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Google Apologizes For Recent Google Maps Incidents

05/21/2015, Earlier this week Google Maps came under fire when it was discovered that typing in a racial slur in the search box would zoom into the White House in Washington D.C. and also yielded results for Nairobi, Kenya. This snafu came about a month after the...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Expected To Arrive With iOS 9

05/21/2015, Transit directions is a major feature that’s missing from Apple’s native mapping application on iOS devices. The company took a lot of heat for this when it decided to replace Google Maps as the native mapping service in favor of its homegrown...

Google Maps To Be Updated With Better Traffic Insight

05/21/2015, Google is planning to roll out an update for the forthcoming weekend, which means that it will be arriving at the correct time before the rush infused weekend of Memorial Day arrives on Monday. The update will make the app function rather actively and...

Google Maps Hit With Racial Slurs And Vandalism

05/20/2015, Back in April, Google Maps came under fire for an image of the Android mascot taking a leak on the Apple logo. This was obviously not the work of Google themselves, but rather a user who took advantage of Google’s tools to add that to the maps....

Google Maps For Android Updated, Features Translucent Status Bar

05/19/2015, It is not wise for a company to rest on their laurels, especially in this day and age where the competitive spirit runs high. Well, it seems that Google Maps for Android has been updated, and with this particular update, there will be features such as a...

Google To Improve Spam Detection After Google Maps Prank

04/24/2015, Earlier today we reported that it was spotted on Google Maps the Android mascot taking a leak on the Apple logo. It is unclear how it got there and it is speculated that it might be a user upload by the name of “nitricboy”, at least according to his...

Send Directions From Google From Your Computer To Your Phone

04/23/2015, Say you’re planning a trip overseas where you might not necessarily have access to data all the time, which means that navigating your way around might be a bit tricky without access to Google Maps. Now there are ways for you to start saving offline...

Google Maps Pays Homage To Pac-Man

03/31/2015, We did bring you Samsung’s attempt at an April Fool’s Day prank earlier this morning, where it involved the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge smart knife, which was a smartphone and a piece of kitchen utensil, all rolled into one. Of course, one would shudder at...

Google Maps For iOS Gains Full Screen Support, Improved Voice Search

03/19/2015, If you’re an avid user of Google Maps and wished that the app had full screen support on your iOS device, you will be pleased to learn that in the latest update for iOS, Google Maps has gaine full screen support amongst other features and improvements....

Google Maps Now Offer Business View

12/21/2014, When it comes to Christmas shopping, there are people who love to get things done a whole lot earlier than before, while others do not mind holding it out to the last minute – and at the same time, jostle with one another to get that gift. It seems...

Google Street View Gets Virtual Reality Mode

12/18/2014, Earlier this year, Google launched Cardboard which is basically a cheap DIY virtual reality headset made from, well, cardboard. There are no electronic components and in order to get it to work, you will need to use your smartphone as the device’s...

Google Maps Delivers Lane Guidance Across The Pond

12/14/2014, Let’s see, what other interesting things have popped up over the weekend concerning developments that are happening across the pond? For starters, we have the LG G3 Android 5.0 Lollipop update released in Europe – but what other developments are...