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Google Maps updated with 25 million new building footprints

0. phoneArena 19 Oct 2012, 06:59 posted on

Google Maps has gone berserk with updates in the last few days and weeks, and coincidental or not all those updates…

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posted on 19 Oct 2012, 07:20 11

1. MeoCao (unregistered)

What a job!

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 08:07 4

7. pokharkarsaga (Posts: 413; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)

Google maps kick Nokia Maps out of the competition as soon as possible.The only difference between both these maps is database.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:28 1

8. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

Nah, I still prefer the typography in Nokia's maps. Makes it look a lot cleaner.
Nokia maps looks better, Google maps is better (as a map).

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 07:32 8

2. android_hitman (unregistered)

and apple maps is crawling ...

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 08:01 8

6. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)

Why Apple in each and every article?
Huh..PA is getting full of haters.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 07:33 9

3. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)

Wow. Maps for Chicago looks a lot better. Good job Google!

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 07:45 3

4. nofear (Posts: 151; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)

Good work Google!

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 07:49 4

5. JunkCreek (Posts: 407; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

just like in game gta/driver maps. great for free distributed service. we paid almost nothing and get this great of sevice. i really do honor google for this kind of service.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 20:13

9. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

Exactly. Free GPS, turn by turn navigation is one of the reasons why I chose Android over the iPhone in 2010. Was close to getting an iPhone too. I am satisfied with my decision....and it all started with me getting the Droid 1.

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 22:21

10. weedl (Posts: 50; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)

i wish google map have more view with 10 m above the ground cause in my city the view stiil max 20 m above the ground while bing maps come with max 10 m above the ground but the advantage on google map it's used by wikimap so i can mark a building or road that's seem not marking in gmap or bing maps ...but i'm gratefull thank's for the service..

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 22:55

11. JunkCreek (Posts: 407; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


what would you expect for getting free map service on a free os distributed. WE PAID ALMOST NOTING BUT THE ADS! so it is already more than expected service. but, i wonder, why did my small home town get luckily 100m detailed! Just try search Magetan Jawa Timur Indonesia on gmaps.

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