Offers Open Source Alternative to Google and Apple Maps

by Damian Rollison
A friend who recently returned from a trip to Russia mentioned the popularity in that country of an app I’d never heard of called I’ve spent the last few days exploring its features and I’m impressed by its level of detail and by some key differentiators that make seem like a fresh approach to mobile navigation. Indeed, I can see the app eventually finding favor in the U.S.Read the full article

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