News tagged ‘google maps’
Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013
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 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
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
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.
Thursday, 20 Dec 2012
The release of Google Maps caused iOS 6 adoption to jump 29% in five days.
Thursday, 13 Dec 2012
Google Maps finally makes a return on iOS devices today. At the moment, the new app is optimized for iPhone 5, but not yet for the iPad.
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012
Google is launching the Google Maps Navigation (Beta) for phones running Android 2.2 and above. Built from the ground up as an Internet-connected GPS system, read on to find out what Google Maps Navigation (Beta) has to offer.
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.