Google Maps introduces HD satellite imagery from Landsat 8 – Enjoy the view!

Google Maps introduces HD satellite imagery from Landsat 8 – Enjoy the view!

According to Google, Landsat 8 is capable of capturing twice as many images as Landsat 7 does every day.

Incorrect depiction of map of India could lead to 7-year jail, up to Rs 100 crore fine

Incorrect depiction of map of India could lead to 7-year jail, up to Rs 100 crore fine

Those acquiring geospatial imagery of India without permission may end up paying a fine of up to Rs 100 crore besides a 7-year jail term.

 Now Google Maps lets you plan better road trips

Now Google Maps lets you plan better road trips

Users can now use Google Maps on their phones to navigate their way to a particular place while takin

Google to show Ola, Uber cabs information on Maps

Google to show Ola, Uber cabs information on Maps

Tech giant Google Wednesday said it has partnered cab hailing apps Uber and Ola to allow users in India to check if a taxi is available in the vicinity from the Google Maps app.

Google Maps to make navigation easy in Metros

Google Maps to make navigation easy in Metros

 In a bid to make navigation around big cities easy, search engine giant Google on Wednesday updated its Google Maps app that now shows a dedicated tab with information for cab services in addition to the existing driving, public transport or walking options.

Google Maps allows pit stops in navigation mode

Google Maps allows pit stops in navigation mode

The new update allows users to search for and add an extra stop to their route, without having to exit navigation mode in Google Maps

Google's 'Driving Mode' will determine your destination

Internet giant Google will soon make travel a lot easier by making its navigation software even smarter.

Facebook backup plan would keep it running on Android

Facebook backup plan would keep it running on Android

It's not known if Google was aware of this fallback before now, but it wouldn't be surprising if the search giant had at least considered the possibility.

Soon, pay bills through Twitter!

Soon, pay bills through Twitter!

Currently, users can buy directly within the social network thorough Twitter's 'Buy' button.

Top 10 most popular apps of 2015

With over 126 million monthly users, social networking giant Facebook has been voted as the most popular application of 2015.

Google-owned YouTube is the second most-used app in the US with over 97 million users.

 

‘Tis The Season! Google wishes 'happy holidays' to users with second doodle

‘Tis The Season! Google wishes 'happy holidays' to users with second doodle

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: A day before Christmas, Google has wished its users with a cool doodle on its homepage, which is the second in its “happy holidays” series.

Apple Maps now more popular than Google Maps

Apple Maps now more popular than Google Maps

Apple Maps are now used three times as much as its Google rival.

Google opens online window on toll of climate change

Google opens online window on toll of climate change

With Street View, you can get a window into some of our world`s changing ecosystems, and learn how nonprofit and other organizations are working to keep our planet healthy

Now, enjoy Google Maps without Internet in India

Now, enjoy Google Maps without Internet in India

The newly introduced offline functions in Google Maps is now available for users in India.

Google Maps guides travellers offline

Google Maps guides travellers offline

 A version crafted for Apple smartphones or tablets is coming soon, according to Google product manager Amanda Bishop.

Google announces new feature for Maps on Android

Google announces new feature for Maps on Android

The update will arrive over the next few weeks and will allow the users to view gas stops along their route.

Google launches public transport app in Delhi

Google launches public transport app in Delhi

The new app will be built into Google Maps and will help users get transit directions easily even when the connection is slow and data is difficult to access.

Is that really a crashed UFO at the South Pole?

Is that really a crashed UFO at the South Pole?

Internet sleuths may have come close to discovering an alien spaceship after a Russian UFO enthusiast shared pictures of what seems like a crashed UFO in the South Pole snow, via Google Maps.

Draw your own 360-degree view of Earth with new Google app

Google has launched a new Street View app that will not only let you navigate through the Earth with a 360-degree view but allow you to shoot your own 360-degree photos and upload directly on the app.

Google Maps will 'scold' you if keep asking 'are we there yet?'

Google Maps will 'scold' you if keep asking 'are we there yet?'

Google Maps has come up with a clever response for nagging kids who just can't stop asking "are we there yet?" during trips.