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Posts Tagged ‘Google Maps’



Street View Treks: Venice

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Visit the streets of Venice from your computer chair with Google Maps Street View Treks. Continue reading

Google Maps – Webcams!

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

I’m taking a trip down south here in a couple weeks, so (like I always do) I went to Google Maps to have a gander at where I’ll be going. Wait until you see what I found… Continue reading

Tech giant Google has settled a lawsuit accusing the company of violating privacy rights during its Street View Mapping Project. The cars used in the project were outfitted with equipment and software that collected information from unsecured wireless networks. Continue reading

Google Maps Virtual Grand Canyon Tour

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The folks at Google Maps have a treat in store for nature lovers. They’ve released 9,500 beautiful panoramic images of the Grand Canyon. Continue reading

If you have an iOS device, you may have been using the Apple Maps app for the last few months. While it has its redeeming qualities (free turn-by-turn directions being the major one), the general consensus has been that Google Maps had a better interface, and the Android version’s turn-by-turn navigation was more reliable. on 12-12-12, Google released the new and improved Google Maps for iOS. Continue reading

In The News 12-14-2012

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen… it’s back. By “it”, I’m referring to Google Maps’ return to Apple’s iOS devices this past Wednesday. Apple ditched Google’s map app back in September and opted to use its own mapping app. Unfortunately this move brought on a lot of criticism, especially since Apple’s mapping app was less than amazing. Much less. Continue reading

Google Maps: Send To Feature

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Google Maps is the well-regarded mapping program by Google, available free at http://maps.google.com. You can look up specific addresses, search for businesses, and get directions. Did you know you can send that information for free via e-mail, as a text message to your phone, or even to select cars with built-in navigation systems? Continue reading

Google Maps on iOS 6

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Hate Apple Maps? Here’s a way to get Google Maps back on your iOS 6-enabled iDevice! Continue reading

Google Offline Maps for Android

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Google Maps now offers offline maps so, if you’re planning a trip to a location without a data signal, download some maps to your Android device in advance. Continue reading

In The News 06-08-2012

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

From the expo centers of Southern California to the skies above your favorite cities, this week in technology has been a busy one! Find out what Microsoft is up to with the Xbox and Windows 8, discover why Google plans on flying planes over your head, and the learn about the new changes coming to Twitter in this week’s In The News! Continue reading

What Was There

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

This site ties historical photos to Google Maps, allowing you to tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past. Continue reading

In The News 12-02-2011

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Here’s you weekly dose of tech news for the week of 12-02-2011! Check it out! Continue reading

Google Maps Weather

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Google Maps now includes weather. Take a look at this tip to learn more about this informative new feature. Continue reading

Google Maps (In 3D)!

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Did you know that Google Maps can do 3D now? It sure does, and you can find out how to activate this feature with this tip! Continue reading

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