by Jules Wang | March 2, 2016 10:43 PM
Ricoh might have taken the lead in the 360° camera vertical with its Theta S. Samsung sidled up to MWC with the Gear 360 with a built-in tripod holding the the device up. But for extreme portability, we ought to give the crown to the LG 360 CAM. The Google Street View team has. It has certified the 360 CAM and has given it API access on the Google Street View app to be able to upload raw images and movies straight into the app — no need to convert the file. The product is first to get the accreditation. With the 16-megapixel 360° images and 5.1 surround sound recording for spherical ...
by Stephen Schenck | October 7, 2015 12:48 PM
Yesterday we were talking about new app features that should have been obvious; at the time, that meant Google Translate picking up the ability to translate text within other Android apps on your device. Today we're looking at another update to a Google Android app, one that delivers an “of COURSE it should let you do that” moment of its own: Google's finally marrying the first-person VR view of Cardboard with the mountain of full-360-degree Photo Sphere content users have submitted to Google Maps, as Street View picks up Cardboard support. Street View users will now be able to hit a ...
by Jaime Rivera | February 4, 2015 2:26 PM
Google has not only pioneered the whole concept of bringing usable maps to the internet, but it has also succeeded in giving us a much smarter way to commute through services like Google Maps. Apple tried to do the same with its launch of iOS 6, and yes, it has continue to fail to gain consumer trust even with recent software updates and fixes. The result of all this ended up being that Google Maps made its way to the iPhone, but it seems that Apple is still interested in the maps business. San Francisco radio station KPIX recently reported that a mysterious minivan was driving around the ...
by Jaime Rivera | October 11, 2012 7:00 PM
Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google's recent enhancements to Street View at times when Apple can still not fix maps on iOS 6. Then we go through more LG E960 Nexus G photos and other Nexus disappointments. Then we cover Verizon's official launch of the Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR HD Maxx. We later move to more Verizon news with the recent leaks of a Nokia Lumia 822 and then Lumia 922 coming to Big Red soon. We end today's show by talking about Consumer Reports' latest verdict on the iPhone 5's purple haze, which according to them is normal. All this and more after the break.
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