Posts Tagged: google maps



Nha Nha app launches to take on Google Maps in Vietnam

Coc Coc, arguably Google's biggest competitor in Vietnam has just released an iOS app that competes with Google Maps. And guess what? The da...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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12 essential apps for China travelers on a budget

Getting around in China can be tough for newcomers, and even tougher if you’re short on cash. As a fairly recent college graduate without ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Google creates photo tours of India

No, it’s not Street View: Google creates photo tours of India’s top tourist attractions

Having been thwarted by a ban in 2011, Google is taking a very different approach to rolling out Street View in India. Google has created dy...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 11:21 am
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Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted Battleship Island

Watch Google’s StreetView Guy Walking Around Japan’s Creepily Deserted ‘Battleship Island’ (VIDEO)

Japan’s notoriously creepy Battleship Island – actually called Hashima Island – has been deserted since the mid-1970s when its...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Google Public Alerts for disasters in Japan

Google Launches Online Public Alerts for Disaster Warnings in Japan

Japan already has a sophisticated and trigger-quick public alerts system for disasters like earthquakes and tsunami – and now Google (...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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Google Maps adds North Korea details

Google Maps Zoom in on North Korea

North Korea has long been a bit of a blank, unknown wasteland for Google Maps, but that changes today. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had help fro...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 11:22 am
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Find your Way Faster in Singapore with New Google Maps Navigation

Drivers in Singapore will probably rejoice at this news. Google Singapore has announced that Google Maps Navigation (Beta) will now be avail...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Google Day Kicks Off in Indonesia, Gangnam Style

Today, Indonesia celebrates Google Day in Jakarta. This is the first Google Day event in the country. The same event also took place in the ...

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 11:06 pm
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Apple Botches China and Japan Maps in iOS 6

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has abandoned Google Maps in favor of its own solution in the newly released iOS. But it seems that from a consumer poin...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 8:45 pm
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Celebrate China’s Lantern Festival with an interactive tour on Google Street View

The Google Street View team recently sent its cameras into a few major tourist spots in China to get a 360-degree view of the scenery for th...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Chinese developer makes free map and audio guide apps for 100+ tourist spots, reports 1 million active users

Now plastered on a wall at the south entrance to Nanluoguxiang, one of Beijing’s most popular tourist streets, is a billboard-sized ad...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Google Rolls Out ‘Southeast Asia Fires’ Map to Track Haze Across Singapore and Malaysia

Singapore’s air is not quite so saturated with burning wood particulates as it was two weeks ago, but the environmental disaster that’s ...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 7:41 pm
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Google Street View car in Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone

Google Street View Ventures into Post-Quake, Off-Limits Fukushima Prefecture

A little more than two years after the colossal Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster of March 2011, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has let its Street...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 4:15 am
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Indoor Google Maps For Android Now Available in 22 Shopping Spots in Singapore

Singapore’s shopping centers can be big and confusing. If you’re as lost as me when it comes to navigating when shopping, then I...

  • February 19, 2013
  • at 8:01 pm
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Google’s StreetView Coming to Indonesia As Camera Cars Hit the Road Today

Today, Indonesia’s ministry of tourism announced its partnership with Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) StreetView program for Google Maps. As of t...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 3:43 pm
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Google Maps App is Lost in China, Loses Half Market Share in Q3 [CHART]

It seems clear in which direction Google Maps is heading in China. Down. New stats for Q3 2012 for mobile maps app market share in the count...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Apple iOS 6 Maps

iOS 6 Maps are a Lost Cause for Asia, but Apple Vows to Improve

As an Apple fan myself, I couldn’t wait to get hold of the iPhone 5, which launched in stores in Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong today...

  • September 21, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Google Maps Brings Live Traffic Data, In-Car Navigation, to India

Google Maps users in India can now be fore-warned of awful traffic on the roads – either via their computers, or in the Google Maps ap...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 7:40 pm
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