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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 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...

Google Maps GL gets enhanced 3D experience with 3D buildings

04/27/2012, We’ve already seen the beautiful 3D landmarks in Google Maps that was launched in March. Google did promise to bring the experience to Google MapsGL. Google MapsGL is Google’s own Beta Maps technology that is powered by WebGL. The MapsGL lets...

Google Maps Floor Plan Marker app released

04/06/2012, Google has just rolled out their Google Maps Floor Plan Marker app, where it will allow folks who have uploaded floor plans of their business to further improve on the indoor location accuracy so that their visitors’ experience will be enhanced as...

London Underground gets real-time service alerts in Google Maps

04/03/2012, The London Olympics which will be held later this summer will be the sports centerpiece for the year, barring the Euro 2012 for football (soccer) fans, of course. Having said that, I guess it is timely that Google has updated their Google Maps software to...

Google Maps 6.5 for Android released

03/28/2012, To celebrate its recent milestone of helping users navigate over 50 billion kilometers with turn-by-turn directions, Google has decided to upgrade its Maps app for Android devices with a fresh new look. Taking cues from the Android Ice Cream Sandwich...

Google Maps now features more detailed 3D landmarks

03/20/2012, It’s amazing how much Google Maps has evolved since its introduction many years ago, from plain, boring and flat maps to the highly detailed maps featuring 3D structures we have today. Well, Google has announced that it is taking its maps to a whole...