Posts Tagged ‘ Maps ’

Google Maps adds the option of seeing the streets

Google follows increasingly refine the already famous Google Maps; last year it almost constantly updated with improvements as traffic, and the component to see images of the streets, Street View. Now in 44 areas of the US, Google offers images stored in Street View as part of the addresses, with the aim to give a visual reference point. Google presents it as icons of cameras; at points where account the sufficient data almost can remain in the modality gallery. The day on which we can see the complete pathname in images is much closer to what was believed.

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Google Maps Catches Sophisticated High School Football Field Prank

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There’s not much to add to this other than “ha ha, you got penis’ed”, but we’re somewhat curious as to how this thing went down. Was this a prank from a rival school? Was it self-inflicted? Is this their mascot? (Go Fighting Wangs!) Is it still there? We suppose it’s pretty apropos that the school is located on Shaft Road. [Google Maps]

Google unveils GPS-less handset locator technology


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If your smartphone came with a built-in GPS receiver, you can choose to just overlook Google’s latest technology, but if your mobile is among the 85-percent (or so) out there lacking an integrated GPS module, listen up. The search giant has revealed new software (dubbed My Location) that enables non-GPS-equipped phones to be pinpointed within three miles of their actual location. Continue reading

Google Mobile Maps PinPoints Your Location Without GPS


google-maps-logo.pngGoogle has been adding features to its maps at a fast and furious pace. Yesterday, it was terrain and wiki-style collaboration for its Web-based maps. Continue reading