Google Maps

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 12.03.2014 | 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...

Every Place Mentioned In Tom Waits Songs - Now On An Interactive Map

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Stop everything! We just found the latest thing to add to our (ever-expanding) list of Cool Things People Are Doing On The Internet. It's a map of ...

REDACTED: 24 Places Google Maps Doesn't Want You To See

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

These days it feels like everywhere is covered by Google Maps -- from our biggest cities to the surface of Mars. Not quite. In fact there are st...

'Top Gear' Circuit Added To Google Street View (Complete With Resident Stig)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The Top Gear circuit around which so many celebs have hurled their reasonably price cars has been added to Google Street View. The track at Dunsfol...

Google Sorry For 'Adolf Hitler Platz' Blunder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Tourists checking out the route to the next Berlin monument could have been forgiven for thinking their Google Maps app had taken them back in time. ...

Why Does This Totally Remote Uninhabited Island Have Google Street View?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Lisianski Island in the North Pacific Ocean is remote. So remote that if you didn't know exactly where to look, you'd probably never be able to find i...

Make Your Own Google Street View Map

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Tech

Google's Street View cameras have been some amazing places - but we've very recently seen how user-generated content can be almost as compelling. N...

LOOK: 'Google Street View' Of Seattle Bus Crash Is Not Quite What It Seems

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Tech

A bus hangs over the edge of a huge Seattle highway, its passengers huddled in the snow - safe, now - after coming just inches from disaster. This ...

In Latest Thrilling Update, 'Street View' Goes To Gatwick

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Tech

Google's intrepid Street View cameras have made some pretty amazing journeys over the years, reaching most of the world's great cities, natural landma...

Google Maps Adds Dragons-Eye Views Of Tolkien's Middle Earth

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

It's not quite Google Middle Earth - but it's close. The search giant's latest Chrome Experiment allows Tolkien fans to zoom through a dragon's eye...

Google Maps To Remove Image Of Murdered Teen

he Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Google Maps has been forced to replace an image after a distraught father complained it showed the body of his son, who was murdered in 2009. Jose ...

Just One Cornetto: Google Street View Adds Venetian Canals

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

At this point there is barely anywhere that Google Street View can't or won't go. But this one is at least a little more elegant and relaxing than ...

Street View Heads Inside Decommissioned British Submarine

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Google Street View does a pretty good line in slightly ridiculous places to put its 360-degree cameras. It's even managed to go underwater in its time...

LOOK: The Thames Added To Google Street View

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Tech

London's River Thames has become the latest addition to Google's Street View maps. You can now peruse 360-degree waterside panoramas of the capital...

Lost Indian Boy Finds Way Home After 25 Years With Google Maps

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Saroo Brierley was five years old when he fell asleep on a train in India with his brother - and awoke totally alone. Lost and afraid, the little ...

Fly Through The Universe With '100,000 Suns' For Google Chrome

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A new interactive map can take you from the wastes of inter-galactic space to our home Solar System in one click. The fully 3D '100,000 Stars' runs...

Google Street View Goes To CERN

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Tech

Fresh from a trip to the Galapagos islands, Google Street View has taken its latest holiday - deep into the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The sear...

Who Will Buy Foursquare? Google, Yahoo! or Microsoft?

Owen Lee | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech
Owen Lee

At SXSW 2008, Foursquare was the star attraction. With a rapidly growing user base suggesting it was the first to crack the solomo enigma, it was on track to be a social giant. However a lack of product innovation has resulted in a steady decrease in users, and with only $2m revenue generated last year has led to some disgruntled shareholders.

'I Said She Dumped Me, But Really I Dumped Her Body': Did Someone Confess A Murder On PostSecret?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Google Maps 'Murder Scene' Culprit Is Revealed To Be... A Soggy Dog It’s an ongoing art project where contributors open their hearts ab...

10 Apps That You Can't Function Without

Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Tech

A great app can save you time and money, teach you something new, or just plain entertain. But, when it comes to getting the most out of the apps ...

What Would it be Like to Live Without Your Mobile Phone?

Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

According to Ofcom, mobile phone subscriptions in the UK now outnumber people. 94% of adult Brits use a mobile phone and nearly half the populati...