Introducing Google Maps

Of all the cool Google features, I find Google Maps to be the absolute coolest. Not only does Google Maps compete head-to-head with other online mapping sites, such as MapQuest, Microsoft’s Live Search Maps, and Yahoo! Maps, but it offers a raft of unique and, dare I say, fun features. It’ll help you get to where you want to go, and show you a lot of neat and useful information on the way there.

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Google also offers many Google Maps services for use on your cell phone. Learn more in Chapter 35, “Using Google on Any Mobile Phone.”

Google Maps (maps.google.com) offers a ton of useful mapping services, all packed into an easy-to-use interface. Yes, you can generate maps for any given address or location, but ...

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