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Google Earth gets a facelift

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

With its mapping and imaging tools, Google has offered a highly useful window into many corners of the globe, and now it is bringing our humble little home into even sharper focus. The company has just introduced an updated version of...Show More Summary

Google Maps Gets A High-Res Satellite Photo Update

Have you taken a look at the terrain view in Google Maps recently? It’s prettier than ever, with updated imagery from the USGS Landsat 8 satellite showing truer colours and more detail, with a new algorithm searching through a petabyte — 1000 terabytes, 1,000,000 gigabytes — of imaging data for cloud-free photos. More »      

Google Earth Satellite Imagery Updated With Superior Clarity

10 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Google announced updated satellite imagery for Maps and Google Earth this week, courtesy of the USGS/NASA Landsat Program. Using HD images from primarily the Landsat 8 satellite, these images feature greater detail and truer colors, offering a better look at a cloudless Earth. Not only does Landsat 8 provide better photos than Landsat 7 (which most of […]

Google Maps and Google Earth now have insanely high res satellite imagery

Google has updated the quality of its imagery in both Google Earth and Google Maps' satellite view with new imaging technology from the Landsat 8 satellite.

Google Updates Access and Limits of Maps API Standard Plan

Google recently made a number of updates to its Standard Plan for the Google Maps APIs.

Google Maps now looks way nicer and you might not even notice

Google Maps isn’t getting new features, but it’s about to look way prettier. Google is rolling out sharper, more seamless satellite imagery to the tool. The update includes photos from Landsat 8, designed by NASA and the United States Geological Survey, which launched into orbit in 2013. Show More Summary

Do Americans care about the rest of the world? These two Google maps give you the answer.

What countries do Americans care the most about? When talking about Western bias in the news media,  or the short attention span paid to global disasters, some people imply that the media is ignoring the American public’s global interests. Others suggest that Americans simply aren’t interested in the rest of the world, and that’s why […]

Google Sharpens Imagery In Maps and Earth

14 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Google today said it has updated the satellite images in Google Maps and Google Earth with much higher-resolution pictures. The company put to use imagery captured by the Landsat 8 satellite, which launched in 2013, to improve the clarity, color, and resolution. Show More Summary

More detailed satellite images headed to Google Maps and Earth

Google will begin using the Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques to get even better shots of the earth than before. With Landsat 8, Google will be able to capture around two times as many images as it could with Landsat 7. Show More Summary

One New Reason Why You’ll Prefer Waze to Google Maps

If you’re like most people, chances are that you use Google Maps + mobile GPS to get around while driving. And why wouldn’t you? Google Maps is without a doubt the best of all Android navigation apps. And it gets even better when you start incorporating Google Now because you’ll be able to use these awesome voice navigation tricks. Show More Summary

Google’s Gboard Keyboard

Google apps have become a backbone of the iPhone and iPad. Besides Google Search and the Chrome browser, I also use Google Maps, Google Play Music, and Google Drive on my Apple. So it is not surprising that Google recently released their...Show More Summary

Google Maps Adds Pride Parade Routes to Traffic Data This Weekend

If you live in New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, or Chicago, you might come across the Pride parade this weekend. Now, Google will let you know the parade route and help you navigate the traffic in the area. Read more...

[Infographic] These 32 Steps Will Help Rank Your Local Business on Google Maps

Local SEO is one of the most effective of modern marketing techniques and should be implemented thoroughly and carefully. A successful local SEO strategy can bring many leads to your business, improve your reputation, and increase your revenue. Show More Summary

How this startup benefits from Google changes

ST. LOUIS—Google is set to launch a major expansion of its Tango software, which aims to digitally map the interiors of buildings down to the inch. The initiative is expected to help Google take Tango mainstream and compete with Facebook’s Oculus virtual reality headset. Show More Summary

Offline Google Maps in Iceland

Offline Google Maps in Iceland is part of the Whose Land? Iceland Trip Report which covers the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland Reykjavik, Iceland Here is the Picture Preview. After our run in with the rental car people, we managed to find our way to the hotel using common sense and street signs. Show More Summary

Android Pay adds map service (GOOG, GOOGL)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The latest version of Android Pay, Android’s mobile wallet, is rolling out to compatible devices via the Google Play store. Show More Summary

Apple Opens the iOS 10 Kernel, Sony Compensates Linux Users… [Tech News Digest]

Apple opens iOS 10 to outsiders, Sony must pay for removing Linux support, Google Maps translates foreign business names, HP recalls some of its laptop batteries, and the largest Nerf gun in the world. Apple Reveals the Core of iOS 10...Show More Summary

Road Trip Planners That Make Any Drive Fun

Tools like Roadtrippers, Furkot and Google Maps reveal local tips and worthy points of interest on hundreds of journeys—even the ones you thought were hopeless

A Loving Son Visits His Late Father Through an Accidental Photograph Taken Through Google Maps

6 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In a very touching post that came out just a few days before Father’s Day 2016, educational consultant Bill Frankel opened up about his relationship with his own father. Frankel eloquently spoke about his father’s death, the emotional discovery of finding a picture of his father on Google Street View when he and his siblings […]

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