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Posts Tagged ‘Google maps’

Google Maps Finally Ready to Tell You "What’s Here" for Any Point on a Map… Almost

June 20th, 2009 No comments

On the Lat Long Blog, Google has announced a new Maps feature in the right-click menu for any point on a map.

Now, when a user clicks on "What’s here?" Google will return as specific a result as possible, be that an address, a "natural entity," or a place name. When combined with the "At this address" feature, "What’s here?" can even be used to return a full list of businesses located at a given address. Hypothetically, that is. The list of conditions for this feature functioning as laid out in the announcement seems to be a bit long and convoluted.

To read the compete post go to http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/google_maps_finally_ready_to_tell_you_whats_here_f.php


Written by Jolie O’Dell / June 19, 2009 5:51 PM

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