Posts Tagged ‘WWDC’

Google New 3D Maps Unveiled, Coming to iOS and Android Devices

Written by Gradly on . Posted in 3D, Android, Apple, blog, google, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, News, Tech.

Google New 3D Maps Unveiled, Coming to iOS and Android

Google New 3D Maps Unveiled, Coming to iOS and Android

During its “next dimension” press conference, Google unveiled their plans for its Google Maps service. With a brand new 3D mapping feature for Google Earth, captured by special airplanes equipped with Street View-like 3D cameras, the services will be coming to both Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks.

Watch the full event below:

The tentpole of today’s keynote probably the new offline mapping capabilities, where journeys can be planned and locations can be found regardless of whether you’re connected to the internet or not. Its enough to download the map of the desired location before you go and later you can use different features while offline. Awesome.

The announcement comes a week ahead of Apple’s WWDC in which its highly rumored the company will debut its own 3D maps service at its using from C3 Technologies.

Image via engadget

Google to Hold Maps Event Ahead of Apple’s WWDC

Written by Gradly on . Posted in 3D, Apple, blog, google, News, Rumors, Tech.

Google to Hold Maps Event Ahead of Apple's WWDC

Google to Hold Maps Event Ahead of Apple's WWDC

It makes sense for the timing Google has chosen to unveil what they have up their sleeves in terms of maps industry. Google will hold an invite-only event, on June 6th, to give the press their latest maps technologies.

At this invitation-only press gathering, Brian McClendon, VP of Google Maps and Google Earth, will give you a behind-the-scenes look at Google Maps and share our vision. We’ll also demo some of the newest technology and provide a sneak peek at upcoming features that will help people get where they want to go – both physically and virtually. We hope to see you there.

The event takes place ahead of Apple’s WWDC, which to be held June 11th, in which Apple highly expected to reveal their propietary Maps solution along with 3D technology ditching the long-in-use Google Maps since the original 2007 iPhone.

Google’s invitation touted the words”The Next Dimension of Google Maps” seems to point directly to the 3D feature expected to play a major part in Apple’s upcoming Maps service after the company purchased C3 Technologies, a Swedish 3D mapping company in 2010.

The Next-gen iPhone 5 Leaked, Metal Back, Mini Dock and Taller Screen

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Gadgets, iPhone, News, Rumors

The Next-gen iPhone 5 Leaked, Metal Back, Mini Dock and Taller Screen

The Next-gen iPhone 5 Leaked, Metal Back, Mini Dock and Taller Screen

The next-generation iPhone, The new iPhone, iPhone 5, is like a wild fire now as it seems the today’s leaked images of the upcoming device are genuine and confirm the much rumored specifications we talked about before. The black and white color is a trim as seen from the images and the back case is made of metal which could sport a unibody new case model after all.

The leaked images also confirm the smaller dock connecter. the earphone jack has been moved to the bottom corner, the speaker and mic. are also got redesigned

The Next-gen iPhone 5 Leaked, Metal Back, Mini Dock and Taller Screen

The Next-gen iPhone 5 Leaked, Metal Back, Mini Dock and Taller Screen

The new iPhone would sport a taller screen with the same width probably 1136 x 640 pixles at 4″ screen.

The new iPhone 5 is expected to launch alongside iOS 6 this fall. Beta version of iOS 6 is also expected to be unveiled in this year’s WWDC.

Apple to Unveil Ultra-thin 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and USB 3

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Cloud, News, OS X, Rumors

Ultra-thin15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and USB 3

Ultra-thin15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and USB 3

Apple is currently prepping to unveil a new 15-inch MacBook Pro. The new MacBook Pro is said to have an ultra-thin design, a Retina Display (probably 2880 X 1800), and USB 3 (~ 10 times USB 2). Bloomberg reports that Apple will announce the new MacBook Pro at this year’s WWDC, which is set to begin June 11th.

This year WWDC would be super hit as Apple will announce the release date for Mountain Lion, which brings many features from iOS, like a Notification Center, iCloud integration, Messages.

Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion

Along side the new MacBook and Mountain Lion, Apple is expected to unveil iOS 6 with a new and revamped proprietary maps app featuring 3D technology which could be the tentpole of this year keynote.

According to a report from WSJ, Apple is expected to unveil an upgraded iCloud service at WWDC with new photo-sharing capabilities for sharing and commenting on sets of photos:

The new features, expected to be announced at Apple’s world-wide developer conference beginning June 11, will allow iCloud users to share sets of photos with other iCloud users and to comment on them, these people said… Apple is trying to better compete in the red-hot market for photo sharing, dominated by fast-growing online services such as Facebook Inc. and mobile apps like Instagram—which Facebook has agreed to acquire for $1 billion.

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