Tag: Google Maps

Google Offers can now be discovered in Google Maps

Recently, Google took Offers away from the Groupon model and simply made it a portal for savings. Rather than pay for an offer which...

Google Maps Engine Pro aids businesses in visualizing and sharing data

Google is no stranger to the need to transforms raw data into more meaningful pieces of information. That is why it develops tools that...

Google Maps for Android updated to version 7.3 with minor UI tweaks

Google has started to silently roll out an update to its Google Maps app for Android. While it is only an incremental update with...

Android 4.4 could bring a refreshed ‘Downloads’ app

Though the move to cloud storage solutions is fast becoming the new normal, we still encounter the occasional automatic download on a mobile device....

Google Maps update allows for multiple destinations, improved search results

Good news for Google Maps users today, as the Mountain View search giant announces a few updates for Maps. Since updating Maps after this...

Google Street View gives us a stunning tour of the Galapagos Islands

Back in May Google teased us all with a few details stating they were taking their Street View and Trekker program to one of...

Google Ground Truth initiative produces improved Russia, Hong Kong maps

Satellite imagery and automated systems can only do so much in capturing relevant mapping data, such as open roads, walkways, and transportation lines. That...

Apple buys Embark to help navigate the Google Maps battle

Earlier this year Google released a pretty massive update that completely overhauled their Google Maps application for mobile devices. The new and improved Maps...

Google Maps update brings real-time incident reports from Waze

Google announced the acquisition of Waze back in June. At the time they talked about how the deal was being made in an effort...

Google Glass video highlights directions and navigation

Getting directions for driving, cycling, and walking has always been rather easy using Google Maps on our smartphones, but today Google's showing off an...

Google Maps for Android now includes local search-based advertisements

It is no secret that Google makes money based on advertising. Services like Gmail have long included advertisements and moving forward you will likely...

Google launches “Views” as photo sphere community

Google has recently launched a new community based site. This latest is called Views and it deals with photo sphere images. More specifically, being...