Google Maps

  • Google Maps updated with bubble buttons, Transit Notifications and more

    Google has just updated the Google Maps Application for Android to version 5.9.0 and with it comes many improvements to transit navigation, new labs features and more. One that may be really helpful to many in the big cities is

    August 16, 2011 • Views: 152

  • Google Maps Updated, Download Map Data Before You Travel

    Google Maps has just received another update in the Android Market and some exciting and useful new features have been added. GPS stop-by-stop public transit directions is a big feature and currently in beta, a great help for you

    July 6, 2011 • Views: 563

  • Google Maps Now Rates Restaurants

    Google is pushing a relatively small update to Google Maps today to enhance its "Places" feature. 'Best Ever' ratings, as the update dubs them, will help you decide what restaurant in the area to go to. This may be small, but is

    June 16, 2011 • Views: 108

  • Google Maps Now Knows When Your Bus is Late

    At least it does if you live in one of the six cities Google has so far partnered with. Boston, Portland, San Diego, and San Francisco, as well as Madrid and Turin across the pond, have all worked with Google to include a

    June 8, 2011 • Views: 170

  • Google Maps Now on all Mobile Browsers

    So you've tried to access Google Maps from your web browser on your handheld device before and you've been miffed. They've told you that you'd have to access such a thing via an app that you've have to download, yes? Well no

    May 20, 2011 • Views: 175

  • Android tracks users too [Report]

    Fresh on the heals of controversy that Apple's iPhone 4 OS collects location data on users, a recent report shows that Google's Android system performs the same spying functions. Security experts have found that the Android OS

    April 22, 2011 • Views: 213

  • Google Maps 5.3 adds Latitude Location History, custom Places reviews

    Google has updated Google Maps for Android to v5.3, introducing the new Google Location History dashboard. Working with Latitude's Location History, the new info pane shows your recent locations as well as how long you've spent

    April 5, 2011 • Views: 187

  • Google Maps enjoys 150 million mobile users a year

    Speaking at the annual geek confab known as South by Southwest, Google VP Marissa Mayer announced that Google Maps is being used by over 150 million mobile map users, about 40% of the apps' usage.  In addition, mobile users

    March 14, 2011 • Views: 125

  • Google Maps for Android updates – now with rerouting

    Google has updated to it's popular Google Maps app which relies on both historical and current traffic data to plan routs and offer alternates. The previous version, could advise drivers of bad traffic ahead and offer a shortest

    March 7, 2011 • Views: 115

  • Google Maps Updated to Support New Latitude Check-In Features

    Google Maps is by far the most used maps application on the Android Platform, it offers up the most refined user experience and even some features that are usually cost a premium. Well, the application has just been updated to

    February 1, 2011 • Views: 87