved Accuracy

If you're worried about Google ever growing powered, that you might not be too pleased to know they'll know exactly where you are with improved accuracy.

Google Location has been improved and it will now show you an estimated blue circle of your location based on its accuracy:

In places with higher accuracy you'll see a smaller dot.

But even when you're in a rural area with less cell phone towers to triangulate your position, Google's new algorithm can place your center closer to your real position (or so they claim.)

Nothing like trying it out for yourself and checking the results.

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