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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... >>

Everyone can now contribute to Google Street View: All you need is a camera or Android phone

Everyone can now contribute to Google Street View: All you need is a camera or Android phone

By 10 December 2013

Google’s all seeing eye of Street View has just grown a little more Sauron-like, with neither nook nor cranny now outside of its glare. Everyone can now add to Street View as long as they have a camera or Android phone. So if you’ve got some spare... >>

Explore Santa's Christmas Grotto on Google Street View, thanks to Nottcuts

Explore Santa's Christmas Grotto on Google Street View, thanks to Nottcuts

By 2 December 2013

If you don't fancy waiting in a queue for hours or don't have children, you'll probably not see the inside of Santa's Grotto this Christmas. But thanks to the magic of the World Wide Web, Google Street View and Notcutts, you still can. The UK garden centre... >>

Google Street View visits the zoo, captures panoramic views of China's Giant Pandas

Google Street View visits the zoo, captures panoramic views of China's Giant Pandas

By 22 August 2013

Google has updated Street View with imagery from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China. That will be a lovely addition for animal lovers, as more than 30 per cent of Giant Pandas - an endangered species - live at the conservation.... >>

Have Goofy visit your house - thanks to Google Street View

Have Goofy visit your house - thanks to Google Street View

By 4 April 2012

Disneyland Paris is 20 years-old this year and to celebrate it's created a magical website that shows Goofy visiting you at your actual home. This is done using a combination of Google Maps and Google Street View. First, you enter your post or zip code,... >>

Google Street View used in amazing stop motion film (video)

Google Street View used in amazing stop motion film (video)

By 23 November 2011

Google Street View is an incredibly powerful tool. It allows you to see into every single nook and cranny of cities around the world, in theory allowing a virtual holiday right from the comfort of your own desk.  We say in theory because we have never... >>

Google Street View cars invade mobile and laptop location privacy

Google Street View cars invade mobile and laptop location privacy

By 25 July 2011

Google has gotten itself into a guffor again over privacy concerns raised by its Street View cars, which this time have been found to be collecting the locations of millions of laptops and phones.  The cars had been recording street addresses and identifiers... >>

Microsoft's StreetView rival Streetside hits UK and Europe

Microsoft's StreetView rival Streetside hits UK and Europe

By 13 April 2011

Microsoft will soon be launching its own take on Google's ever-popular, but also very controversial, Street View service; called Streetside, Microsoft has already begun snapping in London and should be looking to the continent (Paris and Barcelona) in... >>

Google Street View website offers a walkthrough

Google Street View website offers a walkthrough

By 15 March 2011

Google has revamped its Street View showcase website, making it easier for people to understand the service, and also find interesting places to explore. The site opens with an absolutely stunning image of the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in... >>

Google Art Project is like StreetView for culture vultures

Google Art Project is like StreetView for culture vultures

By 1 February 2011

Ever wanted to zoom in so far on Google Street View that you can see through the window of no.47 and see that cute looking neighbour of yours walking around in her smalls? No, us neither - that'd be perverse, but we have often considered just how cool... >>