March 29, 2011

Google releases new App -Open Spot

Breaking News! Google released a new Android application called 'Open Spot' for the users to find and share parking. By the help the new app, the users will be able to update the current map regarding the parking spots.

The new app 'Open Spot' is quite simple. It displays open parking spots within a 1.5km/0.9 mile radius of where you are. The spots are coded with colour and will be displayed for twenty minutes only according to users' time setting.

However, there are some limitations in the application. The spot will appear marked as 'fresh' within five minutes. After that, there may not be availability of the spot for parking. On the other hand, the application will only be useful if it is adopted on large scale.

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