Internet Glossary

Google My Maps

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My Maps is a new feature of Google Maps that lets you create and share personalised, annotated maps. Features include ability to add descriptive text, including rich text and HTML, embedding photos and videos in your map, ability to share your map with others and viewing your map in Google Earth.

Google Gears

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Gears is an open source project that enables more powerful web applications, by adding new features to your web browser such as: letting web applications interact naturally with your desktop, storing data locally in a fully-searchable database and running JavaScript in the background to improve performance.