Google Maps

Google+ Local arrives to makes use of Zagat acquisition, brings along Google Maps update

Google+ Local arrives to makes use of Zagat acquisition, brings along Google Maps update

Bla1ze 7

It has been quite some time now since Google acquired Zagat, and while we've seen some embedding of reviews and such in the past, Google has now brought Zagat into the fold in a much larger way. Google+ Local has now been introduced making it easier to find Zagat scores and and restaurant suggestions from folks you interact with on Google+. In addition to the Google+ integration roll...

Google Maps updated to version 6.0.2, brings bug fixes for 'newer devices'

Google Maps updated to version 6.0.2, brings bug fixes for 'newer devices'

Jerry Hildenbrand 12

If you have an Android phone chances are that you use Google Maps, and you've got a new update waiting for you in the Android Market.  Usually when we see an update for Maps, we see features like indoor mapping, or updates for places and check-ins, but this time around it simply states that this version is a bug fix for "newer devices".  We have no idea if newer devices means yet-to-be-...

Le sigh: Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 features page uses iPhone version of Google Maps

Le sigh: Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 features page uses iPhone version of Google Maps

Phil Nickinson 34

Seriously, Samsung, you're really not doing yourselves any favors here. We ignored the story about the lawyer not able to tell the difference between a Galaxy Tab 10.1 and iPad 2 from 10 feet away. We weren't there, but we've been in enough dimly lit courtrooms in our day, and eyesight can be a bitch. But there's no excuse for someone's graphics department -- no doubt by some external...

Phillips and Company launch Blue Marble -- transform your roof into a giant QR code

Phillips and Company launch Blue Marble -- transform your roof into a giant QR code

Jerry Hildenbrand 9

PR firm Phillips & Company has unveiled Blue Marble, a new service that will allow you to mark your roof with a giant QR code, snapping an aerial picture, then integrating it into Google Maps or Google Earth. Hot damn. Space is not just a destination – it is a platform for applications and services. Our use of satellite imagery in day-to-day applications is proof that our ‘big...