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Google Maps becomes the App Store's most popular free app, just 7 hours after launch

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After months of posturing and reports of feuds between Google and Apple, Google Maps launched on the App Store. Within seven hours, the app is already the number one most downloaded app on Apple’s marketplace, seven hours after it became available earlier today. The app has been very well received,...
Google Maps becomes the App Store's most popular free app, just 7 hours after launch
Google Street View Camera Catches Kid Pointing a Gun at It
Fiat 500 parked at Volkswagen HQ in Google Street View prank

Google Street View takes you to the Amazon, without all the pesky piranhas

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So, before a company of the same name started making your e-readers, the Amazon was a river. And now, thanks to Google, you can take a boat ride down that body of water, without having to deal with all of those scary river monsters. In celebration of World Forest...
Google Street View takes you to the Amazon, without all the pesky piranhas

Street View comes to Google Maps web app on iOS, just like they said it would

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While the hubbub surrounding Apple Maps on iOS 6 has been somewhat sedated, some people who made the move to Google Maps' web app had been further encouraged by word that it'd be getting Street View imagery soon. And what do you know, barely seven days into the estimated...
Street View comes to Google Maps web app on iOS, just like they said it would

Google Street View Hyperlapse animates your planned journey, shows the places you'll go

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Taking Google's maps and Street View imagery, design firm Teehan+Lax Labs has moulded them into an unofficial time-lapse animation site. While there's some predetermined (and beautiful) routes offered up on the maker's site, you can also plug in your own favorite journeys from A to B -- perfect for...
Google Street View Hyperlapse animates your planned journey, shows the places you'll go

Google Street View gets its first underwater panoramic images, ready for desk-based scuba expeditions

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After working on its sea legs for some time, Google Street View is ready to take users on virtual scuba expeditions through six living coral reefs with the first underwater panoramic images to hit the service. In partnership with The Catlin Seaview Survey, Mountain View created the on-rails snorkeling...
Google Street View gets its first underwater panoramic images, ready for desk-based scuba expeditions
Google Street View goes underwater, takes panoramic photos of coral reefs

Google Street View adds Hungary and Lesotho, hits 50 country milestone

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If you've been taking far too many virtual road trips after employing the (unofficial) Street View Hyperlapse chauffeur, you may be running out of places to go next. Well, today Google has added Hungary and Lesotho (a country within South Africa) to the list of lands you can vicariously...
Google Street View adds Hungary and Lesotho, hits 50 country milestone
Rutgers mashes Instagram and Street View to reveal who's smoking weed and where

Google Street View cars have driven 5 million unique miles, collected 20 petabytes of images

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Regardless of how you may feel about Google Street View cars and what kind of effect it may have on your privacy, they're still on the roads on nearly every continent in the world. According to Brian McClendon, VP of Google Maps, the fleet of camera-topped vehicles have driven...
Google Street View cars have driven 5 million unique miles, collected 20 petabytes of images
Google Street View arrives in its 50th country, now covers more than 5 million miles

Google Street View and Maps coming to Wii U in January 2013

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During today's Nintendo Direct presentation, Iwata-san had plenty of game footage to show to Japan-based fans, but also casually mentioned that Google-powered maps and street vistas will arrive on the Wii U at the end of January 2013. As demonstrated by the man himself, you'll be able to swing...
Google Street View and Maps coming to Wii U in January 2013

Google Street View goes retro with unofficial ASCII treatment

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Nostalgia is a powerful force. It's driven some to search Google through a Bulletin Board System-like interface or, in the case of programmer Peter Nitsch, it's compelled him to graft ASCII art onto the physical world. Simply plug an address into his project's website and you'll be able to...
Google Street View goes retro with unofficial ASCII treatment

Garmin, Navigon GPS apps now consider mass transit, remember where we parked

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Third-party navigation apps still tend to fall apart when the keys are out of the ignition -- try to cut back on car use and you're often kicked over to another app with its own set of rules. Both Garmin's StreetPilot Onboard app and its Navigon equivalent are getting...
Garmin, Navigon GPS apps now consider mass transit, remember where we parked
Google Street View Returns To The Slopes, Now Provides Views Of More Than 90 Ski Resorts Worldwide

Google Street View now in 50 different countries

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The search giant has just added Hungary and Lesotho to its list of Street View-enabled countries. [Read more]...
Google Street View now in 50 different countries

PHOTOS: Someone In Detroit Pointed A Gun At A Google Street View Car (GOOG)

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Google captures its Street View images by literally driving a camera-equipped car down the road while snapping photos. As such, the company tends to capture some weird images. Click here to see the weirdest Google Street View images > This image to the right, captured by a Google car in...
PHOTOS: Someone In Detroit Pointed A Gun At A Google Street View Car (GOOG)

Google Street View inspires an art and architecture show

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There's still a few days to enter - embroidery and Plasticine permitted - for a lively exhibition run by Manchester's Skyliner blogThere's a very good exhibition coming up in Manchester in the New Year, organised by The Skyliner, Hayley Flynn's blog which has deservedly won awards. It boasts proudly of...
Google Street View inspires an art and architecture show
A view of Mars: the incredible 360-degree panorama from Curiosity

Google Street View now sending snapshots from Russia, with love

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We've lived vicariously through Google Maps a few times in the past, including an excursion down the Amazon River. Today, those plans for a trip to Russia can get a lot more detailed as Street View is now virtually pacing the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Points of...
Google Street View now sending snapshots from Russia, with love

Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left

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It's been more than two years since the tragic Eastern Japan tsunami and resulting Fukushima Prefecture nuclear plant crisis, but many of those who lived in affected areas still can't return: witness the 21,000 residents of Namie, who had to evacuate and haven't been back since. Thanks to a...
Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left

Google Street View now lets you visit the Amazon

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You can now view images of the Amazon on Google Street View, Google announced on its LatLong blog, on time for World Forest Day. Last August, Google announced that members of its Brazil and US Street View and Google Earth Outreach teams would collect images of the Amazon basin, and more specifically...
Google Street View now lets you visit the Amazon
Google Maps integrates Google Earth and Street View in completely redesigned interface

Google Street View explores Japan's Fukushima nuclear zone

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The Web giant brings its mapping team inside the nuclear no-go territory to a desolate ghost town. [Read more]...
Google Street View explores Japan's Fukushima nuclear zone

iPhone Battery Life Greatly Impacted by Cellular Signal Strength

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Deep in its lengthy review of the iPhone 5, iLounge has performed an analysis on the battery life of the iPhone 5. The site tested the device under a number of conditions, including both cellular and Wi-Fi web browsing, voice calls, FaceTime calls, video recording, and video and audio playback....
iPhone Battery Life Greatly Impacted by Cellular Signal Strength

Google's problem is that it now believes itself above others – even governments

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The FCC revelations showing that Google's engineer knew that Street View would collect data, followed by the company's obstructive behaviour to the investigation, show that it has grown too big for its managementIt's never the offence; it's the cover-up. And if there's one thing that the last few years have...
Google's problem is that it now believes itself above others – even governments

Microsoft Takes Bing Streetside Offline in Germany After Privacy Complaints

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Microsoft has taken its Google Street View-like service Bing Streetside offline in Germany after German citizens expressed their worries about how Microsoft......
Microsoft Takes Bing Streetside Offline in Germany After Privacy Complaints
Hyperlapse tool lets you turn Google Street View into a stunning visual journey
Californian National Parks get 360-degree panoramic Google Street View imagery
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