In a piece detailing Apple’s troubles with its new Maps app, The New York Times’ David Pogue outs that Google is bringing Street View to its mobile web app. The sharp eyes of Christian Zibreg at iDownloadblog picked this detail out of the article. The revelation comes in a passage about Google’s mobile app, which is still available to users of the iPhone: “You can still use Google’s maps — on the Web. Visit maps.google.com and accept the offer to create a Home-screen icon for you. You won’t get spoken directions, but you’ll get written directions, public transportation details, live traffic reports and, of course, Google’s far superior maps and data.” Read the full story at The Next Web.
Google says its mobile Maps web app to get Street View in two weeks
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).