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Google's "Street View" Expands To Other Countries

Google’s “Street View” Expands To Other Countries

[ 0 ] October 1, 2021

Back in 2007, Google, one of the biggest search engines, introduced its new service “Google Street View”. It gives users a panoramic view of various positions looking along a street. Since then, it has been developing it further and news today has informed us, that expansion has taken place in other cities. Originally, cities just [...]

Google Instant: An answer before you have asked the question

Google Instant: An answer before you have asked the question

[ 0 ] September 9, 2021

As you may have noticed today when searching for something in Google, the results will jump out at you instantly before you have fully entered the search term. For example, typing “Go” will instantly bring up search suggestions such as Google Maps, Earth and Translate, before bringing up the links to those websites. The new [...]

Google Maps Introduces "Hip Hop Lyrics"

Google Maps Introduces “Hip Hop Lyrics”

[ 0 ] August 22, 2021

For those of you who may not be aware of Google Maps, it is a free web based app that offers its users the accessibility to find street maps and route planners for travelling by foot, car and public transport. But now Google Maps has introduced a new web app “Google Places” that allows the [...]

Bing Maps Taxi Fare Calculator App: Calculates Fare

[ 0 ] August 3, 2021

Location-based apps are becoming increasingly more popular to the user but now with a new app “Bing Maps Taxi Fare Calculator” this may take the world of apps another leap forward. The Fare Calculator app can give a “calculated cab fare” on a route between two points before the user even has to leave the [...]

Google Earth 5.2 Weather Simulation: Setup guide

[ 0 ] July 30, 2021

Google Earth already offers more than enough, but the search engine giant knows that users what more new features all the time, which is why 5.2 update comes with weather simulation in real-time. This means that in some parts of the U.S. and Europe you will be able to track rain and snow.

Google Places API: Similar to Google Maps

Google Places API: Similar to Google Maps

[ 0 ] July 30, 2021

Google currently announced its new Places API as part of its Google Maps API. It will enable users to check-in with different places that they would normally use. It will give extra information to users to access a business, name, address, phone number and a description of the location. Currently Google Maps can offer street [...]

Improving Google Earth Maps: Better Borders

Improving Google Earth Maps: Better Borders

[ 0 ] July 22, 2021

Google is not only in a constant battle with its rivals with map technology, but also themselves. This is one of the reasons why the company has made a number of improvements to its Google Earth and Maps service. They have been working hard to improve the accuracy when it comes to borders, which as [...]

Google Maps "Send-To-Car" Feature for Ford and GM

Google Maps “Send-To-Car” Feature for Ford and GM

[ 0 ] July 14, 2021

The Google Maps feature “Send-To-Car” allows users to send their destinations to their vehicles ready for the journey ahead. This is already being done with a range of BMW and Audi vehicles – now it is the turn of Ford and GM.

 Google Maps and Facebook: Most Used Phone Apps

Google Maps and Facebook: Most Used Phone Apps

[ 0 ] June 2, 2022

With the soaring rise in popularity of smartphone apps have you ever wondered which are the most popular apps? Everybody these days seems to have a phone full of apps but what are the most likely ones that are probably downloaded to most people’s handsets?

Twitter and Google Maps: Bupa tracks mood of UK tweeters

Twitter and Google Maps: Bupa tracks mood of UK tweeters

[ 0 ] May 21, 2022

FORGET the stereotypical British reserve, pioneering new research shows we’re a nation of Tweeting romantics. A unique analysis by Bupa of more than 66,000 Twitter posts reveals the prevalent mood of the nation’s Tweeters is ‘in love’, with 31,353 posts in the past four weeks alone (47 per cent).

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