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2012-11-15 06:20:04

Tokyo, Nov 15, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Crossfader Inc. has released a new version of AR-MAPS (http://ar-maps.com), an iPhone (see note) map app that utilizes AR (augmented reality). Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FioXtBl7zQAR-MAPS is a map app that utilizes AR technology as well as the iPhone's map and camera functions. By simply holding up the iPhone, it enables anybody to intuitively recognize the direction of the destination by using an AR tag to make visible the destination...

Google Street View Becomes Trail View
2012-10-24 14:14:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has already taken its Street View project all over the world, giving tours of spectacular places such as the Smithsonian and Antarctica. Now, the company is taking its controversial mapping software to the mountains, allowing for users to walk hiking trails with just the click of their mouse. And what better place to go next than America's grandest treasure: the Grand Canyon. The search giant has brought its Street View...

Google Snubs Apple, Keeps Map App For Itself
2012-10-19 13:48:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When Apple released iOS 6 last month, the Internet blew a collective gasket over their first attempt at mapping. Roads were melted, airports were invented, and large areas were sent back to the pre-war black and white days. Many began to beg, to plead, to insist that Google release their own iOS-ready version of maps and bring them back to the good old days of the Apple-Google partnership. However, it seems as if Google...

Street View Expanded By Google
2012-10-12 12:33:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s difficult to imagine Google was caught off guard when Apple announced they were taking their Maps matters into their own hands with iOS 6. Apple even acknowledged they were working on a “crowd-sourced traffic database” in April of 2011, not to mention the strategic moves the iPhone maker had been making since then. So, for whatever reason, Google didn´t have their own iOS-ready version of maps...

2012-10-02 02:32:37

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ROAMWORKS, a pioneer in M2M software and systems integration, recently introduced several new enhancements to the ROAM platform, allowing complete control over exception-based features that support location services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120723/CL44954LOGO ) Have you ever had extenuating circumstances surrounding the activation of your geo-fence regions such as Holiday schedules or temporary exceptions?...

Google Street View Goes To NASA's Kennedy Space Center
2012-08-03 04:54:26

[ Watch the Video: Google Maps in Partnership with NASA ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google and NASA are combining forces to give Internet users the opportunity to peek inside the space agency's Kennedy Space Center. The Internet giant's Street View service is allowing fans to see some behind-the-scene panoramic views of the space center, including a look at the space shuttles in the final months of their decommissioning. The Street View tour takes...

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2012-08-02 21:34:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google quietly released their 21st version of their popular web browser this week, bringing some much needed changes, as well as a few experimental, “wouldn´t-it-be-cool-if” ideas Google is so well known for. Included in this update is a deeper Cloud Print integration, a further expanded gamepad support and, finally, support for Apple´s new Retina Display MacBook Pro. This new version of Chrome also...

Google Earth 3D Now Available For Apple Devices
2012-07-29 07:56:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Android users no longer have exclusive access to Google Earth's 3D imagery on the go, as the feature was unveiled this week for select Apple iOS-powered devices, according to Deborah Netburn of the Los Angeles Times. According to Netburn, anyone who owns an iPad 2, an iPhone 4S, an iPod Touch 4, or a more recent device will now have the ability to take virtual tours of detailed three-dimensional landscapes -- a feature that those...

Google Admits It Still Has Street View Data
2012-07-28 06:23:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In another eye-brow raising move, Google has admitted that it did not delete data it collected while unleashing its Street View service on the public. Google has been under scrutiny, particular in Europe and Australia, for how it went about collecting data from Wi-Fi networks as it cruised along streets, snapping photos of the streets and surroundings. The company agreed to delete the data after international pressure surrounded the...

2012-07-19 02:24:14

WOLVERHAMPTON, England, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers of unreliable cars, parents of teens, and everyone who has ever found themselves feeling vulnerable in an unfamiliar place, rejoice: Call4Help, a new app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, lets users call people they trust for assistance -- even if they have no idea where they are. Released this week by Toffa International (http://www.toffa.com), Call4Help pinpoints the caller's location for the recipient of the call or text....