Google Maps: Malaysia High-Res Satellite imagery updates

The recent underwater panoramic images update is not over yet, now Google enhanced their Maps with New 45° imagery and New high resolution aerial and satellite imagery. And it is now automatically available on for all web based and Android Google Maps.

The good thing is, Malaysia is one of the country that gets new high resolution satellite updates. The satellite image comes with more details which will help on locate or navigate on the area.

Below is the full list of places with new or updated imagery as mentioned in official announcement:

Cities with new high resolution 45° imagery:
United States: Ames, IA; Anderson, IN; Billings, MT; Bloomington, IL; Carmel Valley, CA; Cedar Rapids, IA; Coeur d’Alene, ID; Corvallis, OR; Danville, IL; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Dubuque, IA; Elizabethtown, KY; Enid, OK; Florence, SC; Grand Forks, ND; Great Falls, MT; Gulfport, MS; Hartford, CT; Kankakee, IL; Kenosha, WI; Lafayette, IN; Lancaster, CA; Lansing, MI; Lewiston, ID; Los Banos, CA; Madison, WI; Medford, OR; Michigan City, IN; Olympia, WA; Pocatello, ID; Sheboygan, WI; Sioux City, IA; Sioux Falls, SD; South Bend, IN; Terre Haute, IN; Utica, NY.

International: Angers, France; Clermont-Ferrand, France; Coimbra, Portugal; Dijon, France; Grenoble, France; Livorno, Italy; Lyon, France; Newcastle, United Kingdom; Oberhausen, Germany; Palermo, Italy; Pisa, Italy; Toulouse, France; Troyes, France; Winnipeg, Canada.

Areas with new high resolution aerial updates:
Florence OR, Kellogg ID, Casper WY, North Platte NE, Concordia KS, Alva OK, Austin TX, Nevada MO, Chilicothe MO, Toulouse FR, Clermont-Ferrand FR, Angers FR, Nantes FR, Troyes FR, Lille FR, Thun CH, Lucca IT

Areas new high resolution satellite updates:
Canada, United States, Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Antarctica, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Central African Republic, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Benin, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Mali, The Gambia, Senegal, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Turkey, Iran, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Poland, Lithuania, Finland, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzebekistan, Turkmenistan, China, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, The Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand

Nuffnangx: blogs feeds + social application

Malaysia based Nuffnang Sdn Bhd – a blog-advertising community launched a new web and mobile app that called Nuffnangx. Basically, it is a blogs/bloggers centric feeds+social application, for more detail, read here: “WHAT NUFFNANGX CAN ACTUALLY DO“.

Links to use or download the application as below,

For bloggers that want to take control of blogs appearance in nuffnang, heads to here: “Claim your blog

Google: “Field Trip” App for Android

Google launched a new application named “Field Trip“, stated “Field Trip is your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you. Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. When you get close to something interesting, it pops up a card with details about the location.”

Overall, it is a internet connected guidebook with automated information pop-up when you passed y a specific place, which is useful while travelling. However, the application and services is not available for most of the countries include Malaysia. Thanks to XDA member kbkang for sharing the extracted Field Trip .apk in this post, we can get a taste of it although no related information seen on my phone yet.

Download links as below:

Google Play Store: Field Trip
DropBox #1: com.nianticproject.scout-1.apk
DropBox #2: com.nianticproject.scout-1.apk

Rovio: Bad Piggies HD for Android

It’s time for Angry Birds enemy, the egg-stealing tricky Bad Piggies to take the stage now, with Rovio new released game titled “Bad Piggies HD“! Available now on iOS, Android, Mac and coming soon to Windows Phone, Windows 8 and PC.

The game play is a little different compare to the famous Angry Birds’s aiming and shooting experience, players need to build/create the ultimate flying/driving/crawling machine from few basic pieces and steer them safely to their destination.

The piggies game is now available to download and free for Android devices on Google Play, with the size of 34.15MB.