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Google Maps For iOS Arriving Tonight

12/12/2012, It seems that the police over in Australia do not think too highly of Apple’s Maps app as well as Google Maps, judging by the kind of stories that we have covered recently. Well, it seems that there might be hope for Apple just yet, amidst rumors of...

NASA’s ‘Black Marble’ Night Images Now On Google Maps

12/11/2012, NASA published the ‘Black Marble’ night images of our wonderful world last week, and we were really amazed seeing the glow of our precious planet at night time. Well, it looks like we will be seeing those spectacular images once again, but this time,...

Android Apps Get Vector Maps In New Google API

12/03/2012, Google has just announced the new Google Maps API that will let Android developers use the same vector-based data that Google Maps has been using for some time. Previously, Android apps could only use a (bitmap) tile-based map system. The new API offers...

Google Maps Expands Aerial and Satellite Imagery

11/16/2012, Following the rumors that Google is getting ready to re-launch Google Maps on iOS, the folks over at Google Maps are announcing today that they just launched aerial, satellite, and 45-degree imagery to 164 cities and 108 countries or regions. The update,...

Google Maps For iOS 6 Coming Soon?

11/15/2012, According to the folks over at The Wall Street Journal, Google is right now about to unveil their next masterpiece – ironically, it will be on a rival’s platform, where Google’s new Google Maps app is said to be on its way for iOS-powered...

Could Apple Deny App Store Access to Google Maps?

11/05/2012, So Apple’s mapping program included with iOS 6 isn’t the greatest. The app may be a bit disappointing, but hey, it’s hard to make decent maps. What would be inexcusable is if Google submitted a functioning app to the Apple-controlled App...

Google Has Already Updated Post-Sandy NY Transit Maps

11/01/2012, If you’ve been living under a stone and missing out on non-tech news for the past week, a pretty major hurricane hit the Eastern seaboard including the Unofficial Capital of the World, New York City. Although the storm’s gone, there’s...

Google Maps increases new building footprints by 25 million

10/19/2012, Google must have felt hurt with Apple rolling out their very own Maps app on the iOS 6 platform, ditching the traditional Google Maps solution along the way. Although Apple’s Maps app is far from perfect and still has plenty of work to be done for it to...

Alleged Google Maps Alpha for iOS screenshots leaked

10/15/2012, For those who aren’t 100% satisfied with Apple’s Maps, there is a chance that you are pining for Google Maps, even though the version for iOS was not updated and is not as advanced and feature rich compared to its Android counterpart. Now we know that...

Street View in Google Maps on mobile browser is good to go

10/04/2012, As promised, technology giant Google has just announced that they have just introduced the wonders of Street View in Google Maps for mobile browsers, as part of their effort to deliver an even more comprehensive, accurate and useful mobile solution for...

Street View coming to Google Maps web app for iPhone and iPad

10/03/2012, For folks who are fed up with Apple’s Maps app that comes bundled in the new iOS 6 operating system, there is some light at the end of the tunnel. Word has it that from tomorrow onwards, the Street View feature will be made available on the Google Maps...