Tag Archive: Maps


With iCloud switch, Apple completes purge of Google Maps

Apple Maps has been out for over two years but it’s just finally completing its original mission to completely replace Google Maps in all of Apple’s products. Starting today iCloud.com users will see an online version of Apple Maps when…Read more ›

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Google Maps gets a super sweet redesign for Lollipop

Google Maps for Android is the latest Google app to get a Material Design makeover for Android 5.0 Lollipop, following the improvements to Calendar on Monday. It’s not just more colorful than it was before, however; you’ll also find new services built–in,…Read more ›

Apple launches a portal for businesses to get better exposure in Apple Maps

If you’ve got a business that Apple Maps just keeps on getting wrong, great news. Apple has just launched a new portal for U.S. businesses to add or edit their listings within Apple Maps. Called Apple Maps Connect, the new…Read more ›

Apple might have snatched up Pin Drop team to boost Maps

Apple appears to have acquihired the small team behind Pin Drop, a location-bookmarking app set to close down at the end of the month. Based on a series of deleted tweets and a redacted blog post, Cult of Mac has reason…Read more ›

Apple steps up fight against Google Maps with indoor directions

Apple is attempting to push its Apple Maps software to the next level, courtesy of indoor mapping capabilities, according to a new patent application uncovered by Cult of Mac today. Filed in April this year, the application describes a method…Read more ›

Apple Maps is dominating Google in the U.K.

When Apple Maps disastrously launched in 2012 even the most faithful of Apple fanboys thought it’d never be competitive against the obviously superior Google Maps. But just two years after it announced its own mapping platform, Apple is now dominating…Read more ›

Explore Mars and the moon with this awesome Google Maps Easter Egg

As revealed by Steven Levy in his great book In The Plex, in the early days of Google one of the founders’ ideas for advertising the new search engine was to project a lazer image of the Google logo on…Read more ›

Google Maps now measures the distance between multiple locations

Google Maps now gives users the ability to measure the distance between two or more locations simply my placing markers down on a map. The feature, available only in Maps on the web for now, lets users choose a starting point…Read more ›

iOS 8 Maps let you jump directly to Google and other navigation apps

Apple Maps crashed and burned coming off the runway in iOS 6, but new additions in iOS 8 beta 3 show Apple’s had a change of heart, and is even willing to give users direct access to Google Maps and other…Read more ›