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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...

iPhoto hints at Apple’s future mapping service?

03/08/2012, We’ve heard plenty of rumors about Apple dropping Google and building its own services when it comes to maps and the weather and while the company hasn’t done it yet, it looks like it could be soon. According to reports online, Apple’s...

Google Maps for Android 6.3 is now available

02/16/2012, For those of you who rely on Google Maps on your Android-powered smartphone as your primary means of finding your way around, here is some good news – Google has recently released Google Maps for Android 6.3 to the masses, where it will deliver a...

Atlantis erased from Google Earth?

02/07/2012, Google went underwater with Google Ocean three years ago, and their mapping efforts were said by some to have unearthed the lost city of Atlantis. Well, it seems that the mythological underwater civilization has been covered yet again, thanks to an update...

Google Maps is game for some fun

01/18/2012, Who would have thought that Google Maps, one of the more popular Google apps offered across numerous handhelds, tablets and desktops that help people look for their destination, would eventually cross the line to that of a video game? Google+ Games will...

Google Map Maker: now newbie friendly

12/14/2011, Google Maps, one of the most useful services from Google will get even better now thanks to the introduction of some new improvements to the Map Maker. In case you didn’t know, Google Maps isn’t a one-man operation and requires the...

Street View lets you see tsunami-affected areas in Japan

12/12/2011, The devastation wrought by the tsunami and earthquake in Japan earlier this year might be in our distant memories by now, but I am very sure that for victims of those natural disasters, they are still reeling and picking up the pieces of their lives....