Google Maps 7.5 for Android Resembles iOS Version, Pulls Reservations from Gmail

A few days ago Google Maps for iOS received an update that gave it the ability to pull hotel, flight and restaurant reservation info from Gmail. Now the Android version of the app got the same treatment, taking it one step closer to Google Now abilities and integration. For example, if you have emails from flight reservations, hotel booking confirmations... 

Google Announces Updated Maps and Evolved Waze Community Features

Google has not only updated its YouTube app with a beautiful new UI, but they’ve also updated the Google Maps app and added some Waze community features. Users of Google Maps will now get real time incident reports from Waze users, meaning those users will report accidents, construction works and more. The updates will appear on the Google Maps... 

iGo for Android Up for Download in Israel; International Version Incoming?

iGO is one of the most famous and pirated pieces of software on iOS and a very popular choice when it comes to navigation software. It’s now coming to Android apparently, although it’s only available on the Play Store for people in Israel. This proves that the company NavNGo, the one behind iGO is prepping for an international release at... 

Google Maps for Android Updated With Fresh Interface, New Look for Tablets; Latitude Gets Canned (Video)

Today was renewal day for Google, that announced a slightly revamped Google Maps experience, especially on tablets. The service loses the contribution of Latitude, that has been canned and replaced with an equivalent feature, integrated within Google+. Google Maps has reached version 7.0.0 of the app, that brings among others an Explore feature, that... 

New App: GPS Navigation & Maps Light by Skobbler Offers Turn By turn Navigation

If you want an alternative to Google Maps, you can download an interesting and new app from the Play Store. It’s called GPS Navigation & Maps Light and the “light” stands for free, but there’s also a priced and full version. The app comes from Skobbler and it has a lot of nifty features. The software requires Android 2.3.3... 

Google Earth Update Brings 100k New Tours and Over 1 Million Photos

Google Earth has just received a brand new update, that brings 100,000 new tours and 1 million photos. The tours will provide a view of popular places and you can also view more than 1 million user generated pics in Panoramio. The tour guide feature offers 3D models of famous places, plus Wikipedia information. Virtual fly overs are available, competing... 

Google Maps on iOS is Better Than the one on Android in Some Ways

Google Maps for iOS is a real treat for the people coming off Apple Maps, but in some ways it’s actually better than Google Maps for Android. In the analysis of the iOS app, New York Times seems to believed that the new Maps design is actually superior to the one on Android. Apparently even an unnamed Google employee claimed that, making a pretty... 

TomTom Updates Its Android App, Now It Actually Works

TomTom Navigator for Android had one big problem in version 1.0: it was only compatible with phones that had a display width of 480 pixels, meaning WVGA or FWVGA handsets. This means that the Galaxy S III and Nexus 4 for example were left out, which is not cool at all. Luckily, the app just got update and it brings a few nifty improvements with it. The... 

Google Announces Update for Android Google Maps API

Google announced today the release of an update to the Google Maps API for Android, that will allow developers to use Google’s maps to create even more appealing apps for Android. The new API is even easier to use and it comes with vector-based maps, that load fast and allow users to navigate between 2D and 3D views, tilt and rotate the map as... 

Aerial and Satellite Imagery in Google Maps and Google Earth Updated With More Regions, High Resolution Images

Google has just given its Google Maps and Google Earth an update, that brings fresh and high res imagery for more cities and regions. Such examples of high quality shots are shown below and now the update offers an extra 164 cities and 108 countries/regions with improved representation in the apps. There’s a fresh batch of aerial, satellite and... 

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