Tech giant Google has quietly pushed a new update to their Maps application, and it's pretty helpful. Walking directions now provide not only a route, but an overview of the elevation changes along the way. Sweet! Read more... More about Google, Walking, Elevation, Maps, and Feature
Google's popular map tool now allows a peek inside the International Space Station.
You can now take a virtual visit to the International Space Station (ISS) thanks to Google Street View. Google has ventured outside the confines of Earth’s atmosphere for the first time, turning Google Street View into Google Space View. Show More Summary
Take a trip through the 15 modules of the ISS with Google Maps' new feature — it's out of this world.
You can now explore the International Space Station in Google Maps, on a Street View level. ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet spent six months aboard the ISS and took pictures and video during his stay. He tells us about the experience. Because...Show More Summary
Google Street View can take you to the some of the most remote regions of our planet, but the developers of the first-person mapping service see no reason to stop there. Starting today, you can use the tool to explore the International...Show More Summary
Google Street View hasn’t been limited to maps for quite a while. You can even explore the Great Barrier Reef using Street View. The app is pushing exploration beyond just your own neighborhood. The next step is a big one, because for the first time, Street View has left the Earth. You can [...]
Google's Street View has arrived in space. You can now explore the International Space Station via Google's Street View. It's the first (but hopefully not the last) time Google has taken its Street View outside of Earth. SEE ALSO: Google...Show More Summary
The Street View feature of Google Maps stitches together 360-degree photos of a location, and there is a way to see when an image was created.
Editor’s note: Starting today, you can now explore the International Space Station in Street View in Google Maps. Thomas Pesquet, Astronaut at the European Space Agency (ESA), spent six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as a flight engineer. Show More Summary
Street View goes to space for the first time
Of the continents, Europe is most difficult for choosing the BEST of the BEST. There are simply too many great options. However — so far — check our Europe hikes on a custom Google map. Leave a comment if your favourite trail … Continue reading ?
NGO creates maps to guide future investigation of crimes against humanity.
Google added a neat feature for cyclists in Google Maps in 2014. Whenever you asked for directions from point A to point B, Maps would also provide a little map with an estimated elevation for each part of the route. Now the same is true for walking directions. Show More Summary
With the help of Uber and Lyft drivers, the twentysomethings behind lvl5 are making detailed maps they say can compete with those of Google and BMW. In most wars, generals plan battles by gathering around maps. And historically, the victors of those battles get to redraw those maps. Read Full Story
Google Maps is good. Let’s just get that out of the way first. Google’s ever-updating, ever-improving navigation is popular and robust enough to have more or less brought on the death of the paper map, and it feels like it’s getting more and more accessible by the day. Show More Summary
A new Google Map details Emperor Norton points of interest, but don't call it "Frisco". [ more › ]
Google Maps just got better at helping you avoid traffic. Similar to Google's "popular times" feature for avoiding lines, the new update for the Google Maps Android app shows when there’s likely to be traffic to a specific destination. Show More Summary
Not too long ago, Google rolled out a graph that shows just how busy a business is during any hour of the day. It’s a handy way to know at a glance if you can squeeze in a visit to the local retail shop, depending on how busy they typically are at that time [...]