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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...

Earth View Mode In Google Maps Gets High-Res 3D Imagery

12/11/2014, Google has announced today that it is rolling out high-resolution 3D imagery on Google Maps as well as Google Earth. In order to view the high-res imagery you simply have to access the Earth View mode on Maps or Earth. Initially this is limited to New...

iCloud.com Drops Google Maps In Favor Of Apple Maps

12/09/2014, A couple of years ago, Apple made the decision to remove Google Maps as the default maps app on iOS devices, instead opting to use Apple Maps instead. Safe to say that this was something of a disaster due to the numerous glitches and inaccuracies of Apple...

Google Maps For iOS And Android Gets Material Design Update

11/05/2014, Material Design is a term we first heard when Google unveiled Android L back at I/O 2014. Its the company’s new design language which it claims to be flexible enough that it can span across different platforms like mobile and desktop while...

Google Maps Navigation Makes Its Way To More Countries

09/18/2014, It is no fun getting lost in an unfamiliar territory, and the feeling is compounded when you do not even speak nor understand the language in the country or area. Well, there is nothing quite like Google Maps to help you out, where the Internet search...

Google Maps Gets Destiny Planet View

09/02/2014, Gamers around the world are anxiously waiting for September 9th, that’s when Bungie’s Destiny finally gets released. A lot of hype has already been created for this title, primarily because of the fact that it cost Activision some half a...