A bug in Google Maps is causing tourists to end up in a random town in Norway. Villagers are laughing. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) explains.
Pick a point, any point, and get exploring. Google Earth, the software program that allows users to virtually explore our planet through topographic maps, satellite imagery, and more, relaunched last month with a suite of new features...Show More Summary
A zoom-in on the strange and sublime art of Street View, which turns ten years old this week. On May 25, Google Street View celebrates its 10th birthday. A feature of Google Maps, it lets users explore cities and towns around the world—and even peer inside businesses and government institutions (including the White House). Show More Summary
Finding your way through Link stations just got a little bit easier if you have a smartphone in hand or a computer. A map of Link’s SeaTac/Airport Station is now available on Google Maps. Included on the map are the locations of station amenities and features such as entrances and exits, ticket vending machines, ORCA […]
Loving free products like Google, Gmail, Google Maps, or Android means you have to give away a part of yourself to Google. Your data is what pays for these free products, and there’s no way around it. If you’re worried about your online...Show More Summary
The unofficial kick-off to summer is just around the corner. To give you some travel planning inspiration this year, we looked at historical Google Maps data to find the top trending places of the season throughout the U.S. Follow our summer lists below to head to the hot spots or avoid the crowds–the choice is yours. Show More Summary
Ever wondered what your house, school or office would look like in a post apocalyptic setting like the The Last of Us? Now's your chance to find out with this Google Map spoofing website
Has a map ever challenged a pre-conceived notion that you had about a location? Please welcome Camille Di Maio to WU today, who’ll talk about the topic. A bit about Camille: Camille Di Maio always dreamed of being a writer, and those dreams came true with her bestselling debut novel, The Memory of Us. In addition […]
We caught up with Project Tango at Google I/O and were impressed by where the tech is at now and what's on the road map for the future.
You might not remember it, but the classic Google Maps used to show the weather on a layer of its own. One glance at the map and you could decide between sunscreen and an umbrella. In the new version of Google Maps, weather is somewhat subtler. Show More Summary
Finding your shopping could be a breeze with augmented reality and indoor mapping, or so Lowe's and Google hope.
His bleeding-edge methods are nothing short of revolutionary
Greyhound has announced a partnership with Google Maps that allows customers to plan trips more efficiently, and seamlessly connect to Greyhound schedules and other transit options.
Apple Maps got updated with 3D satellite images of Apple Park back in March, and the same is now true of Google Maps. more…
Google has announced the Visual Positioning Service, a new augmented reality service that essentially brings the functionality of Google Maps indoors....
Cycling to work is great exercise, but it’s a bit of a downer when you have to sweat your way up a hill. That’s why you should take advantage of this nifty Google Maps feature for cyclists. Along with biking directions that take you along the friendliest routes, Google Maps can display elevation levels, which are pulled from geographical data. Show More Summary
Google Inc. yesterday announced it’s teaming up with Internet of Things platform provider Particle Industries, Inc. to make IoT devices “location aware” using the Google Maps Geolocation application programming interface. Previously, in order to make devices location aware it was necessary to install a GPS module on the device or sensor. Show More Summary
Also: New “visual position system” is an AR Google Maps for indoors.
Everyone knows how useful GPS is for navigating the world outdoors, but what about indoors? At its Google I/O developers conference, Google announced a new technology called Visual Positioning Service (VPS), a Tango-enabled mapping system...Show More Summary
Deep Android integration allows apps such as Google Maps to present information on Audi's 'virtual cockpit' instrument display.