Google Maps

This Takes Things To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Tech

Now it's widely acknowledged that Google and Apple are considered to be rivals. That said, they have to work together, and now that they have separate...

You Can Now Play Pacman On Any Google Maps Street

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech

That you can check out almost any street on Google Maps is a wonder in itself. That you can now transfer that street into an interactive Pacman gr...

Mystery As Google Maps Blurs Out Home Belonging To Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK

The home of the co-pilot who deliberately crashed Germanwings A320 into the French Alps has been blurred out on Google maps. Andreas Lubtiz locked...

Apple Maps 3D View Is Now 'Real Time'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Tech

Apple Maps just upped its game in the battle to win people back from Google Maps. The company has released an update which means that Big Ben will now...

Google Patents Anti-Stink Wearable

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech

Google has patented a wearable de-stink machine. While the search giant's main efforts in wearable tech still revolve around notifications, head-mo...

Look What Turns Up If You Put 'The Sh*thole' Into Google Maps...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech

Sorry, Tottenham Hotspur fans. Sorry, Google. But this is very funny. Step one: go to Google Maps. Step two: type in “the shithole”. ...

Google Fined For 'Street View' Boob Pics

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Google has been fined $2,250 in Canada for accidentally uploading a picture of a woman's breasts onto Street View. The woman from Montreal was pict...

Occupy HK Has Been Going So Long It's On Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Occupy HK, the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement, is still filling the streets of the city kinda-state even as the torturous process of negotiation and...

10 Apps Every Traveller Needs

Chloe Gunning | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Travelling isn't about pull-out maps and carrying around a dozen guide books anymore. It's much simpler. Just pack your smartphone and you'll have everything you need at your fingertips. Here are the apps I'm glad I packed for my travels.

Michael Rundle

Google Want You To Trust Them With All Your Personal Data They Already Have

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

Google has a problem, which is that if you're feeling paranoid, use the right combination of language or just aren't paying attention, its best produc...

Some Genius Hid A Giant Cat In Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is either the very dedicated work of a normal citizen like you and us or it's the very simple -- but equally as mischievous -- work of a Google e...

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...