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Google made a huge change to the way Google Maps look

Business Insider Australia - ‎15 hours ago‎
Google has reduced the number of cities it shows in Google Maps by up to 83%, according to Justin O'Beirne, while vastly increasing the number of roads it shows on the maps.
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Google Maps update ties your photos, contacts, and destinations closer together

Greenbot - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
With the weekend almost here, you're bound to spend some serious time with Google Maps. Thankfully there are some new features to try out that might make any local or distant travel easier to handle.
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Google Maps: Can YOU spot why Google's Street View driver could be in A LOT of trouble?

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
If you take a trip down St George's Road in Glasgow on Google Maps you might notice something very problematic. The driver behind the wheel of the Google Maps Street View van was clearly in a rush to quickly map out the Scottish high street ...

Google Maps now with keyboard-based navigation controls

Search Engine Land - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Google Maps has added keyboard based navigation controls to the desktop version of Google Maps. So now you can use your keyboard to pan and zoom within Google Maps, without touching your mouse. You can also use your keyboard to find and learn ...
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Google Maps App Gains Travel Times Widget and Direction Sharing

Mac Rumors - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Other additions in the new version of the app include the ability to share directions via the three-dot icon in the top right of the map navigation screen, and a new setting that allows users to select the unit measurement for distance shown during ...

10 Google Maps tips and tricks to get you from point A to B, or even add a C

Digital Trends - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Are you using all that Google Maps has to offer? It's time you did! Below are 10 tips for getting most out of the maps app you already know and love.

Google Maps v9.25.1 Adds Batch Photo Submission, Puts Contact Addresses In Your Places, And Gives Suggested ...

Android Police - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Developers usually use version numbers to convey the amount of change an app has gone through from one release to the next. But what does it mean when Google Maps not only jumps over v9.24 entirely, but also skips forward a patch release to give us ...
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Now Control Google Maps With Your Keyboard

Search Engine Roundtable - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Google announced on Google+ that you can now control and navigate around Google Maps with your keyboard. You can pan and zoom as well as find and learn more about specific places like neighborhoods, transit stations and shops and restaurants.
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Google Maps Street View sails through the Sydney Opera House

BetaNews - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Visited by millions of people each year, this architectural masterpiece can now be explored right from your Android or iPhone in Google Maps with the launch of the Sydney Opera House on Street View", says Cynthia Wei, Street View Program Manager Asia ...
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School's On Field 'Cock-Up' Seen On Google Maps

Huffington Post Australia - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Crop circles are revered by some as a sign from other worlds, but no one is happy about the mysterious symbols that have appeared on a Sydney catholic college's oval.

Google Street View car catches itself speeding in embarrassing Google maps snap

Scottish Daily Record - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The naughty driver was snapped by his own rooftop camera on residential street St George's Road in Glasgow . The image which is still available to view on Google maps, was photographed by the Google car back in June 2015, shows the car travelling at ...
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Google Maps FIVE amazing tips and tricks everyone should know

Daily Star - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
To take a trip through the ages simply launch Google Maps on your desktop, select a location, then enter Street View mode by dragging the small yellow figure onto the area of the map you want to explore.

Creating Animated Google Map Markers with CSS and JavaScript

SitePoint - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Google Maps API allows web developers to create an excellent user experience with just a few lines of code through their magical, built-in functions.
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Google Maps-style harassment tool launched to tackle sexual violence

IT PRO - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
An interactive map will expose the worst spots for harassment in the UK as part of a wider national campaign to help people speak out against sexual violence and harassment.

Google Maps iOS: 4 New Features You'll Love

Bitbag - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Google Maps iOS app has brought several new features for iPhone and iPad users after the tech giant updated the mobile mapping app to Version 4.18.0 yesterday.

Google Maps: The SEXIEST images caught on street view revealed

Express.co.uk - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Google Maps have a camera that travels the world capturing images of every street - and sometimes a little more than it bargained for.
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Google Maps Now Considered Extension of Google's Core Search Site

WordStream (blog) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Just this week, they announced their third big change of the year—Google Maps now officially falls under the umbrella of the Search Network, rather than being bundled in with Search Partners.
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'Google Maps For Underwater' XL Catlin Seaview Survey Captures Coral Bleaching Before And After

Huffington Post Australia - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Described as 'Google Maps for underwater', the XL Catlin Seaview Survey had a baseline of healthy reefs around the world, which they could then compare after the 2015-16 bleaching event.

Google Maps incentivises Local Guides

Deccan Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
As part of the initiative, Google India organised its first-ever India Local Guides meet in Bengaluru recently. “We want to recognise the contribution of the Local Guides on Google Maps. We saw a great response at the Bengaluru event. Local Guides ...

Someone thinks he found Millennium Falcon wreckage on Earth using Google Maps

BGR - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Not too long ago, someone claimed to have discovered a UFO near Area 51 using nothing other than Google Earth, and various sets of historical images of that location.
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