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Category: Google Maps

360 Images

  Hey gang, 360 images, panoramic or otherwise are just the start of a new means of visual communication. I like to use the example of when everyone looked to the future of virtual reality years ago and at the

Urban Boatbuilders, find them again.

An update for Urban Boatbuilders, they moved! When I first encountered Urban Boatbuilders, it was a fluke. I had rounded a corner and pulled over for some unrelated purpose when I spotted a doorway leading into what looked like a

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When decisions matter, we ask our friends, immediate family, or look to the nuclear family for ideas. We want input. We want reviews. Reviews matter more now then ever in a increasingly flatter world, driven by social media, and the

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Uber and Opentable join Google Maps

The cab service Uber, and restaurant review/reservation service Opentable, are now integrated with the Google Maps App on mobile devices. That’s right, find a place to eat after searching local suggestions, reading a few reviews, make a restaurant reservation, and

New Year—New Changes

So we all get a bit emotional, hopeful, even giddy at times during this time of year with the New Year approaching. We see the end of the year as one door closing, and another door opening. Maybe see that

Google buys Waze

One Map App Joins Another. Google buys Waze, this week for 1.03 Billion. That’s no small change right?, but actually it is. Waze, if you are not familiar, is a crowd sourced map app. It allows users to create up-to-date

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The “New” Google Maps

Lots of Changes Happenin’ for a New Google Maps. Every year as the nice weather rolls in, Google has it’s new releases showcased on their yearly conference. This time called I/O. Not that Google only does new things once a

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