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Sygic vs Google Maps – Which One is Better for Thailand?

Even though a smartphone is an ever-present GPS gadget just waiting for your beck and call, its guidance is only as good as the navigation application you have installed. There are uncountable mapping apps, both paid and free to choose from. These mapping applications can not only show you nearby points of interest but also guide you to different locations, track your location in real-time, and even keep you updated about traffic in some cities. This “Sygic vs Google Maps” expert comparison article will disclose to you which navigation app is better for Thailand.

Sygic vs Google Maps – Which One is Better for Thailand?

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Imagery Update For Google Earth and Maps

Google Earth and Maps updates!

The Google Earth and Maps team has just finished pushing out yet another imagery update. The first updated of a number of cities was back on May 26th.

High Resolution Aerial Updates:
USA: Nashville, Memphis, Charlotte, Puget Sound Area, Los Angeles, Ft Myers, Roswell NM, Winona MN
The Netherlands: Hoorn, Wijdemermen, Leidschendam, Wassenaar, Olst, Overbetuwe, Sint Hubert, The Hague, Lopik, Houten, Hilversum, Purmerend, Elburg, Enkhizen, Assen, Groningen
South Africa: Soccer City in Johannesburg
New Zealand: Kapiti Coast

Countries receiving High Resolution Satellite Updates:
Algeria, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iceland, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, The Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam

For a complete picture of where we updated imagery, download this KML (http://mw1.google.com/mw-earth-vectordb/Imagery_Updates/imagery_updates.kml) for viewing in Google Earth.

In addition to those updates, Google also added imagery of the flooding that occurred in Nashville to Google Earth’s Historical Imagery database. You can access the new Nashville flood imagery by simply opening Google Earth and clicking on the clock icon in the top toolbar.

Source: Google Blog