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Here’s What You Need To Know: Google Rebuilds Its Maps Software From Ground Up [VIDEO + PHOTOS]

A rebuilt desktop experience for Google Maps was one of the major announcements out of the Google I/O Conference, Wednesday. Google will soon release a new version of Google Maps on the desktop that will feature a redesigned experience (“from the ground up”, executives say) featuring tighter integration with Google Earth and Google Street View, [...]

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Google Has A Skydiving Simulator And It’s Awesome

Google has, hands down, the most comprehensive and current map data of, well, most of planet Earth. From driving directions and Google Street View, to aerial shots with Google Earth, there isn’t much of our world you can’t see from your own computer. Google partnered with another company, Instrument, to create a virtual skydiving experience. [...]

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Anyone Can Do It: How To Request To Have Your House Blurred On Google Maps Street View

Want your house blurred on Google Maps Street View? Google makes it easy to request blurring. Here’s how to make a request: Let’s pretend you want to blur the white building above. You’d focus the street view on the appropriate image and then click ‘Report a problem’ in the lower right. Upon clicking ‘Report a [...]

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Free Tool Allows You To Make Mesmerizing Hyperlapses Using Google Maps Street View

Single images from Google Maps Street View are stitched together create the “hyperlapse” above. A project by Teehan+Lax Labs, the technology used to create the hyperlapse is available for free to all. Users can create a simple hyperlapse on the project’s webpage, or source code can be downloaded for use by developers. Regardless how it’s [...]

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Google Adds ‘Treasure Maps’

According to Google, “In September 2012 our team discovered a paper map that has been verified as Captain Kidd’s treasure map. However, we haven’t deciphered all the clues yet and its up to you to access his map and uncover the secrets. If we all work together, we can solve the mystery and find the [...]

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Google Maps Now Gives You Subway Arrival/Departure Times in NYC

If you live and/or work in New York City and use the MTA to get around , you’ll be thrilled with the latest update for Google Maps. (It’s already live in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store — go update now!) Starting today, Google Maps now gives you current arrival and departure times [...]

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Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Hyundai, And Kia Will Feature Google Maps Integration

Regardless of what smartphone or tablet you use, you’re likely already very familiar with Google Maps. They have undoubtedly created the most comprehensive and complete database of mapping data; from simple 2D road maps, to personalized My Maps which groups can customize and build upon, to Street View, Satellite View, and Google Earth, as well as navigation [...]

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[Tip] Use Google Maps in iOS 6 and iPhone 5

Many are outraged about the exclusion of Google Maps from iOS 6 and on the just-released iPhone 5. While we’ve heard rumors of Google releasing a native version of the app for iOS users, no such app has materialized yet. In the meantime, if Apple’s Maps app has you down, get your Google Maps on [...]

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Rip Tide Warning App

Since it is Rip Current Awareness Week (June 3 – June 9), students from the Stevens Institute of Technology and the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) have developed an app that warns users of unsafe beaches. According to WebMD, rip tides are a top danger and deadly phenomena. Unfortunately, they tend to receive much [...]

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Google preparing to announce new Maps features just before Apple makes its own maps announcement

By now you know that Apple has announced its plans to divorce itself from use of Google Maps in iOS, with Apple developing its own mapping software that it will likely announce at WWDC starting on June 11. Well, Google may be attempting to upstage whatever Apple plans to announce about maps, because the search [...]

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