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Google Maps gets time machine-like feature

One of the more requested Google Maps features has become a reality as Google announces a new archive street view capability. Available in 55 countries and where allowed, the feature

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Measure distances and areas easily with Maps Measure [App of the Day]

Google Maps is good at a lot of things, but measuring individual distances isn’t one of them. Actually, if you want to measure a certain area or distance, it’s almost

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Google Maps adds Waze incidents in 46 new countries & territories

Google and Waze today announced that incident reporting has come to the Google Maps app for 46 new countries and territories. Now you’ll have a clearer idea as to where

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Get to navigation faster with Google Maps for Android

Skip a few steps and get navigating much quicker! Select a place, then tap and hold on the transportation icon. This will automatically open voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation and

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Google working to create more obvious offline maps in Google Maps

No longer relegated to a little known “trick”, the offline maps feature will again be very obvious.

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Offers app and new Google Maps app for Android make it even easier to save on purchases

Google seems to be making it easier than ever to save money. Today on their commerce blog, they mentioned that they have expanded the way users can discover offers to include

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Updated Google Maps comes to Android phones and tablets

New and improved features come to the app; older features are moved to Google+.

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Google and Waze officially begin a happy life together

This morning, Google was happy to announce via their blog the official marriage acquisition of Waze. Together, Google and Waze hope to help drivers get to and from their points of

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List of Google’s April Fools Day Jokes

Yes, today is April 1st and that means you’re advised to be on alert. There are plenty of opportunities to fool you… or at least attempt to fool you.  Google,

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Google releases new Maps API for Android developers

Google today announced an update to the Google Maps API which gives developers a better, more comprehensive set of tools to integrate maps into Android apps.  It will be easier

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Apple drops Google maps, opts for an in-house alternative

  It was only a matter of time, folks. Apple has officially announced that they’re dropping Google Maps on their iDevices and going for something cooked up within their own

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TomTom to launch Android application this summer – again

If you are a big fan of GPS applications, then I am sure you are familiar with TomTom. TomTom is one of the leading applications and it’s been around for

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Google Maps offline announced, coming to Android

The big Google Maps event has gotten underway and it has already left a little something called mobile offline maps in its wake.  Google has today announced that future versions of Google

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Google to debut “next dimension” of Google Maps on June 6

Google is planning to introduce the “next dimension” of Google Maps on Wednesday, June 6, where presumably we will see an updated or new version of Google Maps. What’s interesting

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Google+ Local goes live with free Zagat integration

New feature offers full Zagat ratings and recommendations as well as reviews from your friends.