If you look on Google Maps, deep in the middle of the Sinai desert, you'll find something unexpected.
Apple's new in-car service will be launching without two very popular apps.
Yesterday, we did bring you word that those who are interested in paying Hawaii a visit from their computers can do so thanks to the wonders of Street View on Google Maps, and today we have news that Street View imagery will also deliver...Show More Summary
Originally posted 2011-01-19 12:00:00. I use Google Maps a lot on both the web as well as on my iPhone. However, I just came across an option in there to send your directions to different devices. For eg. you are looking up an address on the web in Google Maps and getting ready to leave. [...]
What mysteries lurk under the surface of Sydney Harbour? That’s what Google wants to find out by mapping Sydney’s murky depths with a raft of gadgets, tablets and underwater cameras for a new Street View project. More »
Google Maps has offered indoor floor plans for quite some time, and now Yahoo is doing the same. Thanks to Nokia Here, Yahoo Maps now packs building layouts, directories and contact info for places like shopping malls, train stations and airports....
Yahoo joins Google, Bing and Nokia in rolling out indoor maps. The company posted this morning on its search blog: Today, we released maps for select venues around the globe, such as shopping malls, train stations, and airports, to help you find your destination even when you’re indoors. The maps are currently available from your […]
Algorithmic wizardry already picks which movies we watch, which songs we listen to and which search results we see on Google. Increasingly, big data has converged on another field: what books we read — and even how those books are written. Scribd, an ebook start-up that operates along the Netflix subscription model, has lifted the […]
Are you using Android's Text-To-Speech (tts) feature when you are using your device? You can use tts on select services such as Google Translate or Google Maps, and other applications that you install on your device may also make use of it. Show More Summary
A hacker utilized a Google Maps exploit to reroute calls to the San Francisco FBI office and the Secret Service, allowing him to record the calls. Image via Valleywag An ex-Marine turned hacker used his powers for good last week, exploiting a flaw in Google Maps to tap into phone calls from the FBI’s San Francisco field office and the Secret Service. Read more »
Google Maps Gallery is a new way for companies and organizations to share and publish their own cartography.
Google has brought indoor maps to India. In an announcement, the company says that starting today, users across 22 cities in India can access Google’s maps for 75 popular indoor... Keep reading ?
Google Maps is fast evolving – It is no more just a destination to find a location or to know driving directions. It has moved far beyond that. Google maps is slowly becoming a comprehensive go to destination for any thing and everything relating to an unknown place, be it local businesses information, Tourist attractions,...
75 locations at first with more to follow A quick heads up to our friends in India that Google has flipped the switch on indoor mapping there. The feature that we've had in the U.S. and Europe for a while now helps you navigate such buildings as shopping malls, museums and airports. Show More Summary
Many decades before satellites even existed, a Japanese cartographer named Hatsusaburo Yoshida was drawing cities as though he was floating thousands of feet above them. His vivid, colorful drawings are almost 100 years old now—but they're just as exciting as they were in 1914. Read more...
Apple's CarPlay infotainment system will include support for four third-party apps — Beats Music, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher — at launch, which is "sometime in 2014." That's in addition to Apple's Music, Messaging, Podcasts and Maps apps. Maps are a no-brainer for in-car apps. Show More Summary
What we search for when we search for countries is extremely telling. The post What does Google autocomplete think of your country? appeared first on Matador Network.
Move over Google! New site aims to transform the tech giant’s mapping tool.
How do you redesign the world's most popular mapping service with the devices of the future in mind? You throw everything out and start from scratch. First launched in 2005, Google Maps has helped hundreds of millions of people plot billions of trips over worldwide. Show More Summary