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We knew that Amazon was ditching Google Maps for its Kindle Fire tablets, but now it’s official: Amazon announced today that it’s Amazon Maps API is now in beta and ready for developers to migrate from the Google Maps API on Android. The two core features of Amazon’s maps are Interactive Maps--so users can pan, zoom, display the user’s location as well as toggle between different map views--and Custom Overlays that show businesses, points of interest, and so on. In other words, this is all typical fare for what we’ve come to expect from a maps application. We’re... Read more...
We don’t cover fashion here very often--OK, never--but sometimes when the tech world crosses over into other industries in interesting ways, it’s certainly worth noting. In this case, it’s the fashion world, where Google Glass spectacles were featured heavily in Diane von Furstenberg’s debut of her “Palazzo” spring 2013 collection. (Now there’s a sentence we never thought we’d write.) It’s actually not all that surprising that Google’s wearable computer glasses could be considered tech chic; they look futuristic (which they should, because... Read more...
It looks like cloud gaming service OnLive was holding back on us, waiting for the E3 show to unleash some tasty new features and games. New games coming to the service include Aliens: Colonial Marines, The Cave, Darksiders II, Hell Yeah!, Hitman: Absolution, Inversion, London 2012 – The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games, Metro: Last Light, Ravaged, Saints Row: The Third: Enter the Dominatrix, Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings, and South Park: The Stick of Truth. But the games are just the tip of the iceberg. OnLive is also demoing games on Google TV-packing LG G2 Smart TVs.... Read more...