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Google Launches New Google Maps APIs For Location-Enabled Apps Google Launches New Google Maps APIs For Location-Enabled Apps
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Google announced the launch of two new APIs for organizations who want to build their own location-enabled apps: the Google Maps Tracks API and the Google Maps Geolocation API. The Google Maps Tracks API lets organizations build apps that can …

Google Maps For iOS Pictures Leaked Google Maps For iOS Pictures Leaked

Kicking Google Maps off of iOS 6 was a bad idea, and even Apple has admitted as much. The company was even warned by developers before the launch of the new OS, but ignored those warnings out of arrogance or …

Watch This Google Maps Engine Hangout Watch This Google Maps Engine Hangout

Google has shared a recent Hangout on Air discussing Google Maps Engine. In the video, you get a half hour discussion about the technology, including a demo and explanation from product manager Dylan Lorimer and Envista CEO Marc Fagan. If …

Criminal Investigation Into Google’s Street View To Be Dropped [Report] Criminal Investigation Into Google’s Street View To Be Dropped [Report]

Google has had trouble with its popular Street View product in Germany since the beginning. There were privacy concerns about it in the country before it finally received the go ahead from German courts, and ultimately launched in that country …

Google Launches Huge Street View Update, Here’s Some Of The Imagery Google Launches Huge Street View Update, Here’s Some Of The Imagery

Google announced that it is launching its biggest Street View update to date, with the addition of 250,000 miles of roads around the world. It’s also doubling its number of special collections. The update includes increased coverage in Macau, Singapore, …

Google Maps Street View Comes To Mobile Browser So iOS Users Have Access Google Maps Street View Comes To Mobile Browser So iOS Users Have Access
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Google announced today that it has added its Street View feature to Google Maps from the mobile browser. This means that iOS users who lost their beloved Maps app in favor of Apple’s newer, much criticized rendition, can once again …

The Latest In The Google And Apple Maps Saga The Latest In The Google And Apple Maps Saga

Here we are two full weeks after the release of iOS 6, and the Apple/Google Maps drama continues to permeate the headlines. In case you haven’t kept a close eye on all of the latest, allow me to provide a …

Apple Maps Apparently Use Much Less Data Than Google Maps, So There’s That Apple Maps Apparently Use Much Less Data Than Google Maps, So There’s That
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Ever since Apple abandoned Google Maps for their own maps in iOS 6, well, it hasn’t been good (to say the least). There have been big problems with Apple’s maps product, including broken landscapes, mislabeled locations and landmarks, and all …

Google: Here’s How To Use Google Maps On iOS Google: Here’s How To Use Google Maps On iOS
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By now, you probably know the story. Apple dropped Google Maps from its Maps app on iOS 6. People don’t like Apple’s new version so much. Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to customers today for the lackluster product. Apple is …

Apple CEO Apologizes For Maps, App Store Promotes Competitors Apple CEO Apologizes For Maps, App Store Promotes Competitors
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As previously reported, Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an apology to iOS device customers today, admitting that the Maps product, which the company replaced Google Maps with, is not a great product, and even went so far as to suggest …

Google Maps And Earth Get New High-Res Imagery Updates Google Maps And Earth Get New High-Res Imagery Updates

Google announced its latest imagery update for Google Maps and Google Earth today. “Our quest to create the most comprehensive and accurate map of the world is ongoing, but we’re happy to take a pause and share some impressive progress …

Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably either heard or experienced first hand how bad Apple’s Maps product is. Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering in iOS 6 when it was released, and ever since, users …

Google Maps Out of iOS 6 Over Voice Navigation Dispute, Sources Say Google Maps Out of iOS 6 Over Voice Navigation Dispute, Sources Say
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It’s clear now that Apple jumped the gun when it chucked out Google Maps for its own mapping software in iOS 6. Since the recent OS upgrade, iPhone users have found both humor and frustration with distorted satellite images, poor …

If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps

Google Maps and its disappearance from iOS have been in the news a lot over the past week or so, and lots of other companies are stepping up pointing to their own maps offerings. Microsoft is the latest, and is …

Google Maps Takes Street View Under The Sea Google Maps Takes Street View Under The Sea

As Google continues to map the Earth, and bring Street View imagery to more exotic places, the company is now tackling the depths of the world’s oceans. Google has teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey, which studies the world’s …

Google Maps Street View Comes To iOS 6 (Thanks To Garmin) Google Maps Street View Comes To iOS 6 (Thanks To Garmin)
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As you may know, Apple’s iOS has dropped Google Maps, and users who have upgraded to iOS 6 have no Google Maps access from Apple or Google right now. A Google Maps app directly from Google is expected, but for …

Google Maps Goes Indoors In France Google Maps Goes Indoors In France

Google announced that it is expanding its indoor maps feature to France. Google has included over 50 French venues in the offering. “Now, even if you’re visiting one of these large, well-trafficked places for the first time, you can navigate …

Google Has Not Submitted A Maps App To Apple Yet Google Has Not Submitted A Maps App To Apple Yet

There have been a lot of rumors and speculation about Google Maps on iOS over the past week or so, but Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has set the record straight in relation to one rumor. Apple is not currently …

It Looks Like Google Wants To Put More Ads On Maps It Looks Like Google Wants To Put More Ads On Maps

Google Maps has been getting a lot of attention over the past week, since Apple upgraded iOS to iOS 6, replacing its Google Maps app with its own Apple Maps. Users haven’t received Apple’s version of maps very well, and …

Google Maps Has 7,100 Employees Working on it Google Maps Has 7,100 Employees Working on it

Instead of allowing Google to implement features, such as turn-by-turn navigation, that Android users have enjoyed for years, Apple instead decided to remove Google Maps from its mobile operating system. To replace it, Apple shopped around and bought its own …

Apple Is Reportedly Recruiting People From Google Maps Apple Is Reportedly Recruiting People From Google Maps

While a few have stuck up for the product, there seems to be a general consensus that Apple Maps is bad. Apple dropped Google Maps with its latest iOS update, opting to go with its own product (which actually draws …