well I just heard on the radio that google maps is now showing
historical pics of what areas looked like... you can put in a time
period and it will show it in street view.
Now if they can only fix regular maps.
My home is now located in a different town according to them. This
happened a few months ago. As I type my address in a directions it
always tells me I am in the next town. If I just search on my own
address and put in the full town , it still comes up with the other town
name. Frustrating, I have reported the problem and nothing has been
I tried mapping another address and it tells me it doesn't exist.
Hmmm. I know it exists, I was just at it. It offers me other addresses
around it, but that one does not exist. I did a street view and saw the
address as I moved back and forth.
I'm realizing that google has gone off the deep end. When using the
search engine, I find them showing me commercial offerings first. I
could not get to something I was looking up after going through 20 or so
pages. I found it using another search engine. After finding the exact
words in the page, I used it in google, and it still erred on the side
of commercial offerings. I realize that their engine is geared to the
most hits, but many of these hits were not even close.. and that's the
problem, they are stretching it even though I have double quoted my
This doesn't always happen, but it happens often enough, that I think
google has run it's course for me. I was an early adopterwhen I
discovered their simple splash page.. But now, I am often frustrated by
it. They think you don't know what you are looking for and want to do it
Are any of you finding yourself in the same mindset?