Google Maps Unifies All Searches in One Single Place, Syncs Them With Your Device

Google just announced an improvement to the Google Maps application, making it more useful through a syncing mechanism. Now the Maps app allows you to better sync the maps experience on all devices. The latest release of the application will give you suggestions for directions and locations that you already searched for. The condition is that you have... 

What’s Behind Google Maps and Its Map Building Process, In a Detailed Interview

The folks of The Atlantic did an interview with Manik Gupta, the senior product manager for Google Maps, who started everything by saying that the offline world, the real world has so much info that’s not online, so they try to bridge the gap between the real world and online world. Maps is the centerpiece of that, which is an interesting point... 

Google Maps for Android Now Gets Updated With Turn by Turn Navigation for Bicyclists

There’s a new version of Google Maps out there, version 6.11.1 that gives the users navigation features for bicyclists. It’s all about the turn by turn navigation provided for people on bicycles to pedal without problems through the city. Google Maps for Android has been offering turn by turn navigation for automotive vehicles since 2009,... 

Google Maps New Update Brings Over One Million Public Transit Stops Globally

Google just announced on its blog for Google Maps that it’s preparing an update with over one million public transit stops globally. Ever since 2005, the search engine giant has worked with hundreds of transit authorities all over the globe to create a great resource for millions of commuters and travelers. Bus riders, train passengers or people... 

Google Maps Traffic Information Evolves (Video)

The picture shown below details the traffic conditions in San Jose, Panama City, Bogota, all of that via Google Maps for Android. Google launched its live traffic feature back in 2008 and they’ve been upgrading it since. This week they’ve announced expanded coverage for the first time, to 130 smaller cities all over the United States, plus... 

NAVIGON Updates Android App With 3D Map Views, Google Street View

NAVIGON just updated its Android application with some features that may come in handy. These include the ability to open up Google Street View before leaving to some remote place, in order to get to know the location better. Also, while on the road the app will now show you 3D elevations for better orientation. The true 3D elevation views are received... 

On Sale: Truck Stops and Travel Plazas, Now 50% Off

If you’re a trucker and you have a lot to travel between towns, you need a decent app for your work, right? Well, you’re in luck if you own an Android phone, since there’s a special app for truckers out there. It’s called Truck Stops and Travel Plazas and now it’s 50% cheaper than usual. The software goes for $1.99, $2... 

My Tracks 2.0 Lets You View Your Location Over Time, Share Via Google Maps/Earth

In 2009 Google released My Tracks, an application that allowed the user to rely on the handset’s GPS capabilities to determine the location over time and share it via Google Maps and Google Earth. Now we’ve reached version 2.0 of that app, after long months of tinkering with the code supplied in open source regime to developers. My Tracks... 

Google Maps 6.9 and New Google+ App Reviewed – I/O 2012 Versions (Video)

Google updated its major apps with the occasion of Google I/O 2012, including the YouTube application, Google Earth and now Google+ and Google Maps also get this treatment. We did a brief analysis of the functioning of the apps in the video below. We tested the apps on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 unit, in case you’re wondering. Google Maps has... 

Google Earth Gets New Version; Google Earth 7.0 Has Entire 3D Cities

As a response to Apple’s unveiling of the Maps application, with great 3D graphics, Google unveiled an updated version of Google Earth, 7.0. This one brings a tour guide function, that allows you to explore places you’ve never been too, including favorite cities and landmarks. Natural wonders can also be visited using this application.... 

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