Navigating through highly trafficked airports and train stations can be more difficult if you don’t know the native language.
About seven million social media managers, marketers, and ordinary average people share content from the web to their personal and corporate social media account with HootSuite’s tools.
Google continues to hold the top spots on the iOS app store, with Google Maps and YouTube taking the first and second most-downloaded spots. And Google Earth jumped from being the 31st to the 9th most downloaded app on iOS in July.
The Internet is already owned by cats. Now some more exotic animals will get love thanks to Google Street View.
Taking on Google, Apple, or Nokia in the maps space as a small startup is a little crazy. But that isn’t stopping Citymaps, a high-reaching service that has mapped every city in the U.S. and includes a full-fledged social network that lets you share maps with friends.
Google has launched a new version of its hugely popular Maps application for iOS. But most importantly, it has finally added iPad and iPad mini support so people don’t have to use Apple Maps.
Mexico City’s mayor was so impressed, I heard, that he said something unprintable.
Google has updated its already slick Google Maps application for Android smartphones and tablets, with an update for iPhone and iPad coming ”soon.”
Sometimes it pays, in wars between giants, to align with one side.
Google is reportedly in talks to acquire Waze — here’s why that deal makes more sense than Waze/Facebook.
One big key to the revamp is that Google Maps is based on vector imagery and delivered via WebGL.
Google Maps is getting a major overhaul, as these leaked screenshots show.
Nap rooms are so 2000s. Massage rooms are a dime a dozen. And the in-office gym has been around since at least the 90s. So if you want to up the ante, attract the best talent, and have the most brag-worthy office in the world, you need more.
Google’s new Gmail app for iOS opens video links in YouTube, map links in Google Maps, and other URLs in Chrome.
The quality of map apps have improved a great deal in two years.
Google has gotten into the spirit of April Fools’ a bit early with its new “Treasure Map” layer in Google Maps and a video suggesting YouTube will close tomorrow.
Google has added some of the most famous mountains in the world — including Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua — to what you can view on Google Street View.
Ch-ch-ch-changes! But this one’s not so strange, with mapping staff going to the search team and commerce staff going to the ads team. But what in the world is SVP Jeff Huber up to?
Google had its first $50 billion year in 2012. With its massive investments in mobile, someday it might make that much just on the little plastic and metal devices we carry in our pockets. Here’s how.
Guest Post Apple Maps was the best thing ever to happen to Google Maps.
Everything is amazing and no one notices, comedian Louis CK told Conan O’Brien not too long ago. That’s what is cool about The Secret Door, a passageway to just about anywhere on the face of the earth.
The Apple acquisition rumor this week was Waze, the crowdsourced mapping and traffic app. The only problem? Waze would only slow Apple down. There is a company, however, that could help Apple almost immediately.
Kia Motors has signed a new agreement with Google that will bring the search giant’s Maps and Places web services to its in-dash navigation system, the auto maker announced today.
Surprising no one, Google Maps for the iPhone is insanely popular.
What a shock: Google Maps is not going to be available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Instead, Skobbler is launching ForeverMap2 on Kindle Fire — and Nook – to take its place.
To learn more about how Google approached building the long-awaited app, we chatted with Daniel Graf, the director of Google Maps for mobile.
Google Maps for iOS may be only a few hours old, but it’s already topping the charts of the iPhone App Store
As rumored earlier tonight, Google Maps is now available on the iOS app store. It’s completely revamped and, from my early experience, better than ever.
Google Maps for iOS could make it to your iPhone as soon as tonight, according to AllThingsD.
I guess it’s only appropriate that a company started by a Navy Seal and a marine is now run by an astronaut.
Google Maps is probably the gold standard when it comes to modern maps, as Apple found to its chagrin when it swapped out Google’s maps app for its own a few months ago. But even the best aren’t perfect.
Finnish phone maker Nokia has released its “Here” maps app for iOS, and while it might be more helpful than Apple Maps in some regards, we’re still holding out hope that Google Maps will arrive soon.
Google is finalizing its Maps app for iOS, though who knows if Apple will actually approve it.
Between Google Earth with its 3D imagery and realistic flyovers and flythroughs, and Google Maps with underwater “street view” panoramas in the Great Barrier Reef, there are precious few places you can’t virtually travel anymore.
Guest Post Often forgotten in the great Google v. Apple Map war of 2012 is another challenger — a platform that is far more suited for the ever-evolving needs of developers and the services they’re building, or one day hope to build: OpenStreetMap.
Only 3 percent of consumers say Apple’s Maps are a “big problem.” I guess those 3 percent are Silicon Valley tech blog writers.
Guest Post As Apple plays catch up to Google Maps, there is one quick fix it can make: Let users make minor corrections and publish them immediately.
Google has given Apple Maps haters yet another reason to avoid that app by adding its well-liked Street View feature to its web app on iOS.
By now you’ve either heard about how inadequate the native iOS 6 Maps app is compared to the old Google Maps app or experienced it yourself. Well, some good news is in the pipeline for those still suffering.
Guest Post I put iOS 6′s new turn-by-turn directions to the test over the weekend, often alongside Android’s turn-by-turn directions.