Google releases historical Street View feature

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We first considered this possibility a little over two years ago, and it's finally here -- historical Street View imagery! Activating it is quite simple. While viewing imagery in Street View, … [Read more...]

Explore the temples of Angkor Wat in Google Street View

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We've seen Google generate many thousands of miles of Street View imagery over the years.  From cities such as Venice, to neat places such as a corn maze, to amazing locations such as the Grand … [Read more...]

Explore the Colorado River in Google Earth

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Over the years Google has taken Street View to some interesting places, including locations such as Venice and under the surface of the ocean. They've now added a trip down the Colorado River, and it … [Read more...]

Google’s new “Project Tango”

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Google has just unveiled a new initiative known as "Project Tango" that has the potential to reshape many areas of our lives. This new combination of hardware and software could be of huge benefit to … [Read more...]

How Google identifies house numbers in Street View

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As much as I love Google Earth, I use Google Maps at least as often due to the amazing GPS navigation that it provides in my car.  Part of that is due to their work in Street View over the years and … [Read more...]

Google Street View imagery released in Venice

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Over the past few years, we've seen Google use some great techniques to bring Street View imagery to unique places.  They've taken some of their devices and captured imagery from a snowmobile, a … [Read more...]

Visit U.S. National Parks in Google Earth during the government shutdown

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The United States National Parks may all be closed right now due to the government shutdown, but you can always visit them in Google Earth! The best place to start is the official "US National … [Read more...]

Walk through a Street View-powered corn maze

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Earlier this year we showed you a collection of corn mazes that were viewable in Google Earth, but none of them allowed you to actually explore them via Street View. Thanks to Kyle Giesbrecht of … [Read more...]

Google adds a variety of animal parks and zoos to Street View

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Google has just pushed out another major update to Street View, this time adding imagery from a variety of zoos and animal parks around the world. The list of updated areas … [Read more...]

News roundup: Eiffel Tower Street View, new Maps for all, Royal Gorge Bridge

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Some fun news stories for today: The Eiffel Tower is in Street View To go along with all of the Street View imagery that Google has been adding lately, they just added imagery from the Eiffel Tower … [Read more...]