New High Resolution Aerial, Satellite 45 Degree Imagery Released; 'Google Maps Coordinate' Announced at Geo for Good

Update 10/01: In yet another improvement to Gmail's search technology, Google now let you search "inside attachments." Until recently, Gmail could only index content of a text file or an HTML file, but wan't able to index PDF files, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations and other file attachment formats. Now, with Google finally adding support for […]

Update 10/01: In yet another improvement to Gmail's search technology, Google now let you search "inside attachments."

Until recently, Gmail could only index content of a text file or an HTML file, but wan't able to index PDF files, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations and other file attachment formats. Now, with Google finally adding support for searching inside attachments--you can easily search for .pdf files, .doc documents, .ppt presentations and it works well.

To find messages that has an attachment(s), enter "has:attachment" followed by some keywords to your query. And, to restrict your search to a particular file format --say you want to search only PDF files, just enter has:attachment filename:pdf.

Gmail adds search inside attachment feature

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Google this week also hosted the "Geo for Good User" at its Mountain View headquarters.

"85 nonprofit organizations attended this week's Summit -- old partners and new -- spanning the globe from the Galapagos to the Appalachian Mountains of the United States to the forests of Sumatra, and working on a range of issues such as conservation, humanitarian relief and cultural preservation," Google's Brian McClendon, VP Google Maps and Google Earth, wrote.

"They received hands-on training of all the new mapping tools that Google makes available to users around the world, including Google Maps Engine, Google Earth Engine and Google Earth Enterprise Portable Solution," McClendon said.

Google Maps Coordinate, latest addition to Google Earth Outreach Grants program -is a workforce management tool that allows organizations to quickly and easily assign jobs to field workers, improving operational efficiency and communication.

"We're looking forward to helping non-profits use Google Maps Coordinate to do things like deploy urban forestry teams, urban car-sharing services, or mobile health workers to conduct surveys in villages," Google Earth Outreach's Raleigh Seamster posted.

Eligible non-profits in the U.S., U.K. and Canada can apply for a Google Maps Coordinate grant here.

Google Maps Coordinate Grants

Google also released a refreshed to its high resolution aerial and satellite imagery for many places around the world, with new 45 degree imagery added as well.

New 45° imagery now available for 51 cities in Google Maps "for 37 U.S. and 14 international locations."

In addition, the new high resolution aerial and satellite imagery in Google Maps and Earth has now been updated for 17 cities and 112 countries/regions.

Here is the full list of places with new or updated imagery.

Finally, Gmail for iOS update now supports the iPhone 5's elongated 4-inch display. Now, instead of seeing black bars at the top and bottom of the app, iPhone 5 users will now be able to see a bit more of their inboxes on their phones now.

You can get the updated verrsion: 1.3.1415 from iTunes App Store.

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