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Apple’s Google Maps Move Has Been Coming For A Long Time Apple’s Google Maps Move Has Been Coming For A Long Time

If you’ve been paying attention to the rumors surrounding Apple’s forthcoming iOS 6 update, you know that one of the biggest pieces of news is that Apple apparently plans to ditch Google Maps in favor of their own in-house mapping …

Google Maps Announcement Will Beat Apple To The Punch Google Maps Announcement Will Beat Apple To The Punch

You may have heard by now that Apple plans to ditch Google Maps in iOS 6. It seems that after three years of buying digital map companies, Apple is ready to build its own in-house mapping solution to serve as …

iOS 6: New Maps App Shown In Leaked Images iOS 6: New Maps App Shown In Leaked Images

A couple weeks ago we brought you news that Apple was finally preparing to drop Google Maps from iOS in favor of their own in-house 3D maps app. While the app itself would stay largely the same, the backend map …

iOS 6: Apple To Drop Google Maps For In-House 3D Maps iOS 6: Apple To Drop Google Maps For In-House 3D Maps
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When the original iPhone launched in 2007, the world was a different place. More specifically, the relationship between Google and Apple was a very different thing. Back then, Apple was taking a gamble on the smartphone market, and the two …

Paul Rademacher Talks Google Maps API During Hangout Paul Rademacher Talks Google Maps API During Hangout

I’m really starting to like this casual conversation thing Google has going on with its Hangouts. It’s nice to see developers just discuss the stuff they’re working on without any PR or companies getting in the way of what they …

Google Maps Details Traffic Data For Inner City Roads Google Maps Details Traffic Data For Inner City Roads
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Google Maps has been an invaluable resource for people who are either just finding a place to drive to leisurely or getting to a location for business. One of the reasons its so highly praised is because users can see …

April Fools Day: Google Pranks Search, Maps And More April Fools Day: Google Pranks Search, Maps And More
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Let’s just get this out of the way right now – Google is insane (in a good way). They have pulled off so many pranks today that it’s hard to keep track of all of them. There are so many …

Google Earth Makes History Come Alive Google Earth Makes History Come Alive

If you take a look at old photographs of any city, you’ll see a great deal of difference between what the geography used to be and what it is now. Buildings go up and come down, housing tracts are formed, …

Bing, Nokia Unify Map Designs, Make Aesthetically Pleasing World Bing, Nokia Unify Map Designs, Make Aesthetically Pleasing World

Bing and Nokia conjunctively announced today that they’re unifying their respective map designs in order to provide a clearer, more visually appealing map for their users. The lovechild of the cartographic coupling will amplify the details of the mapping service …

Skyrim Interactive Map App Comes To iOS Skyrim Interactive Map App Comes To iOS
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Skyrim is a big place, and sometimes it helps to have a little guidance. If you’re the kind of player who wants to thoroughly explore every little nook and cranny of the magnificent landscape, Bethesda and Prima think you might …

Google Earth Used To Doublecheck Government Data Google Earth Used To Doublecheck Government Data
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Scientists are learning that Google Earth is a good way to verify government activity. “This shows the promise of Google Earth for collecting and verifying data, which means a few trained scientists can use a freely available program to fact-check …

Google Maps Gives Users New Way To Access Previously Used Directions Google Maps Gives Users New Way To Access Previously Used Directions

Google has a new way to access directions you’ve recently looked up on Google Maps. Under the My Places tab, on the left panel, you will see see them appear. You’ll also have the ability to filter results to access …

Google Maps London: Crime Stats, Train Times Updates For 2012 Olympics Google Maps London: Crime Stats, Train Times Updates For 2012 Olympics
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Similar to how they gave Las Vegas a customized update ahead of Computer Electronics Show, Google’s been busy with their Maps updates in the United Kingdom leading into the Summer Olympics later this year. A week or so ago, Google …

Yandex Gets New Map Content From NAVTEQ Yandex Gets New Map Content From NAVTEQ

Russia’s most popular search engine, Yandex, announced today that it has purchased a license for digital maps from NAVTEQ, which will be used in the development of a “detailed world map” for Yandex.Maps. Yandex is using maps from NAVTEQ from …

Foursquare Adds “Nearby Maps” To Business Pages Foursquare Adds “Nearby Maps” To Business Pages

Foursquare wants to be your go-to place for all things location, and that includes exploring a new city. Now, when you visit a business’ Foursquare page, you will see all of the locations that are nearby your own location. For …

Google Earth (New): No More Patchy Blocks, Plus Image Sharing! Google Earth (New): No More Patchy Blocks, Plus Image Sharing!
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Google announced today that they are upgrading Google Earth. Gone are the mosaic-looking pieces that comprised the old graphics. A much more seamless look is now in place. From the official Google Blog: The Google Earth globe is made from …

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Hits For Call Of Duty Elite Premium Subscribers Modern Warfare 3 DLC Hits For Call Of Duty Elite Premium Subscribers

Modern Warfare 3′s “content season” is now officially upon us, as the first DLC is now available. The only catch is that it is only available to Call of Duty Elite PREMIUM members. Call of Duty Elite, of course, is …

Google Maps Now Has 45° Views For Some Cities Google Maps Now Has 45° Views For Some Cities

Google Maps is an amazing tool for inspecting the lay-out of cities and using the satellite view gives you a realistic visualization of what the city actually looks like. However, the 90° view of building-tops causes everything in the map …

NASA’s U.S. Tree Map: Woody Biomass Density Never Looked So Cool NASA’s U.S. Tree Map: Woody Biomass Density Never Looked So Cool
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NASA is awesome for a variety of reasons, most prominently their role in everything space related. But NASA is also a great source of wonders of the more terrestrial persuasion, as is demonstrated in this new project about trees. Key …

Google, World Bank To Improve Disaster Preparedness In Developing Countries Google, World Bank To Improve Disaster Preparedness In Developing Countries

Within a generation, we will no longer leave the house. We won’t need to. Mobility will become obsolete. Similar to our regard to the appendix and nipples on males, feet will become lumpy appendages whose purpose we no longer remember. …

Microsoft One-Ups Google With Launch Of Bing Maps Version 1 Microsoft One-Ups Google With Launch Of Bing Maps Version 1
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Last year, Microsoft announced that they were getting serious about their map business and launched a Beta release of Bing Maps Windows Presentation Foundation Control. Nearly four months later, and after some “stellar” feedback, Microsoft has officially released Bing Maps …