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Google showcases its mapping prowess with additional 45-degree 3D views and high-res satellite imagery

Moments after Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an open letter apologizing over the ineffectiveness of its Maps app, ultimately recommending alternatives such as Google Maps web app, Google decided to make an announcement of its own. The search giant went ahead this morning and highlighted some improvements it is making to its maps offering – discussing high… Read more

3D Imagery In Google Earth Coming To Android And iOS

Google’s new 3D imagery in Google Earth is incredibly detailed, and very accurately textured. They showed off downtown San Francisco, and it was gorgeous. Almost like I was there (city hall looks quite convincing). These 3D models are coming to both Android and iOS “in the coming weeks” but there is no other information about it. I’m glad to see it… Read more