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[_] New Gmaps

Steve Kirtley steve.kirtley at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 10:00:34 BST 2013

+1 I've had access to it in beta for a couple of months and every time I
logged out of Google and reverted to the live maps version (old one now) it
was painfully slow.

It's super snappy here on OSX 10.8 using Chrome. Especially for things that
used to crawl like moving around in streetview.


On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 9:29 AM, Tim Wintle <timwintle at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2013-07-21 at 22:30 +0200, Fraser Stephens wrote:
> > Too slow,
>
> I'm amazed by that people think it's slower than the previous version.
>
> What OS/Browser are people using?
>
> On an empty cache it takes about 4 seconds to load the overall initial
> page for me. To search for somewhere entirely out of my local cache it
> takes under 1 second to fully render (e.g. searching for New York City).
>
> Navigating around the map has "seemed" instantaneous for me - obviously
> it's still loading extra roads and rendering them for a few seconds, but
> I only notice that when I am explicitly looking for it.
>
>
>
> >  and the variable-sized box on the left forever blocking what I
> > wanted to see... switched back to the old version. Wish Google's Picasa
> > would also remember that I prefer the old view of my photos too, for
> pretty
> > much the same reasons.
> >
> >
> > On 19 July 2013 18:16, Rob Jonson <rob at hobbyistsoftware.com> wrote:
> >
> > > > I'm finding it very confusing that the motorways are no longer blue
> as
> > > per
> > > > British convention.  Much harder to quickly pinpoint an area.
> > > >
> > > > Rich
> > > >
> > >
> > > and where is the 'centre on my current location' button?
> > >
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