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  • Google Launches New Google Street View App for iOS


    On Thursday, Google has released another application for the iOS platform to join its many other application offerings in the iOS App Store. Dubbed Google Street View, users can use this application to view places in the popular street view that Google is known for, and can even create their own panoramic images of locations that can be shared with the community.

    Google Street View lets you explore places all around the world with a special experience that lets you walk around town without actually leaving your couch. The application includes built-in photo sphere support, letting users snap their own photographs of locations that they can share.

    Features in the new application, as noted by the App Store, include the following:

    Quote Originally Posted by App Store
    Content galleries:
    • Browse Google’s most popular special collections
    • Explore all of Street View (including contributions from others)
    • Review your public profile of published photo spheres
    • Manage your private photo spheres

    Creating and sharing photo spheres:
    • Use your phone’s camera (no camera accessories required)
    • Connect to a spherical camera to capture in one tap
    • Share to Google Maps as immersive photo spheres
    • Share privately as flat photos
    Google notes that creating 360º photographs can be done with your smartphone or with the use of a special one-shot spherical camera, such as the Ricoh Theta S.

    Google's Street View application for iPhone can be downloaded for free from this App Store link.

    Source: App Store
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Google Launches New Google Street View App for iOS started by Anthony Bouchard View original post
    Comments 4 Comments
    1. Ambi_Valence's Avatar
      Ambi_Valence -
      Works brilliantly, but WTH is it a separate app?
    1. Anthony Bouchard's Avatar
      Anthony Bouchard -
      Quote Originally Posted by Ambi_Valence View Post
      Works brilliantly, but WTH is it a separate app?
      Because that's what application developers are doing nowadays. It makes troubleshooting bugs easier and puts specific focuses on specific applications so individual teams can work on each one. It's faster and more efficient for the companies involved.
    1. Ambi_Valence's Avatar
      Ambi_Valence -
      From a consumer point of view it’s really annoying. I think at one time I had three or four Apps from Tesco all with overlapping functionality.
      They have been forced into it because of Apples policies I guess. With normal software, get a bug in an app, just download and install an older version. But with the crApp Store…….
    1. MCD4x4's Avatar
      MCD4x4 -
      Didn't like it, deleted