Google Maps Gets Biggest Street View Update Ever

Posted October 11, 2012 at 2:59pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 16597 views

Google has announced the biggest Street View update ever for Google Maps.

Today we're making our Street View coverage more comprehensive than ever before by launching our biggest ever update--doubling our number of special collections and updating over 250,000 miles of roads around the world. We're increasing Street View coverage in Macau, Singapore, Sweden, the U.S., Thailand, Taiwan, Italy, Great Britain, Denmark, Norway and Canada. And we're launching special collections in South Africa, Japan, Spain, France, Brazil and Mexico, among others.

Google recently updated its web app for iOS to offer Street View. A native iOS app is said to be months away.

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Vanessa - October 19, 2012 at 12:31pm
So great and powerful!
ILikeapplebut - October 12, 2012 at 6:01pm
Isn't the battery draining more when using apple maps?😧
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Walt - October 11, 2012 at 6:01pm
Competition works. Without Apples new Maps, Google would have not necessarily improved maps at least for iOS users....super, consumers win.
Awayze - October 11, 2012 at 4:16pm
Tim Cook is a douche, we need proper Google Maps, not shitty iPhone Maps app and not webview but a proper app.
whatev - October 12, 2012 at 1:02am
Meh. Apple map app isn't as bad as people are bitching about. Works fine. They'll come out with some big updates in the next couple months I'm sure. It's their first stab and they did a good job. I wish they hadn't focused so damn much on the connecter. A chip to make it hard to copy? Really man? That info didn't come out until a bit after the official release. THey should have included 1 adapter in this first iteration. The google webapp is fine. Much ado about very little
Fred - October 11, 2012 at 3:11pm
Awesome! Can't wait to see what will show up here: http://www.streetviewfunny.com
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