Major updates to Street View and 3D Imagery


Google has quietly rolled out some fresh Street View imagery, and the initial look is that it's a very substantial update. Thanks to GEB readers 'Munden' and 'Kyle' for being the first to let us know … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for June, 2013


The end of June is nearly upon us. Here are some of the highlights from the month: We took a look at Colin Hazelhurt's "Sailing Alone Around the World" set of tours, which he continues to create … [Read more...]

Experience the Burj Khalifa in Street View


The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, is now accessible via Street View.  Google used a variety of devices and techniques (including the "trekker") to capture the building and … [Read more...]

Google releases a large update of fresh Street View imagery


It appears that Google has just pushed out a major update to Street View, covering areas in many states around the US and many countries around the world.  Thanks to GEB reader 'Munden' for being the … [Read more...]

The future of the Street View Trekker


We told you about the Street View "trekker" a few months ago; the amazing backpack-based camera system for adding Street View imagery from remote locations. The folks from TechCrunch have been … [Read more...]

How underwater Street View works


Last September we showed you the first set of amazing underwater Street View images that Google had released.  They were absolutely stunning, as you can see in the example here: TechCrunch … [Read more...]

10 things you didn’t know about Google Earth


PC Advisor recently published an article that discussed the "10 things you didn't know about Google Maps and Google Earth" and I thought we'd take a look at it.  Some of these won't be surprises for … [Read more...]

Google Earth Android app gets a nice update


Google has just pushed out a nice update to their Android app, bringing a handful of new features to it including native Street View support! The official changelog for this update, version … [Read more...]

Google launches Street View in Hungary and Lesotho; expands in Poland and Romania


Google has pushed out some significant updates to their Street View imagery today, launching in Hungary and Lesotho and greatly expanding their imagery in Poland and Romania (along with other parts of … [Read more...]

New York City gets fresh 3D Imagery


Google's "3D Imagery" has finally arrived in the largest city in the United States -- New York! As with other cites that have this new imagery, it looks stunning from the air but looks blocky … [Read more...]