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Google Brings Waze Alerts To Google Maps For Android & iOS

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Google has updated its Google Maps apps for Android and iOS to add real-time incident reports from the Waze community. This means that when Waze users — or “Wazers” as they like to be called — report accidents, construction, road closures, and other delays, the alerts will be displayed inside Google Maps as well as Waze.

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Google Earth For iOS Updated With Street View And Improved Interface

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Google published a big update for it’s Google Earth app for iOS today. The new version includes an improved UI with a left hand panel that makes it easier to enable different layers of information.

Along with the refreshed UI, the Google Earth update adds Google Maps Street View to the service so you can explore the world in 3D flyover or at street level. Improved directions and search were also added to the list of new features.

Here’s what’s new:

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New App Brings Street View Back To Apple Maps

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Street View is a new $0.99 iOS app from FutureTap that promises to bring Google Street View back to Apple’s Maps app on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Once installed, you’ll be able to access Street View from within Apple Maps with a series of simple taps. It’s not seamless, but it works.

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Google Admits New Maps App For iOS Is Better Than Android Version, Promises iPad App

Google Admits New Maps App For iOS Is Better Than Android Version, Promises iPad App

In case you hadn’t already heard, Google finally released an official Google Maps app for iPhone on Wednesday night, and I must say, I think it’s terrific. It’s super quick, it looks fantastic, and it brings back all the mapping features you had on your iPhone before Apple gave Google Maps the boot — including Street View and transit directions. Google has also thrown its own turn-by-turn navigation into the mix for good measure.

In fact, the new Google Maps app for iPhone is so good that Google admits it’s better than the Android version. It also promises an iPad version is coming soon.

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Gooogle Adds Major Update To Street View, Still No iOS Maps App

Google has just made its “biggest ever update” to Street View, adding over a quarter of a million miles worth of roads around the globe.

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Google Street View Now Works In iOS Mobile Safari

Missing Street View on your iPad? Good news: Google has enabled it in Mobile Safari, letting you check out street-level detail from your iOS device, right there in the browser.

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NYT: Street View Coming To Google Maps Web App In Two Weeks

NYT: Street View Coming To Google Maps Web App In Two Weeks

Google knows how much we love Street View.

On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that Google is currently working on a native Google Maps app for iOS, which is expected to make its debut before the end of the year. But in the meantime, it will be bringing Street View to its web app so that you can enjoy the much-loved feature in mobile Safari.

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I Can Finally Relive My Underwater Moments At Hanaunama Bay Thanks To Google Maps

I Can Finally Relive My Underwater Moments At Hanaunama Bay Thanks To Google Maps

Some of the most amazing moments of my life happened underwater at Hanaunama Bay in Hawaii. I can remember the serenity I felt swimming with sea turtles and simply losing myself in this underwater paradise. I’ve often told my wife about these adventures and now, thanks to the amazing Google Maps, I can relive them via the remarkable new underwater Street View imagery.

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Google Confirms It Is Yet To Submit Its Own Maps App To Apple

Google Confirms It Is Yet To Submit Its Own Maps App To Apple

This isn’t coming back just yet.

With Google Maps gone from iOS 6 in favor of Apple’s own solution, many are hoping Google will bring its own Maps app to the App Store — as it did with YouTube a couple weeks ago. A recent report claimed that it was already on its way, but according to Google chairman Eric Schmidt, that’s not the case at all. In fact, Google hasn’t even submitted a Maps app to Apple for approval yet.

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Developer Gets Google Maps Working Under iOS 6 With ‘A Little Trickery’ [Video]

Developer Gets Google Maps Working Under iOS 6 With ‘A Little Trickery’ [Video]

Google Maps is gone in iOS 6, but some users are desperate to get it back.

iOS jailbreak developer Ryan Petrich has successfully gotten the old iOS Maps app, which was powered by Google and boasted features like Street View and walking directions, running under iOS 6. The port is said to be unstable at the moment, but it’s working, and with a little more work, it could be available in all its glory to users with jailbroken iOS devices.

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