Category Archives: google maps

New from Google – Maps Coordinate + Maps Engine Pro

TweetGoogle has this week announced that Google Coordinate will now be included with every Maps Engine Pro subscription ($5/user/month). Recall, Google Maps Coordinate, is the mobile and web app that lets teams assign jobs and share their locations with each … Continue reading

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Mashing up Two of My Favorite Things… Coffee + Maps for Coffee walkingshed communities

TweetYes indeed, I take notice when I see maps of things I really enjoy, like beer and coffee! Enter these maps showing “walkable regions” for independent coffee shops in major Metropolitan areas like Brooklyn, Portland, and Seattle.

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The Denver Broncos Colorado 14ers Google Map Honors Super Bowl Bound Broncos

TweetSome Google maps fun on the heels of the announcement by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper that the Colorado Rockies mountains known as the 14ers (think elevation above 14,000 ft) have been temporarily, officially renamed to honor the super Bowl bound … Continue reading

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Mapping the Flu – Google flu trends

TweetHere’s an interesting resource, particularly this time of year as we enter the height of flu activity – Google flu trends. The resource shares flu maps and data based on aggregate Google search data (estimations are provided). The site has … Continue reading

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The New-er Google Maps with More imagery, more StreetView and Pegman

TweetRemember PegMan? You know, the cool little guy that helps you navigate around Google maps? Well, google has brought back pegman (did you notice he was gone?) . Recall, he’s the little yellow guy that would drag onto a street … Continue reading

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Google Trekkers tasked with capturing images of Florida’s beaches for Google Maps

TweetSoon, people around the world will be able stroll Southwest Florida beaches virtually. It’s coming courtesy of a Google and Visit Florida photo-mapping project that documented Lee and Collier county shorelines last week.  The statewide campaign ends with a splash … Continue reading

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Google Rolls Out New Google Maps for iPad / iPhone

TweetOn the heels of a recent update for Android (yep, Android users always get the first update to Google maps) an update for iPhon and iPad is now available. The update boasts an enhanced UI and a dedicated new iPad … Continue reading

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First Look – Exploring The New Google Maps

TweetTo my surprise the new Google maps is available already. Upon receipt of the email providing me with a special link I immediately launched maps from Chrome for a quick, first look. The first thing I noticed was the browser … Continue reading

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New Google Maps for iPhone (iOS) now available in iTunes Store – video

TweetYes indeed, after the big, Apple Maps clusterf%^k the much anticipated, official Google maps app for iOS is now available to iPhone users (not yet available as an official iPad app). Note: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, … Continue reading

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Google Lowers Price for Maps API

TweetIt seems Google is now back-tracking a little in the wake of last year’s announcement of hikes in fees for the usage of the Google Maps API. It seems many developers, including the likes of foursquare have bailed out on … Continue reading

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Google Maps Coordinate for Workforce Management

TweetSomething new this week out of the Google Lat/Long blog for the enterprise -  Google Maps Coordinate, a workforce management tool designed to improve communication between businesses and mobile workers and enable collaboration between teams with your mobile assets.  Simply … Continue reading

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StreetViolence.org, Crowd Sourcing Crime reports and a Citizen Warning System on the Map

TweetI recently read about an interesting project underway in the UK, this courtesy of an article from the MailOnline – The London Mugging Map! Indeed a very interesting project that depends on crowd-sourced information to inform and educate the population … Continue reading

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