News tagged ‘google maps’
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
With the help of the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust, Google has added 360 degree imagery of many important spots, including the South Pole Telescope, Shackleton's hut, Scott's hut, Cape Royds Adélie Penguin Rookery and the Ceremonial South Pole.
Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012
Facebook integration will be baked into the upcoming iOS alongside revamped iOS digital stores, Tech Crunch and 9to5Mac reports.
Thursday, 31 May 2012
Apple's iOS 6 will allegedly welcome an assortment of improvements, including the availability of Siri on iPad, Siri API for developers and last but not least, Apple's own mapping system with 3D functionality.
Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012
Google Maps may be losing ground to OpenStreetMaps as many major players opt for the latter. This is possibly due to Google's charges for their services.
Sunday, 1 Apr 2012
Google has just announced the availability of its Google Maps for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Users can also get a feel of it by going to Google Maps and switch to an 8-bit version by clicking on "Quest" at the top right. Happy April's Fool Day, everybody!
Thursday, 22 Mar 2012
Through Street View, cost and time spent to explore places like these personally is significantly reduced. Also, Google hopes to provide access to special corners of the world which many of us are restricted to.
Thursday, 28 Jul 2011
Google Maps adds more features to enhance its usability, such as photo uploads and allowing you to add new places with your Android device when you're on the move.