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Ever Knocked Down the Wrong House Thanks to Google Maps?

We’ve all used Google maps and then had to guess the last few metres as the marker shows us the wrong location. It’s always a pain but, at least, it wasn’t responsible for knocking down your house.…

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Ride-Sharing to be Expanded in Google Maps

With the rise of businesses like Uber, ride-sharing seems to be the one of the major ways to get around, combining the convenience of a taxi with the ease of use provided by an app. Google…

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Explore Google Maps As Link

When a game gets released there is normally a hype around, helped only by the extra content and materials that are released alongside it. From short videos or web series to limited edition events or releases,…

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Google Maps Reviewers to be Rewarded With 1TB Free Cloud Storage

Google has outlined a new rewards system for users of its Local Guides program. Regular reviewers will earn points for contributing to Google Maps, with redeemable rewards ranging from early access to Google products to 1TB…

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Offline Navigation Added to Google Maps

That frustrating moment as you’re about to depart, when for some reason your phone decides to drop it’s network connection. Suddenly you better hope you know where you’re going, because Google Maps will leave you high…

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Google Makes it Easier for People to use Public Transport in Delhi

As the capital territory of India, Delhi is one of the busiest places in the country and also one of the hardest to navigate if you’re not familiar with its public transportation routes and schedules. However,…

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The Moto 360 Is Now $165 on Google Store

The Moto 360 has just dropped to $165 on Google’s store, it is the lowest that the watch has been so far. The next version of the watch is in the works so Motorola is most…

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Hack Puts Edward Snowden in the White House

It seems that Edward Snowden may have finally usurped President Obama and taken his place at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. A cheeky ‘hacker’ has added the business Edwards Snow Den – purportedly a snowboarding shop – to…

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Play Pacman on the Virtual Streets of Google Maps

Google starts out with April’s fools jokes early, well at least for us here in the Europe area. But it’s already the 1st in some places and Google started out with a cryptic tweet. Dots and fruits,…

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Google Maps Will Now Show Cyclists the Flattest Route

I enjoy cycling, many of us do, it’s popularity has certainly increased since the last Olympic games. The only thing I dislike about cycling, apart from the abuse from drivers, is hills, they are a nightmare…

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London Is Now Viewable in 3D on Google Maps

The city of London is amazing, enormous and has lots of history, now it seems Google have taken all the pictures they need to accurately make a 3D map of it for Google Maps and Google…

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Linux Heading to Open Source Cars, Releasing Automotive Grande Linux Distribution

Open source operating system Linux has apparently shifter its focus towards a new sphere, leaving the real of desktops, notebooks, and even smartphones, having targeting the automobile market. A new Linux distribution by the name of…

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Google Looking Into Acquiring Startup Company Skybox for $1 billion

Google is known for investing in different markets, having acquired companies such as Boston Dynamics and DeepMind. This time however, Google is aiming for the ‘skies’ so to put, with the rumors of acquiring startup company…

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Google To Develop ‘Mobile Meter’ App

Although Google knows best how people use the internet,  it also wants to dig a little deeper and monitor the app usage as well. It appears that the company is developing a new mobile apps that…

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Google Web Traffic Accounts For 5% Of All Internet Traffic In The UK

Google is a large part of the internet, but really how large is it? According to The Telegraph, Google websites are over 5 percent of web traffic in the UK, in short 1 out of every…

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Google Street View Extends To…..The Galapagos Islands!?

If there’s one thing we’ve all learnt about Google by now, it is that they get absolutely everywhere. Their latest expedition extended Google “Street” view to the Galapagos Islands. No, it doesn’t have any streets but…