Google gone???

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Re: Google gone???

Postby chickenofeathers » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:50 pm

It's gone for me, too. It's just awful. Already I'm having trouble finding addresses that were easy to find before with the Google option (which used to be the third option in search after Waze and Yelp). I am very disappointed in Waze. It used to be my favorite Navigation app, but with Google disappearing as a search option, I can see I am going to have to start using other apps or go back to printing out a hard copy of the Google Map prior to leaving the house.
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Re: Google gone???

Postby CBenson » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:27 pm

No Google here.
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Re: Google gone???

Postby CBenson » Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:48 pm

Great translation. I think I'll have to nominate you for localization expert on the solicitation form for experts and coordinators.
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Re: Google gone???

Postby cameraguy » Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:33 am

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:The official word is "[Google] deprecated their API. It was returning a lot of error results so we had to remove it."

My interpretation: "Google notified everyone that their API was changing, just like foursquare did a year or so ago, but we didn't pay much attention and didn't get our code updated to deal with the new API requirements, so it broke, so we had to remove it."


Thanks! Let's hope they fix it and return Google to Waze. I hope it's not because Bing paid Waze to get rid of Google.
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Google gone???

Postby cameraguy » Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:38 pm

I don't know if I need to re-install my Waze or did they got rid of Google on Waze?

On my recent trip, I try to enter an intersection. I know Waze, you can't enter an intersection as a destination but you can on Google on Waze. Than I realized Google is gone! :o

Also when i try to look for a close gas station, it try to send me to a gas station few miles away when there's one less than a mile away. I think it's because Google is gone on Waze and relying on database on Waze.

So if Google is really is gone from Waze, I am going to guess it's because Bing is paying Waze to get rid of Google. If that's true, that's sad because I think Google can help Waze alot. I always hoping Google will end up buying out Waze to make it the best.

If they going to do that, they should at least improve their database and let us enter intersection as a destination.
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Re: Google gone???

Postby BlazeTool » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:10 am

Grumble +1

Google gone, contacts search broken on iOS 5, and pop-up ads when stopped that obscure the road. Definitely making me think about which app I want to use.
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Re: Google gone???

Postby beej666 » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:54 pm

I assumed everyone noticed that Google search started working again in the US not too long ago? Amen!
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Re: Google gone???

Postby beej666 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:21 pm

DonRadlauer wrote:Looks like it's back, at least here in Israel.


fantastic news! thanks for letting us know :) it makes sense that they'd test it in Israel first before rolling it out to a wider audience. i don't see it, yet, here in the USA, but this is heartening! :D
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Re: Google gone???

Postby beej666 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:02 pm

here's the tweet:
https://twitter.com/waze/status/297411715308593152

boo! :( i want google search back!
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Re: Google gone???

Postby beej666 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:41 pm

AlanOfTheBerg wrote:The official word is "[Google] deprecated their API. It was returning a lot of error results so we had to remove it."


Source? Thanks!
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