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Google Maps Gives Directions Around Europe on a… Dragon?

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I’m not kidding, Google Maps does give you directions and estimated travel time, if you like, for your dragon. And if you want to travel lower, you can coast along waterways on Nessie’s back. These are the contents of the Google Maps Easter Eggs 2014. This funny addition to Google Maps is kind of like finding April Fools inside the Easter eggs and brings added fun to the App. Read More

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Google Maps Update For Android Reintroduces Terrain Mode View

Google MapsA new update for Google Maps is available for Android users. The update is not loaded with too many features; in fact it reintroduces the old and popular Terrain Mode View. Terrain Mode View gives a topographic view which lets you easily see the various elevation changes in surrounding hills, mountains, and valleys. It was removed from Google Maps Version 7 for unknown reasons. Read More

Google Maps for iOS Is A Hit – Downloaded More Than 10 Million Times In First 48 Hours

Google Maps for iPhoneGoogle has just announced that Google Maps for iOS, the newly released Maps App has been downloaded more than 10 million times in its first 48 hours. On Google+, Jeff Huber, senior vice president of commerce and local at Google announced that the Maps App for iOS has been downloaded more than 10 million times in its first 48 hours. Read More

It’s Here. Google Maps for iOS.

Google Maps iPhoneFinally, the day has come. Google Maps App for iOS is now finally available on the App Store and it is way too good. With iOS 6, Apple removed Google Maps from iPhone and introduced their very own Apple Maps that was flawed in every way. Tim Cook, Apple CEO also officially apologized for screwing up badly and Scott Forstall and many leading executives behind the initiative were asked to leave the company. In all of this, Google was clearly the winner. They allowed people to get completely pissed off with Apple Maps so the excitement level increased for a native Google Maps App for iOS. Read More

Google Maps for iOS Screenshot Leaked

A new leaked screenshot shows what could be the upcoming Google Maps App for iOS devices. The interface does not look as neat as the previous Maps App, but the data that Google holds is certainly extremely valuable. Google also confirmed earlier that they have not yet submitted the App to the Apple App Store, but it is under development. Google probably wants to let users hate Apple Maps as much as they can and then finally come up with a version that works. Read More

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