Tag: Google Maps

Apple Maps Now Leads Google Maps On iPhones

Apple Maps Now Leads Google Maps On iPhones

Apple Maps debuted in 2012, and at that time, it was nowhere close to what was expected of it as it not only overlooked many towns and businesses but also misplaced famous landmarks. For example, the application marked New York’s […]

Google Maps Adds Night Mode To iOS App

Google Maps Adds Night Mode To iOS App

Google just updated its maps app for iOS users, and it includes a night mode feature with darker graphics to make reading the maps in the dark easier. The Google Maps iOS feature is ideal for users who travel at night […]

Cached Landscapes Uses Google Maps To Spy On Watchers

Cached Landscapes Uses Google Maps To Spy On Watchers

Photo blogger Florian Freier recently put together a collection of cached Google Maps images, which he’s calling Cached Landscapes. He used the search giant’s mapping service to find military bases, embassies, and other sites of German signal intelligence. The images were taken […]

Google Will Reopen Maps Editing Tool In August

Google Will Reopen Maps Editing Tool In August

Google announced plans to re-open its Maps edit tools next month, but this time they will include some key changes. The tech giant is taking a different approach to moderating edits by inviting select mappers throughout the world to become […]