Google Maps

Google Is Using Camels To Map The Deserts

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

Google is currently mapping the United Arab Emirates' Liwa Desert but instead of using its normal army of Smart cars and hybrids the company is going ...

Er, Did Google's Street View Car Run Over A Dog?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Tech

The Google Street View car has travelled the entire globe with a simple mission: to capture and map the world in its entirety. It's travelled more tha...

Google Maps Replaced A Lovely Village With A Penis (NSFW)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Tech

The village of Skellow in South Yorkshire may not be universally known for much but Google may have changed that this weekend. If you happened to l...

Google Street View Now Comes With SOUND

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

'Google Street View' is a remarkable tool, allowing us to do everything from spying on Apple executives to travelling the depths of the oceans. Fro...

Travel To The Moon And Mars With Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

Google has made two rather large new additions to Google Maps: The Moon and Mars. This marks the first time Google has let users explore beyond our ow...

Google Just Rebuilt London In 3D, And It's Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Tech

Google has unveiled a new 3D model of London giving Maps users a stunning new view of the capital. The search giant was able to recreate the entire...

Google's New Geography Quiz Is Amazingly Addictive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Tech

Google has unveiled a new online geography quiz which is surely set to consume some or all of your working day. 'Smarty Pins' is a simple but ingen...

Murray And Henman In 'Cyber War' Over Wimbledon Landmark

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Tech

A cyber row appears to have broken out between British tennis supporters. The area where fans at the All England Club watch Wimbledon on a giant sc...

Street View 'UFO' Could Be Aliens, Almost Certainly Isn't

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Tech

Finding fairly convincing 'UFOs' on Google Street View isn't exactly the most taxing thing in the world. This is because most people don't seem to rea...

Google Maps Is Full Of Pandas!

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Mystery Solved! Hundreds of panda bears have shown up on Google Maps for what is presumably a good reason, and not a portent of a coming R...

Look To The Skies: Satellite Images To Get Twice As Sharp

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

Google Maps is about to get a lot more useful - or intrusive - depending on your point of view. The US Department of Commerce has lifted restrictio...

Google Offers World Cup Stadium Tour

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

The World Cup is nearly upon us and the truth is not all of us will be heading out to Brazil. Thankfully though Google feels your pain and wants to he...

Google Is Building A Private Satellite Network

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

Google is planning to spend more than $1 billion on satellites which will reportedly be used to give internet access to parts of the planet that still...

Google Maps Is Fully Of Creepy, Abandoned Theme Parks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Tech

Google Maps is a treasure trove of interesting and unexpected sights. From 360-degree underwater gardens to millions and millions of unused cars, ther...

Blogger Claims Unsold Cars 'Conspiracy' Exposed With Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Tech

A blogger claims to have exposed a vast, global conspiracy to stockpile millions of unsold new cars to keep the economy afloat, using Google Maps. ...

You Can Now Take A Ferry With Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech

Google Maps has added full public transport information for the UK, including trains, boats and trams. The massive update makes it much easier to p...

MAP QUIZ: Can You Guess These Locations 'Through The Keyhole'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

We have a new, non-depressing use for Google Maps. Keyhole Conundrum is a fascinating little game, in which players are challenged to guess their o...

'Street View' Hack Shows What Happens Once The Sea Levels Rise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

Google Street View is not only the best way to look for Australians in awkward situations outdoors (ahem). It's also now one of the most compelling vi...

This Street In Wales Has The UK's Slowest Broadband

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

A street in Wales and another in Essex have been declared the slowest in the UK for broadband speeds in a new report. The research, which was carri...

You Can Now Travel In Time With Google Street View

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Tech

Google has launched a new version of Street View which will let users travel back in time all the way to the misty ancient world of 2007. The featu...

This Is What Google Maps Really Sees

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Tech

Google Street View isn't just a collection of images stitched together willy-nilly. It's also a massive repository of depth data, telling the search g...

Tom Daley's Trunks Added To Google Street View

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Tech

There are lots of things to look at in the vast collection of 360-degree imagery that is Google street view. To that you can now add Tom Daley's t...

New App Lets You Shop With Google Maps: Pocket High Street

Thomas Church | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech
Thomas Church

There's something missing on Google Maps: the ability to search by product. If I want to find the nearest shop where I can buy WD-40, or a 27" inner-tube, or a pair of  pink socks, how do I do that? I can't... not easily anyway. That is, until I download Pocket High Street.

No, Malaysian Airlines MH370 Has NOT Been Found On Google Maps

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

Google has reportedly urged have-a-go investigators not to use its Maps to try and search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. With the ...

8 Weird Faces Found In Google Maps

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Tech

Google Maps is full of amazing stuff - whether it's polar bears, fictional Time Lords or places you aren't really allowed to see. It's also - if yo...