Google Maps on iOS has been updated with a new cocktail button. Eat your heart out Apple Maps.
(2 months and 18 days ago)
Apple has been pushing hard to scrub all traces of Google from its iOS cash cow (including dropping Google Maps in a controversial move), but it seems that Google is willing to pay big lumps of cash to stay on. According to analysts at Morgan Stanley, the Mountain View-based company will give Apple $1 billion to stay the default search engine on iOS. Yes, Google is still the...
(3 months and 8 days ago)
A new-look Google Maps may have just been leaked. The search giant's mapping service is widely regarded as one of the most usable and complete on the web. But with renewed competition from Microsoft, Nokia and even Apple's improving iOS Maps app, it's clearly looking to innovate again. Two screen shots from a blog called Google Operating System (not an official site) show an...
(13 days ago)
Filed under: Investing Search giant Google has updated its flagship Google Search app on Apple's iOS platform to version 3.0.0, bringing its Now virtual assistant to the rival operating system for the first time. Now offers functionalities that will rival Apple's own Siri virtual assistant. Google Now launched on Android last summer alongside 4.1 Jelly Bean, while Siri was...
(22 days ago)
Google today released an update to its iOS Maps app, which provides faster access to nearby locations and links up to a user's Google contacts list.
(2 months and 18 days ago)
Apple Maps is flying high (in some locations), Tim Cook gets duty in front of the jury, and Google Now may be available for iOS … well, not now. But soon? The remainders for Wednesday, March 13, 2013 are in a hurry. Apple’s Maps being updated often and significantly (The Loop) Apple hasn’t given up on its Maps. The company’s been rolling out improvements to a number of...
(2 months and 9 days ago)
The know-it-all Google Now app could make its way from mobile devices to Macs soon thanks to the implementation of the Chrome OS notification center in the Mac OS X version of Chromium. "Mac users will be happy to know that rich notifications are being implemented on Mac," said Chromium Evangelist François Beaufort in a Google+ post today. "It's still under heavy development...
(14 days ago)
Google's executive chairman says it's up to Apple to answer when Google Now will be available on iOS-based devices
(2 months and 2 days ago)
At Google I/O, Google discussed its Maps service, and they’re coming out with an updated version for Android and iOS devices (go figure), as well as a completely new Google Maps user interface. They’re previewing the new version on stage, and have announced a slew of new features coming to both mobile and web versions. ...
(6 days ago)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple has acquired a Silicon Valley startup, WiFiSlam, which makes mapping applications for smart phones. Apple confirmed the acquisition, but declined to give details. The news was earlier reported by The Wall Street Journal, which quoted a person familiar with the matter as saying that Apple paid around $20 million for the company. "Apple acquires...
(1 month and 26 days ago)
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