You have to admit, Google does an amazing job with Google Maps. How Mapquest is still is business is beyond me. Did you know they also now have Streetview? Google has been and continues to be the leader in online maps and directions. This week, the search engine rolled out some interesting features across it’s maps.
About a month ago, Google gave Map-goes an option to enable a few beta features. Amoung those that make the list, a click and zoom tool which allows you to zoom into a certain area by creating a simple box with your mouse. The feature it great esspecially if you want to zoom into a certain area faster. Another feature Google released is known as Aerial Imagery. It gives you “rotatable, high-resolution overhead” images. The downpart to this, is that it’s only avaliable in certain areas, but the good news is that the search engine giant plans on explaning that in the near future. (more…)