DigitalGlobe's new satellite sent down its first image of our planet. In other words, your Google Maps view of the world is about to get better.
Apple Inc. plans to use drones and new indoor navigation features to improve its Maps service and catch longtime leader Google, according to people familiar with the matter. The Cupertino, California-based company is assembling a team of robotics and data-collection experts that will use drones to capture and update map information faster than its existing […]
It’s been a long time since a subpar Apple Maps experience led someone into the middle of nowhere, but Google still rules the mapping games. Apple’s not about to give up, and they’re […]
Apple may have found a way to catch up with Google Maps.
Apple is planning several updates to Apple Maps in its pursuit to topple Google Maps.
The company may be taking to the skies to boost its Maps service and better compete with Google.
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It has a secret weapon
It's a bird, it's a plane... no, it's an Apple Maps drone!
Apple is going to try and close the gap between its mapping application, Apple Maps, and Google Maps by deploying a fleet of drones to scan streets, according to Bloomberg. Details are sparse, but what we do know sounds absurd. Read more...
Shutterstock Technology has disrupted countless things in our lives. Google has made things like phone books and paper maps almost worthless. And yet in one area of our increasingly high-tech world, it sometimes feels as if time is standing still — paper bills and statements keep coming through our mailboxes. Despite the [...]
Apple plans to use a combination of drones, indoor mapping tech, and other smart tech to improve its Apple Maps service, claims a new report. In doing so, it hopes to catch up with industry leader Google, which has routinely outpaced...Show More Summary
Apple is putting together a team of robotics and data-collection experts who will use drones, and "new indoor navigation features," to bolster and further improve the quality of Apple Maps. The move is said to be positioned as a method...Show More Summary
When we think navigation app, we typically think Google Maps. It’s the one most people recommend and it happens to be the navigation app that gets updated the most often. Google has been really on top of navigation especially over the last couple of years. Show More Summary
Google today is pushing a new version of Google Maps to iOS users. The update, which brings the app to version 4.25, includes a pair of new features. There’s additional optimization for iOS 10’s widget functionality, as well as a new feature that will make it considerably easier to find a place to stop off during a drive… more… Filed under: Apple
In our latest update, Google Maps teams up with Google Calendar to make it even easier to get where you need to go. Starting today, Android users worldwide will start to see their Google Calendar events on Google Maps. So whether you're...Show More Summary
Back in March, we introduced a new way for people to find and compare the fastest ways to get around town by adding a new ride services tab when searching for directions in Google Maps. Today, we’re adding two more partners in the U.S., Lyft and Gett. Show More Summary
I am living in a very blue state. The graph below charts Google searches for “stages of grief”. The spike in grief-stricken web/soul searching corresponds with- you guessed it- the 2016 election. The map shows where, in the days following the election, these searches were happening. Not surprisingly, post-election blues show up disproportionately in blue states.