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Reporter recovers stolen iPhone by taking advantage of technology

08/03/2012, We’ve seen, heard and read interesting stories of how someone lost their iPhone and managed to recover it thanks to the Find My iPhone feature, or simply because the thief was stupid enough to take photos with their location in the background, so...

Google Maps now shows you NYC subway alerts

07/31/2012, If you’ve ever experienced the inconvenience of arriving at a subway platform only to find out that your train has been rerouted to another line or skipping stops – we’ve got some good news for you. Google announced today on its Lat Long Blog...

Google brings panoramic imagery to Street View for Antarctica

07/17/2012, Google launched the first Street View imagery of Antarctica in 2010, allowing people from far-flung  places to view the lovely penguins in the region for the first time.  Today, the search engine giant is taking Street View to an entirely new level by...

Google Maps for Africa now features walking directions

07/11/2012, Google announced the availability of driving directions on Google Maps in many African countries way back in 2010. Today, the Mountain View-based tech giant is announcing that it will add walking directions to over 44 countries in the continent. To start...

Google Maps now guides you through museums

07/10/2012, Last week, Google released a new version of Google Maps that brought indoor maps to folks living in the UK. Well, this week Google has decided to increase its usefulness to Android users in the US with a new version of the app that brings indoor maps for...

Google deploys Indoor Maps for Google Maps in the U.K.

07/03/2012, If you’re planning to spend your whole time this summer in London for the Olympics, then don’t forget to bring your smartphone or tablet with you. That’s because Google has just released the Indoor Maps feature on Google Maps for various...

Google Maps for Android gets offline functionality

06/27/2012, Everything about Google Maps is great, that’s until a network error occurs due to an intermittent Internet connection. So, if you’ve been dreaming of an offline functionality in Google Maps, then today’s your lucky day. Google is now...

Google Maps to continue being supported on iOS?

06/25/2012, Given Apple and Google’s competition between each other for smartphone platform dominance, we guess Apple’s decision to replace Google Maps with its own was one of their ways to decrease the dependance of iOS users on Google’s services. However that...

Google Maps for Android taken offline

06/06/2012, Google Maps is one of the more comprehensive navigational tool around, even on mobile platforms, and best of all, it is free. Obviously, with Android being under Google’s wing, you can be sure that Android-powered devices tend to get the best out of...

Apple to ditch Google Maps on iOS, says report

06/05/2012, Rumors of Apple planning to introduce its own maps app first surfaced last month. Sources from the web are saying that Apple has a headline feature for iOS 6, most specifically, a maps app that will allegedly ditch Google Maps from the iOS platform. But...

Google to hold Google Maps event this coming June 6

06/01/2012, If you can still recall, last month, we said that Apple could introduce iOS 6 on top of its own maps app at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. We also pointed out, based on rumors and its acquisition of C3 Technologies last year, that the...