Google Maps

Google MapsOn Wednesday at Google I/O, Google unveiled a new version of the desktop version of Google Maps. The Maps update brings a host of interface improvements, unification of its imagery and services, plus more personalized results. The new version of Google Maps is heavily customized for every user, with knowledge about a user contributing to discovery of new places using the same data as Google Now. Among the new features being announced is that the new service collates imagery from Google Earth, Google’s Street View and special projects including its space and underwater imaging. Instead of having to bounce around between products, you’ll now be able to get all of that in one place. Some of those new views will be augmented via WebGL — the tech behind Google Earth — to produce more interactive and detailed images.

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