News tagged ‘google maps’

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014

Google Unleashes Pokemon on Google Maps for April Fools'

Google Unleashes Pokemon on Google Maps for April Fools'

Every year Google makes April Fools' fun or at least humorous, and this year it involves you capturing Pokémon around the globe.

Friday, 13 Dec 2013

Google+ Says: Let It Snow

Google+ Says: Let It Snow

Using an Android device? Fire up the Google Play store, for there may be a few Google apps updates waiting for you. Say, how about a fun way to add snow to your photos?

Thursday, 12 Dec 2013

Google Street View Invites You to 10 of the World's Most Remote and Captivating Locations

Google Street View Invites You to 10 of the World's Most Remote and Captivating Locations

Want to breakaway from your hectic lifestyle to venture on an escapade? Google is now bringing 10 brand new 360˚ panoramic imagery of inaccessible locations around the world to you, on Street View.

Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013

31 New Singaporean Destinations Now Available on Indoor Google Maps on Android and iOS

31 New Singaporean Destinations Now Available on Indoor Google Maps on Android and iOS

Google is extending Indoor Google Maps to 31 popular venues in Singapore. From today onwards, you can navigate through these new multi-floor buildings in Singapore including museums, convention centers, a hotel and library, and even more malls.

Thursday, 11 Jul 2013

New Google Maps App Rolling Out to Smartphones and Tablets, Abandons Latitude and Check-ins

New Google Maps App Rolling Out to Smartphones and Tablets, Abandons Latitude and Check-ins

Google has announced a new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets, which is also set to arrive on the iPhone and iPad in the near future.

Friday, 14 Jun 2013

Street View Lets You Experience 1,001 New Destinations, Including Landmarks in Singapore

Street View Lets You Experience 1,001 New Destinations, Including Landmarks in Singapore

Google has added images from more than 1,000 locations around the world to Google Maps, from historical landmarks to sports stadiums, including several new locations in Singapore.

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013

Google Acquires Waze for US$1 Billion

Google Acquires Waze for US$1 Billion

Google has just announced the acquisition of Waze, a social mapping and navigation app that features real-time traffic data provided by its users. While Google did not disclose the purchase price, the New York Times reports that the deal is in the region of US$1 billion.

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013

Google Maps Street View Now Includes Mountains

Google Maps Street View Now Includes Mountains

Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Indoor Google Maps for Android Now Available in Singapore

Indoor Google Maps for Android Now Available in Singapore

Google has announced that they are extending Indoor Google Maps to 22 popular shopping destinations in Singapore. Detailed floor plans will automatically appear when you're viewing the map and zoomed in on a building where indoor map data is available.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

Google Maps Lets You Explore the Grand Canyon at Your Convenience

Google Maps Lets You Explore the Grand Canyon at Your Convenience

The first ever Street View Trekker expedition brings panoramic imagery of the Grand Canyon to you, covering more than 75 miles of trails and surrounding roads, making the map of this area even more comprehensive, accurate, and easier to use than before.

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