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Google Street View now lets you travel up to 7 years back in time

Google Street View now lets you travel up to 7 years back in time

By 23 April 2014

Google Street View has added a new feature that lets you rewind time and reminisce, sans the DeLorean. Street View, the 7-year-old Google service within Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from streets around the globe, has compiled... >>

Google adds Street View to Google Earth for mobile, new satellite imagery to Earth and Maps

Google adds Street View to Google Earth for mobile, new satellite imagery to Earth and Maps

By 26 June 2013

Google Earth for Android or iOS now features a new user-interface and Street View imagery, enabling explorers to virtually browse the Earth from street-level straight from their handsets. The updated app brings a new streamlined interface, where a tap... >>

Google Maps event promises next dimension of mapping, but is Apple invited?

Google Maps event promises next dimension of mapping, but is Apple invited?

By 1 June 2012

Google is to unveil the "next dimension" of Google Maps on Wednesday, 6 June, just days ahead of Apple's WWDC conference where it is widely expected it will announce that it's dropping Google Maps from the iPhone and iPad. According to the US journalists... >>

Best new iPad apps to show off the Retina Display

Best new iPad apps to show off the Retina Display

By 14 March 2012

So you've just ordered the new iPad, and now you need to fill it with lovely iPad apps to take advantage of that retina display it has. But with thousands of apps available just for the iPad what are the best ones to get and are there any that take advantage... >>

Best Android navigation apps

Best Android navigation apps

By 23 January 2012

One of the best things to come out of the smartphone revolution was that we got to throw away all those bits of paper in our pockets along with the 10 minutes before we left home of poring over maps trying to work out where we were going to go. GPS-enabled... >>

Google to map Amazon rainforest in 3D

Google to map Amazon rainforest in 3D

By 25 October 2011

For some time now we've all had the benefits of the controversial Google Streetview, giving us instant access to streets all over the world. And now Google has announced that it will be mapping the Amazon hamlet of Tumbira to hopefully educate as well... >>

Google Earth no help in speeding fine case

Google Earth no help in speeding fine case

By 19 September 2011

A University of Sheffield lecturer has failed to dodge a speeding fine after courts showed his theory that Google Earth was more accurate than speed cameras to be false.  Dr Tennore Ramesh was found to be travelling at 41mph in a 30mph area but denied... >>

Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover

Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover

By 6 May 2011

Google has released a version of Google Earth for Android devices "to take full advantage of the large screens and powerful processors that this exciting new breed of tablets had to offer". The update brings support for 3D building renderings, a "fly... >>

Google satellite imagery displays the devastation in Japan

Google satellite imagery displays the devastation in Japan

By 31 March 2011

Google has published the latest images of Japan from its satellite providers, showing the full extent of the damage in the Sendai region after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake. The harrowing pictures, which will be updated into the Google Maps and Google... >>

Google Earth gears up for a 3D Royal Wedding

Google Earth gears up for a 3D Royal Wedding

By 11 March 2011

You may not be able to watch the Royal Wedding in 3D on your telly-box, but there is still a 3D option available to Will and Kate fans....sort of. Google has announced that you'll be able to take the entire Royal wedding precession route on Google Earth,... >>