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Google Street View Goes To “The Doorway To Outer Space” Google Street View Goes To “The Doorway To Outer Space”

Google has partnered with NASA to give web users a closer look at Kennedy Space Center from their computers and mobile devices. Google says it will give people around the world a chance to take a trip to the “doorway …

Google Maps Gets Beautiful New High-Resolution Imagery Google Maps Gets Beautiful New High-Resolution Imagery
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Google announced some new updates for Google Earth and Google Maps, including a new catalog of high-resolution and satellite imagery, as well as 45° imagery. Google has published high-res aerial and satellite imagery for 25 cities and 72 countries/regions. New …

Google’s 3D Maps Imagery Hits iOS Before Apple’s Google’s 3D Maps Imagery Hits iOS Before Apple’s

In early June, Google announced that it would be releasing a fully explorable, 3D version of Google Earth. Today, Google announced that the imagery is now available for iOS devices. In case you missed it, here’s the entire presentation from …

Google Updates Maps In Countries Across Europe, Asia, and Africa Google Updates Maps In Countries Across Europe, Asia, and Africa
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Today, Google has announced updates to maps in nearly a dozen countries in three continents. The updates provide more overall detail, new additions like 3D buildings, and updates to existing features like ferry routes. Here are the countries that received …

Google Explores Antarctica So We Don’t Have To Google Explores Antarctica So We Don’t Have To
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I absolutely love cold weather with winter being my favorite season. You may find me crazy, but I do have my limits – Antarctica being one of them. While I love the idea of a snowy wonderland, the South Pole …

Google Updates My Tracks App With New UI & Features Google Updates My Tracks App With New UI & Features

A few years ago, Google released the My Tracks app that allowed Android users to keep tabs on their outdoor travels using GPS. Users can not only keep detailed records of their travels, but they can create visualizations of their …

MapQuest Goes With TomTom On Mobile Apps MapQuest Goes With TomTom On Mobile Apps

It looks like TomTom is having a pretty good year. First, Apple dropped Google as its primary Maps provider, only to switch to TomTom (along with some other sources). Now, MapQuest announced that it has selected TomTom Maps to power …

Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery
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Google has added new Street View, 360-degree panoramic imagery for five state Parks in California, and refreshed Street View imagery for most of the state. Here are some particularly scenic areas, where Google is now providing some amazing imagery. I …

Now You Can Walk Through Museums Just By Using Google Maps Now You Can Walk Through Museums Just By Using Google Maps

Google announced that it has added indoor maps and walking directions for 20 museums in the U.S. to Google Maps for Android on phones and tablets. “In the past, navigating through museums could be an art form in and of …

Google Maps Indoors of UK, Plus a Treat for Harry Potter Fans Google Maps Indoors of UK, Plus a Treat for Harry Potter Fans

Whether it’s been a torrentially stormy summer for you or a tumbleweed-dry fire-storming summer for you, you more likely than not want to stay indoors. For those of you lucky enough to be enjoying benign, temperate, and agreeable weather, good …

MapQuest Offering Free & Unlimited APIs to Lure Developers from Google Maps MapQuest Offering Free & Unlimited APIs to Lure Developers from Google Maps

Now that MapQuest is stepping out with some sharp new threads thanks to the release of 3.0 for iPhone last month, it really wants developers to try their hand at building maps with its API. To entice developers, MapQuest is …

See How Google Maps Keeps the World from Being Crappier See How Google Maps Keeps the World from Being Crappier

The over-brains behind Google Maps regularly get together with non-profit organizations to make maps that help those groups further their mission and hopefully make the world a more convenient place to live. Just this year, Google Maps has partnered with …

Google Maps API Luminaries Serve Some Golden Eggs of Developer Help Google Maps API Luminaries Serve Some Golden Eggs of Developer Help

Since the Google Maps API became available for developers with a cartographical itch, digital cartographers have been putting their imaginations to impressive use with the designs they’ve come up with. One of the most prominent themes during the Google I/O …

Google Maps Takes Its Talents to South Beach with More 45° Imagery Google Maps Takes Its Talents to South Beach with More 45° Imagery

Although Google Earth now sports that very appealing 3D imagery for several metropolitan areas, Google Maps continues to keep up with its sister geoservice site and made an announcement recently about how it plans to excel to the next level. …

Google Launches Crisis Map to Fight This Particularly Vicious Wildfire Season Google Launches Crisis Map to Fight This Particularly Vicious Wildfire Season
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Through the combination of unreal heat, persistently strong winds, and a kindling-dry landscape, Colorado is currently suffering through the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history. Expanding 26 square miles, the wildfire has already displaced tens of thousands of people …

Google Maps API Gets More Features for Styled Maps Google Maps API Gets More Features for Styled Maps

In the two years that it’s existed, designers and developers have created some pretty awesome stuff with the Styled Maps in the Google Maps API. There was that zombie apocalypse survival map along with several arty and crafty maps, like …

Google Challenges You To Think Outside The Map Google Challenges You To Think Outside The Map

Despite losing some key partners and a price reduction, the Google Maps API is still pretty popular around the world. Google Maps is one of those brands you can trust and people have built some terrific things with the API. …

Google Maps API Gets Transit, Symbols, Heatmap Layers; Now Locates Pot Farms Google Maps API Gets Transit, Symbols, Heatmap Layers; Now Locates Pot Farms

The buzz of all things Google continues at the Google I/O conference, meaning there are some announcements that may trigger the interest of Google Maps API users. Perhaps the most notable addition to the inventory of Google Maps API is …

3D Google Earth for Android Released, Incites Requisite Fanboy Bickering on YouTube 3D Google Earth for Android Released, Incites Requisite Fanboy Bickering on YouTube
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Now that Silicon Valley is in the throes of Google I/O‘s Garden of Techie Delights, many yummy fruits are dropping from the Google Trees this week. Continuing to roll out the upgraded 3D imagery to more platforms, the company has …

Google Maps For Android Can Now Help You If You’re Lost Without A Signal Google Maps For Android Can Now Help You If You’re Lost Without A Signal
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Google made a lot of announcements at its keynote at Google I/O today, but they also made some additional ones. For one, Chrome for Android is out of beta. Additionally, there is now offline support for Google Maps For Android. …

Wajam Places Adds Google Map Interface to Social Search Results Wajam Places Adds Google Map Interface to Social Search Results

When Bing unveiled last month its new format that features search results collected from your Facebook and Twitter associates’ comments, it propelled the search engine past Google in the social search race. However, Wajam, the social media-powered search engine, insisted …