Tag Archives: Google Maps

Don’t Get Lost

  Google Maps: Live View If you still managed to get lost despite using Google Maps, augmented reality directions are here. On August 8th, Google launched a beta version of its Live View mode in Google Maps, which uses your … Continue reading

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Virtual Visits

One of my favorite museums in the world is the awesome British Museum in London. Every time that I visit the UK capital, I try and spend at least a few hours there. Now we can all pop into this … Continue reading

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Become a Street View Trekker

Google recently kicked off a pilot program to partner with tourism organizations and non-profits to allow third parties to use Street View Trekker camera gear to contribute imagery to Google Maps. Their first partner, the Hawaiian Visitors and Convention Bureau … Continue reading

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Explore The World

Here’s yet another opportunity to squander your valuable time down a web blackhole. The amazingly simple and dangerously addictive website GeoGuessr was creatred by Swedish IT consultant Anton Wallen to torture armchair travelers. Players can challenge themselves by putting their … Continue reading

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Behind The Secret Door

Google Street View has made just about the whole world instantly accessible from our digital devices. We can easily locate not just urban spots, but also mindblowing wild landscapes and the hidden interiors of buildings.  Now the mesmerizing (and time … Continue reading

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Google Street View Trekker

Google Maps Street View feature is a versatile and helpful tool, as well as a major time-waster for anyone with an internet-enabled gadget or computer. Now Google is bringing the Street View technology to parks, recreation areas and the wilderness … Continue reading

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Round the World by Chemin Vert

Rome-based artist/web designer/computer scientist Giacomo Miceli created this beautiful, mind-blowing little video trip across the globe and four seasons. The video titled Chemin Vert uses panoramic frames from Google Street View . There are even better versions of the video … Continue reading

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