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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...

Google Maps For iOS Updated With Better Search & Explore Features

07/11/2014, With Google Maps belonging to Google, it is understandable that Google would push out updates for its Android platform first before updating its other platforms, such as iOS. Well the good news for iOS users is that if you were hoping to gain more Google...

Find My iPhone Drops Google Maps For Apple Maps

07/08/2014, Find My iPhone has proven itself to be a pretty useful app, having had a lady track down her stolen smartphone before, although the app has also caused an iPhone owner to be arrested in the past. Having said that, it seems that Apple will be taking a...

Google Maps 8.1.0 Delivers Terrain View To Mobile

05/29/2014, Well, well, what do we have here? Is there any aspect of life where we do not make use of Google Maps at all? It really depends on how connected you are, and which part of the world you live in. As for those who love to receive assistance from Google Maps...

Google Maps Updates Bike Routes With Elevation Levels

05/18/2014, If you’re the type of person who enjoys cycling on the weekends, then the update to Google Maps might be worth checking out. Google has recently updated the desktop version of Google Maps to now include elevation levels of bike routes. Bike routes has...

Google Maps Introduces 17K More Routes To UK Public Transport Data

05/13/2014, The folks over at Google must have been involved in one of the largest ever additions of transportation information in Google Maps, as they have thrown in just about everything that you can think of – ranging from bus to train, ferry, tram, and...

Google Maps Mobile Apps Get Major Update

05/06/2014, Google today rolled out a major update for the iOS and Android apps of Google Maps. A couple of new features have been added to these apps to make the overall user experience much better. Perhaps the most interesting addition is that of Uber. The...

Basingstoke Back On Google Maps After ‘Town Centre’ Gaffe

05/05/2014, I am quite sure that many people out there do make use of Google Maps when it comes to locating a certain store, shop, office or home, but this does not mean that Google Maps has not had its fair share of controversies in the past – especially when...

‘Google Naps’ Finds You Places To Sleep

03/30/2014, Imagine its a beautiful day and you’re out exploring a new city. Suddenly you’re hit by an urge to take a nap, but you don’t want to travel all the way back to your hotel. In your home city you’ll probably know what the best places...