Just two months after giving us a peek at its new Google Maps Web interface, Google has opened up the service to all.
Formerly available on an invitation-only basis, the revamped desktop interface was made available to all Internet users on Tuesday. Google offered a preview of the completely overhauled service at the I/O 2013 developers conference in May.
The update, which is available at the Google Maps information page, sports a new look based on the Google Now-inspired "cards" aesthetic.
The update uses vector data instead of graphical tiles, allowing maps to load faster, even when … Read more