News tagged ‘google maps’

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

Google Maps Lets You Tour the Grand Canyon at Your Convenience

Google Maps Lets You Tour the Grand Canyon at Your Convenience

The first ever Street View Trekker expedition brings panoramic imagery of the Grand Canyon to you, encompassing more than 75 miles of trails and surrounding roads, making the map of this area even more comprehensive, accurate, and easier to use than before.

Thursday, 20 Dec 2012

iOS 6 Adoption Soars 29% After Release of Google Maps

iOS 6 Adoption Soars 29% After Release of Google Maps

The release of Google Maps caused iOS 6 adoption to jump 29% within five days.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Google Maps App for iOS Arrives

Google Maps App for iOS Arrives

Google Maps finally makes a return on iOS devices today. For now, the new app is optimized for iPhone 5, but not yet for the iPad.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Google Street View Offers Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

Google Street View Offers Panoramic Imagery of Antarctica

With the help of the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust, Google has added 360 degree imagery of many important spots, such as the South Pole Telescope, Shackleton's hut, Scott's hut, Cape Royds Adélie Penguin Rookery and the Ceremonial South Pole.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Google Maps Losing Out to OpenStreetMap

Google Maps Losing Out to OpenStreetMap

Google Maps may be losing ground to OpenStreetMaps as many major players opt for the latter. This is possibly due to Google's charges for their services.

Sunday, 1 Apr 2012

Google Maps Goes 8-Bit

Google Maps Goes 8-Bit

Google has just announced the availability of its Google Maps for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Users can also get a feel of it by going to Google Maps and switch to an 8-bit version by clicking on "Quest" at the top right. Happy April's Fool Day, everybody!

Thursday, 22 Mar 2012

Visit the Amazon Basin on Google Street View!

Visit the Amazon Basin on Google Street View!

Through Street View, cost and time spent to explore places like these personally is significantly reduced. Also, Google hopes to provide access to special corners of the world which many of us are restricted to.

Thursday, 28 Jul 2011

Google Maps 5.8 for Android Adds Photo Upload Feature

Google Maps 5.8 for Android Adds Photo Upload Feature

Google Maps adds more features to enhance its usability, such as photo uploads and allowing you to add new places with your Android device when you're on the move.

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