It’s been a long time since a subpar Apple Maps experience led someone into the middle of nowhere, but Google still rules the mapping games. Apple’s not about to give up, and they’re […]
You probably mostly use Google’s satellite imagery for exploring destinations before you travel there. Sometimes you might use it to find hilarious images or unsuspecting rooftop sunbathers. Apparently it’s also a handy way […]
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Pegman, the unofficial mascot of Google Maps, is getting a much-deserved vacation today. In his place is an iconic video game character who knows a bit about maps himself. Link is now in […]
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Here’s a creepy-cool new feature Google Maps is rolling out: predictive driving. Based on your navigation history Google will try to accurately guess where you’re planning to go. The purpose is provide users […]
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It’s a well-documented fact that Google loves Easter Eggs. However, this one hiding out in Google Maps is a spiteful little jab at Apple. Yes, there really is an Android mascot going all […]
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The massive conglomerate that is most likely to become Skynet is helping you forget your woes by programming browser-based fun into its Google Maps web app.
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Google Maps is one of those services that works as a quick glance app or a huge service to plot out entire vacations and daily plans in. Whether you’re using it for something […]
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A British game developer was visited by police following a report that his walls were covered with maps planning global thermonuclear war.
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The images captured from satellites and used in services including Google Maps and Bing Maps have until now been limited to 50cm resolution. That means anything smaller than 50cm wasn’t clearly visible. However, […]
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The Google Street View car has captured all manner of unusual sights on its travels, some real and others staged by clever (sometimes impulsive) individuals. A recent prank in Edinburgh probably falls more […]
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You probably already knew that Google’s crazy Project Tango smartphone was more of a pocket-sized 3D mapping machine than a phone. Now, researchers have combined Tango with a quadrotor to create an autonomous […]
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Yesterday Google Maps received a significant update. One of the cooler features built into the mapping system is a new option that allows you to select Uber as a mode of transportation. It’s […]