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Send Maps directions in Chrome to your Android phone

In a hurry to get somewhere but need directions? Now you can send the directions to your Android phone before you even leave home or the office.

By April 23, 2015


How to blur out personal details on Google Maps

Was your window open when Google took photos for Maps street view? Check out these steps to remove the details and regain your privacy.

By April 17, 2015


Bring Google Maps back to Facebook

Hate Microsoft being involved in any part of your life? Replace Facebook's event maps with Gmaps!

July 23, 2013


A switcher's guide to Windows Phone

If you've decided to switch from an iPhone or Android and take up a new Nokia Windows Phone, you might need some help finding your feet. Here are 10 great apps to get you started.

By April 10, 2012


The 404 942: Where we're ready to believe you (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 Podcast: Modern Warfare 3 bootlegs, "casing" business interiors using Google Maps, hidden panorama mode in iOS 5, $19 for unlimited everything, and lasering your eyes from brown to blue.

By November 8, 2011


Next-gen Google Maps for Mobile previewed

Google's Maps for Mobile 5 will feature vector graphics for 3D maps, faster performance, and offline caching.

By December 6, 2010


Google Maps gets more landmarks, points of interest

Google Maps has more tiny icons to look at in the form of points of interest that now dot the screen. This only works in your browser though, not (yet) your mobile phone.

By August 5, 2009


Road Trip 2008: Geek Gestalt explores the South

CNET News.com's Daniel Terdiman visits geek-oriented sites from Houston to Orlando, with a helping of Kentucky and Tennessee in between.

June 23, 2008


Google Maps races to track the Olympic torch

Track the torch as it goes around the world.

By April 6, 2008


Google teams up with Twitter to make Super Tuesday geomap

Track the politics of Twitter with this new Google Maps mapplet.

By February 5, 2008