Google today announced that it is rolling out a new feature for its Google Maps app for iOS and Android that includes shareable places lists.
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Following the release of Google Maps for iOS, users have been downloading the app in order to replace Apple’s Map App. Here’s all the details.
I ride the metro everyday, and it’s great, but sometimes buses come early, and sometimes they come late. Because of this it can sometimes be stressful and leave you wondering if you missed an early bus. This morning Google began rolling out a big feature for public transportation mapping. Essentially what you can now do […]
Today Google just released a new update for the built-in navigation app for Android phones and tablets, and it helps you avoid traffic jams. The Navigation app does this by implementing real-time and historical traffic data then adjusting your directions to give you the fastest route possible. Along with traffic avoidance, Google Navigation […]
Looking for a Google Maps alternative? MapQuest for Android is now available as of this morning and it packs quite a few features, including voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation. The Android app comes completely free and is available in the Android market, so setup is easy – just make sure you have built-in GPS on your phone! […]
Busy day for Google Today. Along with Revision for Spreadsheets, Google released a slew of other updates to their services which I figured I’d spend a few minutes to cover. (more…)
If you store contacts address information in Outlook there is a groovy little map button that will automatically bring the maps up using Bing. But, what if you prefer to use Google Maps? Microsoft didn’t include an easy way to choose what service you prefer, but with this quick registry tweak you can change just […]
A couple of weeks ago Street View drivers got an update fixing controversial Wi-Fi issues. With the new update, Street View will no longer collect Wi-Fi payload data and won’t have WLAN scanning turned on all the time. Even though the update isn’t a major change, it is worth mentioning because this bug has been […]
Earlier we covered Bing’s 3D Maps feature and Bing’s Virtual Earth which was very similar to Google Earth. We could probably even call it Google Earth in a Browser. Now Google Maps got a feature which is almost like a blatant copy of Bing Maps’ Birds Eye View. I guess I can’t blame them; it […]
Do you often receive email with addresses and directions to them? Personally, even if someone sends me directions to an address, I’ll just throw it into Google/Bing Maps or the car GPS and follow the automated map. This week I’m happy to report Google has just made this easier and you can look up addresses […]
Earlier today I was looking up my favorite hamburger joint on Google Maps and thinking “I wish Google Maps had an aerial view.” Then I remembered, Google Maps Labs has an aerial view feature! Not only that, we need to talk about several other groovy features! When you visit maps.google.com, you might have already noticed the […]
With the new Google Earth view in Google Maps, Google is on a mission to fill in as much 3D mapping content as they possibly can. Because of this, they are allowing users from all over the world to create the 3D models themselves, and the results are incredible. Though the available Building Maker locations […]
Perhaps recently you’ve seen the ubiquitous news coverage of the oil spill southeast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico? In response to the crisis, Google has launched its own version of the coverage in Google Maps. Using data and imagery from several sources Google has created an overlay for both Google Maps […]
Ever wanted to get a better idea of what a place looks like from the air but you lack the money to charter a private helicopter? That’s no problem with Google Maps’ latest update, Earth view. Now you can see all of the data from the Google Earth application in your web browser. All it […]