#38 – Google Insta-Maps


In this week’s episode of AppCorner we chat about the new and highly awaited arrival of Google Maps for iPhone. We also discuss Twitter adding photo filters to their iPhone app and Instagram’s iOS update. Of course, we also recommend our picks (or deletions) for app of the week!

AppCorner is hosted by the team at Raizlabs. This week’s regular podcast crew included Greg Raiz (@graiz), Dave Counts (@davecounts), Jonathan Green (@gildedsplinter) and Michelle Buchman (@tres_michelle).

Apps and other cool things discussed in this weeks podcast include:

  • Google Maps – Navigate your world with Google Maps, now available for iPhone. Get comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps with built-in Google local search, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, public transit directions, Street View and more. Use Google Maps to discover great places to eat, drink, shop and play, with ratings and reviews from people you trust. Sign in to save your favorite places and quickly access all your past searches and directions from your computer, right on your phone.
  • TaskRabbit – From grocery shopping and house cleaning, laundry and lunch delivery, your To-Do List is no match for our friendly, background-checked TaskRabbits. Outsource almost any errand to our trusted marketplace to increase your everyday productivity and get more done. TaskRabbit is available for in-person Tasks in San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, Orange County, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Austin, and San Antonio. Plus, you can post remote Tasks from anywhere.
  • GroupMe – GroupMe is the best way to chat with everyone you know. It’s free, whether you’re talking to a group of friends, or texting with one person. Best of all, it works on nearly every phone, with a smartphone app or via SMS. With GroupMe, it’s easy to reach anyone, anytime, anywhere.
  • Snapseed -Snapseed is the only photo app you’ll want to use every day. It makes any photograph extraordinary with a fun, high-quality photo experience right at your fingertips. Anyone can enhance, transform, and share their photos with ease using incredibly advanced features from the leader in digital photography software. Built-in Google+ capabilities make it even more powerful to share your images with your friends and family.
  • Interlocked – Do you know those puzzles consisting of a few wooden blocks that are impossible take apart? Then you know Interlocked. Each level, you’re given a unique and beautiful 3D puzzle consisting of blocks that hold each other together. Take it apart and you’ll feel ten times as smart.


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