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Google Earth and Google Maps Will Be In One App for iOS

It is evident that Google is working on a Maps App for iOS devices. After Apple decided to remove Google Maps from iOS, and Apple Maps turned out to be horrible, Google’s stock pushed up higher and the folks at Google are now working very hard to make sure that a Maps App that uses data from Google is made available to the masses. Read More

Google Maps Adds Weather Layer


Google has added a new layer to Google Maps that brings weather details into the picture related to your location. Now, with Google Maps, you’ll be able to get the exact weather conditions based on your location. The new weather layer will not only show weather details and conditions in your vicinity, but will also provide the conditions across the globe at any instant of time. Read More

Edit Google Maps in the US With Google Map Maker

map makerGoogle has released a new tool for US Google Maps users called “Google Map Maker”. Google Map Maker allows you to quickly edit US Google Maps. While online based maps have been available for years in the US, many countries still don’t have maps that are instantly available online.

Although Google is trying hard to map every country and make the data available online, it has not been able to be extremely accurate. This user driven approach allows you to edit areas in maps, and submit them for review. Each edit is reviewed completely, and if approved, they are added to Google Maps. According to Google, this feature has been used to generate maps for 183 countries and regions worldwide. Read More

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Google Maps 5.3 for Android Adds Location History, Custom Places Aspects, and More

mapsGoogle has updated Google Maps for Android to version 5.3. The new version adds support for location history dashboard in Latitude, a feature available in the desktop version of Latitude. With the new location history dashboard, you can now see your location history right on your phone. The dashboard will also include how far you’ve traveled, and the estimated time that you spend at home, work, or out. Read More