Visiting MapQuest.com will now mean automatic location detection for Android users with GPS-enabled devices. As long as GPS hasn't been disabled for m.mapquest.com, users will be prompted to use "Current Location" instead of needing to manually type in an address.
The update is for devices using Android 1.1 or higher. There is support for Google Gears, but it will still work on Android 2.0 or higher, which does not use Google Gears.
Lately, data has been showing that Android has been growing at a nice pace. It's smart for entities such as MapQuest to innovate for the increasingly popular mobile OS.
The Original Search Marketing Event is Back!
SES Denver (Oct 16) offers an intense day of learning all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC). The mission of SES remains the same as it did from the start - to help you master being found on search engines. Early Bird rates available through Sept 12. Register today!