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Sure, Mountain View slowly infused Maps with Zagat content after acquiring the brand, but now it's revamped the outfit's mobile apps on Android and iOS, along with its website, to boot. As you'd expect, users can wield the apps and website to find venues with searches and map-based browsing, and c...

July 29th 2013 at 9:24pm 0 Comments
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In 2011 Google bought the restaurant review site Zagat. Now, with the relaunch of Zagat's app, the service is free to use without registering for the first time. The service is getting an across-the-board update from its website to its apps for iOS and Android. At the moment Zagat's relaunch only...

July 29th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Google I/O is going down today (as you have probably noticed from all of the Google updates), and one of the new products announced there is a new version of the Google Maps app, due out to the App Store later on this summer. Google says the new Maps app will include integrated information from...

May 15th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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More Zagat goodness from our friends at Google today. The restaurant guide's scores, summaries, reviews and ratings have "made their way" onto the Android version of Google Maps. Clicking Local in the "latest version of the app" brings up a list of local restaurants, searchable by category. You ca...

May 30th 2012 at 3:01pm 0 Comments
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Long before Yelp, there was Zagat -- a point-based restaurant rating guide, compiled from the best (or worst, depending) crowdsourced reviews. Today, Google has acquired the brand and plans to integrate Zagat's now expanded shopping, eating, drinking and hotel tips into both search and maps. For...

September 8th 2011 at 11:04pm 0 Comments
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Yahoo has released an iPad version of its popular iPhone Sketch-a-Search app. For those not familiar with the app, Sketch-a-Search lets users simply sketch a line around an area of the built-in Google map to find restaurants within the sketched area. The app on the iPhone is great, and it's somethi...

November 19th 2010 at 11:15am 0 Comments