Posts Tagged ‘maps’

Cross-Platform Nokia Maps Here.net Service Launched

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Need more map functions than Google Maps provides? This looks like an interesting alternative …

You can do maps right, like Google does with its service Google Maps, or get lots of flak for your maps application like Apple did when the company switched from the reliable Google Maps to its own maps application on new iOS devices. Nokia recently launched Here.net, a new cross-platform mapping service full of HTML5 goodness that should work in every modern desktop or mobile web browser

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Google Earth 7 with Tour Guides and 3D Imagery

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Google Earth is a great way to explore the world without even leaving your desk …

Google released a new version of Google Earth, the company’s “world exploration” software yesterday.  The new program version is already available on the official website where it can be downloaded for Windows, Mac and Linux.  The two major changes in the new version of Google Earth are tour guides and 3D imagery of select cities.

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The New Bing Maps, What’s Your Take?

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

The “View Traffic” feature looks like a useful feature; all in all though, it doesn’t seem all that different from Google Maps …

With the recent Bing redesign came a new design for Bing Maps which more or less slipped by unnoticed. The main idea behind the redesign was to improve search by removing features, links and design elements that were in the way of the searcher, or not used enough to justify keeping them on the page.

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