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Google Updates Maps For Apple iOS In A Big Way
2013-03-05 15:20:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has just released version 1.1 of Google Maps for iOS, packing Google contacts compatibility, the ability to switch to kilometers, and an easier way to find common destinations around you. These features are added onto the popular iOS 6 Maps alternative, an Apple app which some claimed kept millions of iPhone users from upgrading to iOS 6. "Google-centric" iOS users will no doubt appreciate the Google contacts...

2013-02-27 23:00:33

The SkyDroid - Golf GPS rangefinder app now lets golfers pick their Maps image provider, Google Maps vs. Apple Maps with the latest iPhone/iPad release. West Hartford, CT (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 The SkyDroid - Golf GPS rangefinder app puts more control into the hands of iPhone users with a recent update that will allow iPhone users the chance to choose which map interface to use for overhead images. SkyDroid gives golfers a number of ways to get their gps distances to points on the green,...

2013-01-31 08:38:40

CHENNAI, India, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrates Google Maps Engine to bring location-awareness and visualization capabilities into its Cloud ERP After announcing the global availability of Ramco ERP on Cloud [http://www.ramco.com ], Mobile and Tablets, Ramco Systems today added yet another feature to its base product-Location-aware and Visualization capabilities with Google Maps. Ramco Systems has partnered with Google's...

Google Maps Extends Coverage Through North Korea, Includes Gulags
2013-01-29 11:29:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though the country is at war with its neighbors and closely watched by the US and the rest of the world, Google has found it fitting to play neutral with North Korea and cover the country in Google Maps. Until today, the only view of North Korea available in Google Maps was stitched together using Google´s “Map Maker.” This process creates maps from data supplied by the public. Working with citizen...

2013-01-08 20:20:11

LA CROSSE, Wis., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kia's UVO infotainment center has gotten a much needed upgrade this year and it will debut in the 2014 Kia Sorento. Kia's UVO system will now feature Google Maps and Google Places technology and will allow drivers to integrate their smartphones to the vehicle, where Google Maps will direct them to their Points of Interest. Drivers can also search with the Google Places database to find exact locations where they need to go, such as...

Windows Phone Redirect Of Google Maps To Be Removed
2013-01-07 04:10:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The flawed Internet Explorer browser, not bad blood with Microsoft, is the reason that Windows Phone users have been unable to access Google Maps on their mobile devices, officials from the Mountain View, California-based tech giant have claimed. As reported Friday by Salvador Rodriguez of the Los Angeles Times, Google representatives said that nothing had changed in the web mapping application. Rather, it was redirecting users to...

Google Maps For iOS Is Finally Here
2012-12-13 11:15:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s coincidence, of course, that Google would release their new maps application for iOS in the same week an Australian police department called Apple´s Maps “Life Threatening.” (The same department issued the same warning about Google´s maps 2 days later.) Yet, for all the waiting and wanting, many Google Maps fans had to endure over the past few months, the Android-maker has finally had their app...

Australia Issues Google Maps Warning
2012-12-12 19:37:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s new Maps application quickly made meme status within hours of its initial availability. Apple´s release of Maps was one of the worst in company history: National landmarks were either missing or in the wrong area, areas were thrown back 50 years with black and white satellite images, and bridges and roads appeared to be melted into the ground. The 3D flyovers worked pretty well, though. Apple has since...

2012-12-07 05:03:57

Zanes Law Firm of Tucson developed innovative techniques to adapt to the technological era. Zanes Law is taking steps in the right direction. The attorneys at Zanes continue improving their online presence by adding their facilities to Google Business Pages. Tucson, Az (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Zanes Law Firm of Tucson has been steadily increasing their features to meet to the consumers needs. Through their weekly training sessions, Zanes Law developed innovative techniques to adapt to the...

Australian Scientists Un-Discover Small Island In South Pacific Ocean
2012-11-23 08:48:13

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to uncharted territory, discovering a new island would seem pretty exciting. But, when you make an un-discovery, you got yourself a whole new ballgame. That´s what happened in the South Pacific Ocean just recently. A small strip of land, showing up on Google Earth and Google Maps, does not exist, say leading scientists from Australia. The supposedly sizeable land form, called Sable Island by the Times Atlas of...