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Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify announced a new feature today, integrating the popular streaming service app to Google Maps navigation on Android and on iPhone. ...... 01 Oct 2018
Celebrate Mario Day by driving a Mario Kart on Google Maps
Celebrate Mario Day by driving a Mario Kart on Google Maps
If you didn't know, it's Mario Day today! Yes, that plummer from dozens of Nintendo games is being celebrated today. You might ask why? And ...... 10 Mar 2018
Apple is investing more in Maps, challenging Google with drones
Apple is investing more in Maps, challenging Google with drones
Apple's 2012 released Maps-application was early on a far cry from what its main competitor Google had to offer. After four years of development ...... 01 Dec 2016
Google Maps for iOS gets major update including offline navigation
Google Maps for iOS gets major update including offline navigation
Google has updated their Maps for iOS app, adding a plethora of new, significant features. The updated app adds offline navigation, adds ...... 15 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
Google brings offline support to Google Maps for Android
Google brings offline support to Google Maps for Android
Google has announced offline support for the popular Google Maps navigation app on Android. The new update will allow users to cache their ...... 14 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Apple to shut down popular HopStop service
Apple to shut down popular HopStop service
Apple has confirmed it will shut down popular transit and directions service HopStop by the end of October. "HopStop will no longer be available ...... 13 Sep 2015 - 2 comments
Google Maps to finally be offline friendly
Google Maps to finally be offline friendly
If there's anything that Google had to do with their maps it was adding proper offline support for mobile. And that is exactly what they've ...... 30 May 2015
Racism and the White House: What happened with Google Maps this week?
Racism and the White House: What happened with Google Maps this week?
Google Maps was at the center of Internet outrage this week with demands for apologies, and heads to roll, in an unfortunate set of circumstances ...... 22 May 2015 - 18 comments
Google Maps: Now with built-in restaurant reservations, Uber pricing, more
Google Maps: Now with built-in restaurant reservations, Uber pricing, more
Google has announced that its Google Maps service and apps have been updated with new "material design" to fit the style of Android 5.0 Lollipop, ...... 06 Nov 2014
Google Street View covers World Cup venues, streets
Google Street View covers World Cup venues, streets
Google has added all 12 World Cup stadiums to Street View ahead of the tournament, as well as Brazil's iconic painted streets and other locations. ...... 06 Jun 2014
Google Maps gets proper Offline Mode on Android, iOS
Google Maps gets proper Offline Mode on Android, iOS
Google has released an update for its Google Maps apps on Android and iOS adding a proper Offline Maps mode that could come in very handy. ...... 08 May 2014
After nine months, new Google Maps comes out of beta
After nine months, new Google Maps comes out of beta
Google has boasted that its new and updated Google Maps is out of beta and will be rolling out over the coming weeks. The Maps went into ...... 20 Feb 2014
Google Maps can now be embedded in websites
Google Maps can now be embedded in websites
Google has announced that their popular Maps service has been updated to allow for the embedding of maps into websites. Ken Hoetmer of Google ...... 28 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Google adds incident reports to Maps app following Waze purchase
Google adds incident reports to Maps app following Waze purchase
Two months ago, Google purchased Israeli startup Waze for over $1 billion. The service, which offered high-end mapping with social/real-time ...... 21 Aug 2013 - 3 comments
Google Maps wipes clouds from the sky, provides greater global detail
Google Maps wipes clouds from the sky, provides greater global detail
Google has made vast improvements to its Earth satellite imagery across several of its products, cleaning up previous bad images and wiping ...... 26 Jun 2013 - 5 comments
Google Maps for iOS downloaded 10 million times in two days
Google Maps for iOS downloaded 10 million times in two days
Google has announced that its newly released Google Maps for iOS was downloaded over 10 million times in just 48 hours after release. The ...... 18 Dec 2012 - 9 comments
Google Maps for iPhone quickly becomes top app in App Store
Google Maps for iPhone quickly becomes top app in App Store
Just hours after being released for iOS, Google's new Maps app has become the most downloaded application in the App Store. The free app ...... 13 Dec 2012 - 7 comments
iOS 6 Maps are so bad, there is now a Tumblr page to mock them
iOS 6 Maps are so bad, there is now a Tumblr page to mock them
With the new release of Apple's iOS 6 mobile operating system, the company moved away from Google Maps to add their own Maps app. The app ...... 21 Sep 2012 - 31 comments
Amazon to move away from Google Maps, as well?
Amazon to move away from Google Maps, as well?
It appears that Amazon may be moving away from Google's Google Maps service, just like Apple is doing with its new iOS 6 operating system. ...... 19 Sep 2012 - 6 comments
Google buys up travel guidebook co. Frommer's
Google buys up travel guidebook co. Frommer's
Google has purchased the popular travel guidebook publisher Frommer's for an undisclosed amount. The publisher had been under the umbrella ...... 14 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
Google Maps updates live traffic for 130 new cities, globally
Google Maps updates live traffic for 130 new cities, globally
Since 2008, Google has been slowly but surely added new coverage areas for its live traffic feature of Google Maps. Today marks one of their ...... 08 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
French judge says free Google maps are anticompetitive and illegal
French judge says free Google maps are anticompetitive and illegal
Google has been ordered to pay 500,000 euros in damages for offering Google Maps free of charge in France. Bottin Cartographes sued Google, ...... 02 Feb 2012 - 24 comments
     

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