Apple has long been rumored to be working on their own mapping data for their iOS devices, and that day may be coming sooner than we think, according to new legal disclaimers discovered under “Map Data” in the beta build of iOS 5.
You may not be privy to the world of Android (or even interested in learning its ways), but you can't deny that you don't utilize Google just a little bit (a tiny bit, even) on your own phone. Stop being so bashful about the habit and give in! Here are three free apps to help reinforce your Google habit with your iOS device or Mac, and three more reasons why Google's services still play a heavy party in our daily lives.
The notion of that is kind of scary, by the way. But we'll deal.
Excited for Monday’s iCloud announcement? If you’re so excited that you just can’t sleep, Google Earth might help keep your mind occupied with a view of Apple’s new North Carolina data center -- where iCloud is presumably hosted -- from outer space.
Today, Google released the Google Map Maker, an app that enables people to add to and update Google maps for various locations around the globe. Currently, only 15 percent of the world's population has actual detailed maps of their neighborhoods, so this project will hopefully encourage users to contribute to maps of their 'hoods.
Going bar hopping tonight? Or perhaps you're scaling that awesome hill a few miles away from home? Let your friends know what you're up to with the location services in Google Maps. You can share your location with anyone via text message or email, and you can push the location straight through to your car's GPS. iPod touch and iPad users can do the same. Read on to find out how.
A double-tap with one finger zooms in a level, a single tap with two fingers zooms out a level, and a double-tap with two fingers zooms out a lot farther. Launch the Maps app and try this for yourself -- you’ll get used to it fairly quickly.
If you are using Google Maps, a double tap with one finger zooms in a level, a single tap with two fingers zooms out a level and a double tap with three fingers zooms out a lot further. Launch the Maps app and try this for yourself. If you experiment with it you'll get use to it fairly quickly.