News tagged ‘maps’

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Google Acquires Skybox Imaging for US$500 Million

Google Acquires Skybox Imaging for US$500 Million

Google has just agreed to a deal to purchase imaging satellite maker Skybox Imaging for US$500 million in cash.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

New Google Maps Interface Revealed Ahead of Google I/O

New Google Maps Interface Revealed Ahead of Google I/O

Ahead of Google's I/O event next week, an updated interface for Google Maps has surfaced which removes the sidebar and focuses on the map itself rather than its various navigational components.

Thursday, 3 Jan 2013

Apple Rumored to be Acquiring Waze

Apple Rumored to be Acquiring Waze

According to rumors, Apple is said to be interested in acquiring Waze and that negotiations are now in the advanced stages.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Australian Police Warns Against Relying on Apple's iOS 6 Maps

Australian Police Warns Against Relying on Apple's iOS 6 Maps

Australian police have warned against using Apple's iOS 6 Maps, after having to rescue six people within a spate of two months who became lost while attempting to locate Mildura in Victoria.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Manager of Apple Maps Team Gets Axed

Manager of Apple Maps Team Gets Axed

After the debacle that was Apple Maps for iOS 6, it was inevitable that someone had to pay the price for the blunders. According to Bloomberg, the manager of the team which developed Apple Maps has been fired.

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.

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012

Google Maps Brings

Google Maps Brings "Sea" View to You

Google Maps is arguably one of the most sought-after digital maps on the planet. To demonstrate just how dedicated they are, Google has unveiled their first underwater Street View collection.

Friday, 21 Sep 2012

Apple Implores Users to Be Patient with Maps in iOS 6

Apple Implores Users to Be Patient with Maps in iOS 6

Apple's latest Maps app isn't very well received, but they implored new users to be patient with it. The reason given was that it's still in the early stages, and will only get better as people access it more.

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.

HWZ Presents
 ASUS introduces the ASUS MeMO Pad 8 – an 8” Full HD LTE tablet with Quad-core performance. Find out how to win one on HWZ Presents!
HWZ Presents
Unlock your creative vision with the prowess of Canon Full Frame Cameras. Read on.

All News Categories

News for Past 12 Months

Subscribe to HWZ Here!

Subscribe now to receive latest tech news, articles and promotions straight to your inbox!
 
 
By signing up, you indicate that you have read and agreed to the and .