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The never-ending quest for the perfect map

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Cross-posted on the Google Lat Long Blog For the last decade we’ve obsessed over building great maps for our users—maps that are totally comprehensive (we’re shooting for literally the whole world), ever more accurate and incredibly easy to navigate. Comprehensiveness It’s a pretty limited search engine that only draws from...
The never-ending quest for the perfect map

Google takes Street View mapping to the Grand Canyon

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Google has taken its Street View effort to the depths and edges of the Grand Canyon, letting users view close up and personal photos of the natural wonder. But cars, trikes, not snowmobiles could be used for this undertaking, so Google outfitted its Street View team members with Trekker backpacks...
Google takes Street View mapping to the Grand Canyon

Google Maps goes to the Grand Canyon and brings back panoramic pictures for Street View

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Google has gone to remarkable lengths to provide users with great directions to extraordinary places. Through the use of the Street View feature on Google Maps, people have been able to discover and view panoramic views of amazing places like the Swiss Alps, the Amazon, Antarctica, and a variety of...
Google Maps goes to the Grand Canyon and brings back panoramic pictures for Street View

National Parks Street View-style trails goes live, avoids the Google cars (video)

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After tooling up a team of hikers with an impressive camera tripod and unleashing them on the likes of the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone Park, Nature Valley has published its fully rotational Trail Views online. You'll be able to effortlessly follow several routes across the great American countryside and...
National Parks Street View-style trails goes live, avoids the Google cars (video)

Google Maps adds a Street View of the Grand Canyon, displaying more than 9,500 panoramic views

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Google Maps has added a very special view to what you get when checking out the Grand Canyon. You might remember that in October, it sent a Street View team to one of the United States’s most famous monuments to map it out. It just so happened that today, it’s...
Google Maps adds a Street View of the Grand Canyon, displaying more than 9,500 panoramic views

Google Is Looking For Brave (And Strong) Backpackers To Help It Map The World's Hard-To-Reach Places (GOOG)

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Google is running a new pilot program for Trekker, a wearable backpack camera system designed to extend the reach of Google Maps to places where Street View cars, bicycles and snowmobiles can't go.  Google has built Trekker to fit in narrow spaces, and last October it sent two Trekker...
Google Is Looking For Brave (And Strong) Backpackers To Help It Map The World's Hard-To-Reach Places (GOOG)
Google uses Street View backpacks to map Meteor Crater

The Coolest Amateur Photos We Found On Reddit This Year

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We spent a lot of time clicking through Reddit this year, and -- like any other year -- we came across a lot of great stuff. From one girl hanging onto the edge of the Grand Canyon to others driving towards the wildfires of Colorado and Utah, these are the best...
The Coolest Amateur Photos We Found On Reddit This Year

How to change your DSLR lens the right way

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A lot of digital SLR owners tell me that they rarely change their camera's lens--not because they don't own several, but because they're worried about getting dust or dirt in the camera. That's a reasonable concern: Dirt can collect on the sensor and gunk up your photos. But having...
How to change your DSLR lens the right way

Google Street View Touches World's Highest Peaks--Well, Almost

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When it comes to going boldly, just ask the Google Street View team. Not content with plunging into some of the world's most beautiful reefs, and hiking through the Grand Canyon, Google Street View has now gone mountaineering. The firm published a behind-the-scenes post on its Lat Long Blog...
Google Street View Touches World's Highest Peaks--Well, Almost
Take A Virtual Walking Tour Of The Grand Canyon With Google Street View

Google bringing maps to the Grand Canyon

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The company has deployed its Trekker team to Arizona for its latest far-flung project. [Read more]...
Google bringing maps to the Grand Canyon
Google Trekker captures over 9,500 panoramic Grand Canyon pics for Maps

Google Mapping The Interior Of The Grand Canyon With Street View Cameras

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Having driven literally hundreds of thousands of miles of surface streets and roads throughout the world, Google is increasingly going off road in its quest to make Street View comprehensive. Most recently the company took its on-foot Street View backpack cameras to the Grand Canyon in Arizona.... Please visit Search...
Google Mapping The Interior Of The Grand Canyon With Street View Cameras

4 Panoramic Apps to Stretch Photos To the Limit

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Ahhh, the Grand Canyon, an awe-inspiring wonder that begs to be photographed. One problem: the whole "grand" part; there's certainly a lot of canyon to capture. Record all the majesty of nature without missing a single speck by arming your phone with a bevy of panoramic camera apps. An effect...
4 Panoramic Apps to Stretch Photos To the Limit

MapQuest touts its Everlater acquisition, launches free Travel Blogs for the Web and iOS

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Months after it acquired travel social network Everlater, MapQuest has launched a new service called Travel Blogs. This new service allows users to “seamlessly capture all of your memories from your journey and share the adventures with friends and family.” Starting today, MapQuest is making this available on the Web...
MapQuest touts its Everlater acquisition, launches free Travel Blogs for the Web and iOS

Google Trekker goes to the Grand Canyon, takes Street View souvenirs back home

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You might remember Google's unveiling this spring of the Street View Trekker, a seeming cross between a backpack and Van de Graaff generator that lets the mapping team produce 360-degree imagery where even trikes dare not tread. The portable camera ball is just going on its first trip, and...
Google Trekker goes to the Grand Canyon, takes Street View souvenirs back home

Jetman soars over Rio, flies circles around historical landmarks (video)

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Why would you want to leap out of a perfectly good aircraft? To fly a winged jetpack over the city of Rio de Janeiro, of course. It sounds nuts, but it's just a day in the life for Yves Rossy, the self proclaimed "Jetman" who flew over the Grand...
Jetman soars over Rio, flies circles around historical landmarks (video)

Google Street View team captures Grand Canyon with 'Trekker' backpack camera

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Google already offers a number of remote locations that are hard to capture with its regular Street View cars and trikes, but today it announced it is capturing even more 360-degree imagery using a new wearable backpack camera system called Trekker. As highlighted in the video above, the backpack...
Google Street View team captures Grand Canyon with 'Trekker' backpack camera
Harlem Shake on a plane might be craziest yet, FAA investigating potential safety violations
Trail View captures 300 miles of US national park trails in 360 degrees

Google Takes Its Backpack-Sized Trekker Street View Cameras To The Grand Canyon

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Google just announced that it is taking the Trekker, its backpack-sized Street View camera system into the Grand Canyon to map the National Park’s hiking trails. Instead of having to huff and puff your way up Bright Angel Trail in person, you will soon be able take a virtual stroll...
Google Takes Its Backpack-Sized Trekker Street View Cameras To The Grand Canyon

Google Street View treks into the Grand Canyon

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Google announced Wednesday that the Grand Canyon would soon be coming to Google Maps Street View courtesy of Trekker, the search giant's new backpack Street View camera. The company is gathering images from the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park, but did not say exactly when the images...
Google Street View treks into the Grand Canyon

PopCap's next wacky creation: A talking and dancing 3D 'Zombatar'

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The first question I have for Van Riker, marketing manager for PopCap’s hit game Plants vs. Zombies, is a simple one: What’s the point of creating a 3-D zombie that you can dress up in outfits, repeats what you say and can do wacky dances? “It’s just supposed to be silly,...
PopCap's next wacky creation: A talking and dancing 3D 'Zombatar'

Helicopter photography of Grand Canyon. http://bit.ly/anJ0QY

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Helicopter photography of Grand Canyon. http://bit.ly/anJ0QY
Here's The Epic Road Trip Elon Musk Is Planning Through Tesla's Supercharger Corridor

Grand Canyon from on high. http://bit.ly/aNlvxg

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Grand Canyon from on high. http://bit.ly/aNlvxg

Hike the Grand Canyon via Google Maps

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Google Maps now lets you virtually trek through more than 75 miles worth of trails and roads in the Grand Canyon. [Read more]...
Hike the Grand Canyon via Google Maps

Google announces Trekker, a project using backpack units to record off-road ‘Street View’ data

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In a bundle of announcements today Google has said that it is going off road with Street View Trekker. This is a backpack unit that can be used to go off road to gather more detailed information about areas not on the road. As Google started out with cars to...
Google announces Trekker, a project using backpack units to record off-road ‘Street View’ data

Canon unveils the SELPHY CP900 compact photo printer, allows you to scrapbook from the backseat

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If you literally can't wait until you get back home to print your Grand Canyon photos, you're now in luck. Canon has announced the SELPHY CP900 compact printer that makes on-the-go postcard making a bit easier. Making use of the peripheral's added WiFi capabilities, you'll be able to output...
Canon unveils the SELPHY CP900 compact photo printer, allows you to scrapbook from the backseat
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