Posted by A Ocean on March 5, 2013 ·
Google updated Maps for iOS app. the company announced the the new features in a blog post and noted that it is rolling out the English version of the app to seven new countries
Google Maps for iOS gets the ability to search Google Contacts, quickly access search for local places, and select between Kilometers or Miles in an update to version 1.1 today.
What’s New in Version 1.1
* Search [...]
Posted by A Ocean on December 17, 2012 ·
Everyone knew it was be popular, but Google Maps for iOS was downloaded an incredible 10 million downloads in its first two days of release on iOS. That accounts for roughly 2.5% of iOS devices sold.
“We’re excited for the positive reception of Google Maps for iPhone around the world,” writes Huber. “Congratulations to the Maps Team on the recognition for the passion and hard work they poured [...]
Posted by A Ocean on December 13, 2012 ·
Google Maps app for the iPhone made a reappearance in the App Store earlier on Thursday morning U.K. time and was greeted positively by Apple device users going by the number of downloads and reviews on Internet.Google Maps for iOS became the most downloaded free app in the Apple App Store.
” Better than apple maps - I almost died in Australia, thank god this is out. ” was a [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 20, 2012 ·
Apple had made iOS 6 available for download to the general public yesterday, among the new features, Apple ditched Google Maps and came out with their own Maps, the overhauled Maps application is buggy and disappointing and has debuted to mostly negative review.
iOS 6 Maps faced criticism for lack of transit, Street View, POI data and sub standard traffic reporting, instead of those Apple focused [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 20, 2010 ·
Facebook Places is in the news since it launch yesterday, its popularity has rubbed off on Foursquare , who have yesterday seen a highest number of signups, thanks to Foursquare and its ilk, location based services have been around for quite some time now, even Yelp.com has joined the fray, nevertheless, this feature has now got tremendous exposure with Facebook’s 500 million user [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 20, 2010 ·
More than 100 million people a month are now using Google Maps wrote Vic Gundotra, Google’s Vice President of Engineering, Gundotra blogged about the evolution of Google Maps over the past five years, which has become immensely more valuable with the rise of mobile apps and GPS-enabled smartphones. It does help that the now top selling Android based phones comes pre-loaded with Google Maps.
Posted by A Ocean on July 28, 2010 ·
Google had launched a new version of its Maps app for Google’s Android platform. Google has given half-a-dozen upgrades to Google Maps on Android in as many months. The update gets Google Maps a new logo, and the Navigation features got more stronger and powerful with a dedicated ‘Places’ icon which allows users to quickly look up nearby places and is clearly [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 24, 2010 ·
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One of the significant and useful feature of mobile Operating system Android 2.2 Froyo showcased at the Google’s Developer Conference last week which go dwarfed by the announcement of Google TV and Android Froyo was the ability of Chrome-to-Device messaging service which allows you to automatically send links from your computer to your Google Android device.
Posted by A Ocean on April 30, 2010 ·
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Blackberries, iPhones and others make way – Nexus One is here (finally!). Google’s super phone - Nexus One is finally made available in the UK through Vodafone, as long as customers decide to tie themselves down to a contract for the next couple of years with Vodafone. It is on sale from today.
This makes Vodafone UK the first European mobile operator [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 11, 2010 ·
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Google has gone the Wikipedia way for its Street View by giving web users the ability to edit the locations of businesses that appear in its Street View service. It will even allow users to move the tags, many of which are badly positioned.
Street View was made available in UK last year is an add-on to Google Earth and Google Maps that allows [...]