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Google joins the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster

Google joins the hunt for the Loch Ness Monster

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The most famous photograph purporting to show the Loch Ness Monster was published on 21 April 1934 in the Daily Mail. Known as Surgeon's Photograph (as reportedly the photographer Robert Kenneth Wilson was a gynaecologist), it showed the neck and head... >>

Google Maps Pac-Man is not an April Fools’ joke, it’s a gift from Google

Google Maps Pac-Man is not an April Fools’ joke, it’s a gift from Google

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Yes today is April Fools' Day and yes Google has overlaid playable Pac-Man on its Google Maps service. But why is that an April Fool? We consider it a nice gift from Google. The little treat from Google allows you to finish your Google Maps journey planning... >>

Find how delayed your train will be and another way home with Google Maps

Find how delayed your train will be and another way home with Google Maps

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Google has added a new feature to its Google Maps app that includes real time data from National Rail in the UK to inform passengers of any delays or cancellations to their trains. Searching for public transport directions in the Google Maps app for Android... >>

Google Maps for Android and iPhone has a new look and integration with OpenTable and Uber

Google Maps for Android and iPhone has a new look and integration with OpenTable and Uber

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Google has given Google Maps for Android and iPhone what it described as a "fresh new design", but really, it's just material design. Google revealed a new design language for Android, Chrome OS, and the web last June. It actually involved a new look,... >>

Nokia Here to launch on Android as Samsung Galaxy exclusive, will power Gear S maps too

Nokia Here to launch on Android as Samsung Galaxy exclusive, will power Gear S maps too

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Nokia has announced that its Here mapping app will be available as an Anroid beta app just for Samsung Galaxy smartphones. This news follows an announcement from yesterday, when Nokia said it had partnered with Samsung to also bring the Here app to Tizen-powered... >>

Now you can listen to Google Maps, with Amplifon's Sounds of Street View

Now you can listen to Google Maps, with Amplifon's Sounds of Street View

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Google Street View will let you do everything from virtual time travel to spot the The Stig on Top Gear's test track. But now you can experience the panoramic Google Maps feature in true 3D, thanks to a third-party company that has provided an extra layer... >>

Fly like Peter Pan over London Town with the Google Maps 3D update

Fly like Peter Pan over London Town with the Google Maps 3D update

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Google has painstakingly rendered much of London in 3D for its Maps service, giving you the option to explore the capital in ways you may never have before. Using the 43-degree angled satellite imagery, Google has crafted a 3D model of London for both... >>

Google Maps for desktop adds useful Quick Facts info cards pulled from Knowledge Graph

Google Maps for desktop adds useful Quick Facts info cards pulled from Knowledge Graph

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Google has integrated its powerful Knowledge Graph into Google Maps, with a new feature called Quick Facts. The Quick Facts feature, which is limited to the desktop version of Google Maps at the moment, appears as an informational card on the left-hand... >>

Google Maps updated in UK to include every train, bus, tram and ferry

Google Maps updated in UK to include every train, bus, tram and ferry

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Google has announced an update to its Maps service which will be able to more intelligently guide users using public transport. The update now has access to the time and route of every train, bus, tram and ferry in the UK, claims Google. That's nearly... >>

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

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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... >>