The Loch Ness Monster is one of the world’s most popular legends, in fact, everyone and their grandmother have heard about Nessie, the main resident of the Loch Ness lake in the Scottish Highlands. Tourists from all around the world have been trying to find the Loch Ness monster for decades, supposedly there have been […]

Google to Shut Down the Old Version of Google Maps Completely

April 17, 2015
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Last year, in February 2014, Google released a new version of Google Maps that officially replaced the old version after being in beta for over 9 months. However, the old version was still available for users who were using old browsers that didn’t support the brand new version of Google Maps. Now Google has decided […]

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Heads Up Job Seekers MapQuest is Hiring

April 10, 2015
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If you’re looking for a great job opportunity that pays well and you also want to work in a startup-like environment that already has a strong brand, then you might want check out MapQuest’s current job openings. MapQuest is one of the top online properties in the world, it has nearly 40 million monthly unique […]

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How to Play PAC-MAN in Google Maps

April 1, 2015
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How about playing one of your favorite arcade games in the streets of your favorite cities around the world? Well, thanks to Google Maps that is now possible. As an April Fools’ Day prank Google released the classic arcade game “Pac-Man” for Google Maps, which means that you can now try to avoid Blinky, Pinky, […]

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Google Maps Introduces My Maps for Android

March 27, 2015
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Google Maps released a new feature for Android called My Maps that allows users to create custom maps of any area. You can use My Maps to create and edit custom maps by marking locations, creating layers with different kinds of content, styling your content with colors and line widths, drawing lines or shapes, importing […]

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Google Maps iPhone App Update Adds New Features That You’ll Love

March 20, 2015
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The Google Maps development team doesn’t take a break, they’ve been working hard non stop to make their incredibly popular Google Maps app for iOS even better than it already is. With the relaunch of Nokia Here Maps, and other interesting map apps constantly hitting the App Store, they know they’ve got some strong competition […]

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Explore Mount Everest on Google Maps With Street View

March 14, 2015
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I’ve always told people that Google Maps is the go to site for virtual travelers, because you can actually use the world’s best online mapping service to explore the most incredible locations without leaving home. Yesterday Google announced in a blog post that you can now take a trip through Mount Everest without having to […]

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Google Maps Now Shows Gas Stations Along Your Route

February 23, 2015
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Google has been helping drivers find gas stations for a while now, however, it was until just a couple of days ago that Kevin McLaughlin announced through his Google+ account that Maps is now showing relevant gas stations to users along their routes. If you don’t understand what this means let me explain. In the […]

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OpenStreetMap Now Offers A to B Directions (Routing)

February 17, 2015
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I’m sure you all remember the OSM Project, we’ve talked about it many times in the past, however, it’s been a while since we’ve heard news regarding this awesome, as well as free open-source mapping tool and community that’s always been considered one of the best alternatives to the other mapping services online. Well I […]

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Learn How to Use Google Maps Offline Without an Internet Connection (WiFi)

February 12, 2015
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Business Insider recently shared an awesome tip about a super useful Google Maps feature that I didn’t even know that existed that allows you to download and save Maps for offline use. This not-so-well known feature can be of great help for people traveling around the world and for those who don’t have mobile data […]

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Google Maps is Now 10 Years Old – Happy Birthday!

February 9, 2015
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Google Maps turns 10 today, amazing that it has just been a decade since we all started using and falling in love with Google’s mapping service, It really feels like they’ve been around for way more than 10 years, and to be honest with you, I can’t even remember how life was before Maps was […]

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Google Earth Pro Goes Free

February 2, 2015
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Google Earth Pro is now available for free, the days when you had to pay $399 for a yearly subscription are long gone, you can get yourself a free key and download Earth Pro right now if you want to start enjoying all the great features that the app offers. “Google Earth Pro has all […]

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MapQuest for iOS Gets Updated With New Information and Clearer On-Map Directions

January 26, 2015
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MapQuest has just updated its official app for iOS to version 4.7, the update includes several new features that aim to provide more information and an improved navigation experience for those of you who are searching for directions or planning your next trip through AOL’s popular maps service. According to AOL in-route navigation has never […]

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Google Maps for Android Update Lets Users Share Directions

January 21, 2015
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Google Maps for Android was updated last Wednesday to version 9.3. The update includes several changes and adds new features that most users won’t notice by simply pulling out their phones and opening the app. However, there are some things that you should definitely know about, because I’m sure that you, as well as many […]

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Bing Maps Provides Directions Based on Traffic Conditions Worldwide

January 16, 2015
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Last year Bing Maps launched its advanced Clearflow technology worldwide, this feature, which was previously only available in the U.S. is able to predict current traffic conditions on roads that do not provide live traffic data, and it also uses that same technology to provide more accurate trip times and directions based on traffic conditions […]

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