Want an inside look at where the Internet lives? Today, for the first time, you can see inside Google’s data centers with a massive gallery of photos and a virtual tour on Street View. Google invites you to “Walk in the front door, head up the stairs, turn right at the ping-pong ... Read More »
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Google adds enhanced aerial and satellite imagery to Google Maps, while Apple tells iOS users how to view them
Google is bolstering their position as one of the most comprehensive mapping services in the world today by adding new high-resolution satellite and aerial imagery to dozens of cities from around the globe, along with new 45-degree imagery as well. Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook released a statement on Apple.com telling users how to find ... Read More »
When two partners in business slowly make the transition to rival companies, there are bound to be some casualties. Apple and Google are perfect examples of this. As each company tries to find their happy medium of involvement with each other, services are going to be killed, support squashed and new alliances formed. Consumers should ... Read More »
It’s no secret that Apple wants its users to move away from Google services. Siri works as hard as possible to give consumers information from anywhere but Google and Apple has released their own mapping solution to back away from Google Maps. Just today it was revealed in the latest beta release of iOS 6, ... Read More »
Google Earth has always been impressive. The amount of time and resources it takes to create an accurate, interactive map of the globe is far beyond the grasp of most companies. But Google has taken the challenge head-on. With the new 3D maps Google has revealed at their maps event today, they’ll be taking that ... Read More »
Google has announced today that it will be taking Maps offline, right down to street level detail. An update to Maps for Android will go live in 100 countries over the next few weeks to provide users with offline access to Google Maps data for selected locations. This will give you access to essential navigation ... Read More »
Google has sent out press invites today featuring the image above for an event to be held at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time on June 6th. As you can see the subject for the event is Google maps and the invite not so subtly hints at new 3D functionality in maps.
The invite also came with the ... Read More »
Google+ is going local with Zagat, the restaurant ratings and review company Google acquired back in September 2011. Starting today, Google is rolling out an update to it’s Google+ web front, which adds a local tab to help users discover venues based on their Zagat score and recommendations from people you ... Read More »
Still pissed your phone doesn’t have Android 4.0? Maybe these funny April Fools’ Day videos will cheer you up. Check out the 10 videos after the jump and let us know if you find any more jokes to add to the list.
This week Google rolled out a new version of Google Maps for Android that includes a new look for Navigation on devices with Android 4.0+. Google also shared some interesting usage statistics which show Google Maps for Android has provided 50 billion kilometers of turn-by-turn directions, the equivalent of 130,000 trips to the moon, 334 trips ... Read More »