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Grab taps HERE Technologies’ 3D maps for better accuracy

If you’re a Grab user, then you can expect more accurate fare estimations, ETAs, and trip routing from now on, thanks to its partnership with HERE Technologies, a global map data and locations service provider.   HERE Technologies aim to create the most up-to-date three-dimensional representation of the real world in the virtual one, with a fleet of…

Google Maps Goes Under The Sea

  Google Maps is quite a hot topic lately, mostly due to the fact that the application isn’t available on iOS 6 as yet. And now, perhaps to remind Apple on what they’re missing out, Google has introduced their new underwater Street View collection.   Not that there are underwater…

Google next generation 3D maps

3D generation is coming on Google Map. After months of rumours it was revealed that Apple will indeed move away from its Google-powered 2D map system in the upcoming iOS 6 update, in favour of a home-grown solution. It seems appropriate that Google would pre-empty that announcement to unveil its…

Cube – A game about Google Map

Cube is a very neat idea from Google – a game to raise awareness of, and educate you about, Google Maps. tech.david-cheong.com Cube runs in your browser which is HTML 5 competible version (ideally Google Chrome). You play it by completing levels that set you navigational challenges in various cities…

Wikimapia – describe the whole planet Earth in your browser

Wikimapia is a useful web 2.0 portal which their main idea is to “describe the whole planet Earth”. Wikimapia was created by founder Alexandre Koriakine and Evgeniy Saveliev inspired by Google Maps and Wikipedia. This is a very good idea for all the Internet user especially for those who are…