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Apple to introduce own version of Street View to Maps, sends out a fleet of camera cars

Apple to introduce own version of Street View to Maps, sends out a fleet of camera cars

By 10 June 2015

Apple is considerably behind Google when it comes to map data and features, after all the search engine giant has been developing Google Maps for far longer. However, there is one feature that Apple would like to implement as soon as possible and it is... >>

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

By 12 May 2015

Google Map Maker, which lets the public edit Google Maps, has been disabled officially. Google has issued a statement making it clear that allowing the public to edit Google Maps is proving to be a problem. It claims this is a matter of resources since... >>

Everything Lego is awesome! Including Lego Google Street View

Everything Lego is awesome! Including Lego Google Street View

By 12 May 2015

Lego is awesome, this is true. Making real world things into Lego versions is awesome too, just look at Lego Star Wars or the Lego Simpsons house. And now we have a Lego version of Google Street View, Lego Brick View, that turns areas on a map into Lego,... >>

How Google maps the world with camels, bikes, kayaks and more

How Google maps the world with camels, bikes, kayaks and more

By 9 October 2014

Google is committed to mapping the entire world. It built its special Google Street View cars to map the world one road at a time. Since then it's gone well beyond the roads. As terrain becomes more and more remote Google has had to employ the efforts... >>

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... >>