News tagged ‘google maps’

Thursday, 20 Dec 2012

iOS 6 Adoption Jumps 29% After Release of Google Maps

iOS 6 Adoption Jumps 29% After Release of Google Maps

The release of Google Maps caused iOS 6 adoption to jump 29% in five days.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Google Maps App for iOS Available Now

Google Maps App for iOS Available Now

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 Maps Navigation (Beta) Launches in Singapore

Google Maps Navigation (Beta) Launches in Singapore

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

Google Street View Provides Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

Google Street View Provides Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

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 and Revamped iOS Stores in iOS 6?

Facebook Integration and Revamped iOS Stores in iOS 6?

Facebook integration will be baked into the upcoming iOS alongside revamped iOS digital stores, Tech Crunch and 9to5Mac reports.

Thursday, 31 May 2012

iOS 6 to Showcase Siri API and iPad Support, 3D Mapping Functionality

iOS 6 to Showcase Siri API and iPad Support, 3D Mapping Functionality

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 Losing Out to OpenStreetMap

Google Maps Losing Out to OpenStreetMap

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 Maps Goes 8-Bit

Google Maps Goes 8-Bit

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

Visit the Amazon Basin on Google Street View!

Visit the Amazon Basin on Google Street View!

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 5.8 for Android Adds Photo Upload Feature

Google Maps 5.8 for Android Adds Photo Upload Feature

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.

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