08/14/2013, Are you a huge fan of the Doctor Who series? If you have answered in the affirmative, you will be pleased as punch to hear that the folks over at Google have not yet lost their sense of humor, and hopefully, it will remain that way for a long, long time. In fact, the latest Easter Egg that the Internet search giant has introduced to the world can be found […]
07/17/2013, Google Maps released some big updates for both its Android and iOS applications recently, but today, Google Maps’ web application has received its new interface which the company revealed just a few months ago without needing to be invited into the new Google Maps.
07/16/2013, Just last week, we talked about how Google Maps for Android was updated with a slew of new features thrown into the mix, and here we are with Google Maps 2.0 for iOS being announced, boasting iPad support and indoor maps, now how about that? Google has overhauled its app in a manner which will add more focus on just how intuitive the categories will be, such as Eat, Drink, […]
07/09/2013, Google Maps for Android gets a new update.
07/04/2013, Diagon Alley of Harry Potter fame now viewable on Street View level in Google Maps.
07/03/2013, Google Maps Street View now lets you explore the Monticello residence of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States and one of its founding fathers.
06/27/2013, Google announced today that it is launching a new pilot program. This program will enable third-party organizations to borrow Google's Street View Trekker through which they will be able to contribute imagery to Google Maps.
06/26/2013, Google Maps Earth View drops its clouds.
06/11/2013, Google confirmed in a blog post it has acquired Waze.
06/05/2013, Google just announced the release of their Maps Engine API, a service that allows customers to build, store and distribute their own maps and associated data in a public or private way. Google Maps Engine was formerly called “Earth Builder”. Today’s announcement concerns the application programming interface (API) which is necessary for creating massive projects programmatically, and for integrating the data back into client or web application.
05/27/2013, Google Maps introduces biking directions and routes for six countries in Europe.
05/17/2013, We have heard how some people have used technology to help locate their missing gadgets, such as phones or tablets or laptops, but this is probably the first time we’ve heard how one kidnap victim actually used technology to help find his way back home. A man from Sichuan, China, has been reported to have reunited with his family after 23 years after he had been kidnapped on the way […]
05/15/2013, Today at Google I/O 2013 the company showed off some significant changes that they have made to Google Maps. The popular maps service has been built from the ground up for desktop users and it features a new user interface. Browser user interface elements are no longer in the way, the map spreads from one edge of the screen to the other. In the upper left hand corner there’s a […]
05/15/2013, Google made quite a few interesting announcements today at its I/O 2013 conference. Among various other things, a new navigation user interface of Google Maps for Android and iOS was detailed. Google says that the UI has been updated in order to bring “things that matter most” to the spotlight. The update will be rolled out this summer and it will be integrated with Google Offers and Zagat restaurant ratings. […]