Do you miss street view? It is still available. Instructions inside

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by Dieseldave24v, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Dieseldave24v macrumors newbie

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    In my opinion the best thing about google maps was street view. I was upset when I upgraded to iOS 6 last night that the street view capability was gone. I almost felt cheated!

    Here is the fix....

    Go to the App Store and install the free app called (live street view). This is basically a portal that puts you into google maps street view.

    I am once again happy with iOS 6!
     
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  3. dmelgar macrumors 68000

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    App doesn't do much. Better off going to google maps in safari.
     
  4. Dieseldave24v thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Google maps from safari does not offer street view. This app ONLY provides you with googles street view capabilities.
     
  5. ncaissie macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks dude.

    Edit:

    By the way I love the new app store. Only problem I still have is no zoom on the screen shots. Come on Apple!
     
  6. Yojimbo007 macrumors 6502

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    U can still have street view

    I dont know how extensive the data base is... But so far it looks great.

    Apple should buy them and incorporate them directly into maps!


    Got this from another thread that is closed now for some reason
    Thanx for the referance


    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/live...493861593?mt=8
     
  7. dmelgar macrumors 68000

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    Sounds like promotional spam. App isn't good. Can do better at the website.
     
  8. Dieseldave24v thread starter macrumors newbie

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  10. Yojimbo007 macrumors 6502

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    Oops .. Did not notice.. It is still a google engine...
    So apple wont really use it directly in maps..
     
  11. Dieseldave24v thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Understood. Thanks
     
  12. JesalTV Guest

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    I only ever use Street View about once a year, and never on my iPhone.

    What do people use it for?
     
  13. Hephaestus macrumors 6502

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    Agreed.
     
  14. m00min macrumors 6502

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    I use street view for checking out clients offices. Do they have parking? Is it an office block? Which side of the road are they on? Stuff that isn't available on the standard top down map view.
     
  15. Zerozal macrumors 6502

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    I use it all the time when traveling--mostly to get a preview of what client's offices and buildings look like, the neighborhood, outside of my hotel etc, so that when I get there I have a much faster orientation of the surroundings.

    Before I went to Berlin earlier this year, I did a virtual "walk" from my hotel , up to the Brandenburg Gate, down Under den Linden, to the TV tower, to the East Side Gallery, then back through the city to the hotel. It's immensely helpful for trip planning.
     
  16. redman042 macrumors 68020

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    This app pulls street view from Google's servers. It's the same images. I know this because the shot in front of my house shows my neighbors standing in the street exactly the same in Google and in this app.

    So no, Apple can't buy them and get the data. And I'm not even sure this app has a license to show this data. But it's a nice stop-gap for now.
     
  17. JesalTV Guest

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    That's a great idea.

    I should really start using Street View more often! (Well, on a computer now).
     
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  19. Kukulcan macrumors 6502

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    *lol* yeah obviously there is no way for another company to just pull the whole streetview database out of their sleeves.

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    Yeah that's what I do sometimes...on my PC

    Like probably 90-99% of all people I didn't even knew it was available in Google Maps.
     

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