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Google Maps gets Plus Codes for easy address identification

By Staff Writer 29 May 2020

Plus Codes are simple, easy to use digital addresses derived from latitude and longitude coordinates FULL STORY >

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Google I/O 2018: Six biggest announcements

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 May 2018

Google's annual developer conference is underway, with a closer look at Android P, Google Assistant enhancements and more on show. These were the six biggest announcements. FULL STORY >

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Google Maps APIs now available for game developers

By Staff Writer 15 March 2018

Remember those carefree days of Pokémon Go? Expect more of these augmented reality games in future thanks to Google Maps. The company has announced that the Google Maps APIs are now available for game developers to help build virtual worlds. FULL STORY >

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TomTom offers developers free and easy access to their online APIs

By Press Release 7 November 2017

TomTom, a leading global provider of maps and traffic data, announces their completely revamped developer portal. Updates include enhancements to its product offerings and a pricing model geared towards small and medium sized... FULL STORY >

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Google upgrades Street View cameras for improved image quality

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 September 2017

The first significant upgrade in technology for eight years, Google improves its Street View cameras, with better image quality and enhanced machine learning in mind. FULL STORY >

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New skins and maps on the way for Overwatch

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 May 2017

Celebrating its one year anniversary tomorrow, Blizzard has a few new skins and maps in store for Overwatch. FULL STORY >

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Google is adding Street View support for 360-degree cameras

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 May 2017

The company reportedly has 20 Street View certified 360-degree cameras on the way. FULL STORY >

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Google Maps' parking spot tracker is now official on iOS and Android

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 April 2017

Now you can save the location of your parking spot on Google Maps, hopefully making finding it again a bit easier. FULL STORY >

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Gears of War 4 March update adds new maps to the action

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 March 2017

If you're looking for a new challenge on Gears of War 4, the March update has added two multiplayer maps to the mix. FULL STORY >

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Fan-favourite Lando Calrissian arriving in upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront DLC

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 April 2016

The June-slated DLC for Star Wars: Battlefront promises many things, most important of which will be Lando Calrissian. FULL STORY >

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Star Wars: Battlefront heads to Outer Rim in new gameplay trailer

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 March 2016

Landing March 22nd as an exclusive DLC for Star Wars: Battlefront, EA readies a slew of new content for its Outer Rim expansion. FULL STORY >

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South African drivers to benefit from significant enhancements made to TomTom Traffic

By Press Release 22 February 2016

TomTom has announced significant enhancements to its TomTom Traffic service. These improvements will benefit drivers using TomTom personal navigation devices (PNDs) and navigation apps, as well as customers... FULL STORY >

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DICE readying Death Star and Cloud City maps for Star Wars Battlefront

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 January 2016

With fans possibly squeezing out as much gameplay as they can from Star Wars Battlefront, DICE has detailed a slew of new DLC, including weapons, outfits and maps. FULL STORY >

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Machu Picchu now available on Street View

By Staff Writer 4 December 2015

ccording to the Google Maps blog, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, located 2400 metres above sea level, has been given the Street View treatment and is ready for exploration. FULL STORY >

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Google testing new Foodie-focused Maps feature

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 August 2015

Aiming to capitalise on the Foodie and Instagram trends, Google is reportedly testing out a food photo tagging feature for its Maps application. FULL STORY >

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