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Faster Than Google: This Man Needs Just 0.1 Seconds to Locate Any Google Maps Image
Faster Than Google: This Man Needs Just 0.1 Seconds to Locate Any Google Maps Image

12 Sep 2022, 22:20 UTC / Probably the best GeoGuessr player in the entire world, Trevor Rainbolt is able to locate any Google Maps image faster than you blink

 
Essential Google Maps Feature Now Available for More Users
Essential Google Maps Feature Now Available for More Users

1 Aug 2022, 21:21 UTC / Google has enabled the speedometer for users in several Indian regions, as the company is working with the government on improving the traffic

 
Google Needed 11 Years to Launch a Major Google Maps Feature in This Large Market
Google Needed 11 Years to Launch a Major Google Maps Feature in This Large Market

31 Jul 2022, 23:28 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant has recently managed to launch Google Maps Street View in India after 11 years of trying

 
Google Maps Street View Gets Anniversary Update With Lots of New Features
Google Maps Street View Gets Anniversary Update With Lots of New Features

24 May 2022, 21:53 UTC / Street View is turning 15, and this is why Google has announced a new pack of improvements, including a new dedicated camera

 
The Latest Google Maps Update Proves the Future Is Already Here
The Latest Google Maps Update Proves the Future Is Already Here

12 May 2022, 22:11 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant Google is bringing a so-called immersive view in Google Maps to let users explore cities

 
Google Maps Helps the Police Arrest Italian Gangster on the Run for 20 Years
Google Maps Helps the Police Arrest Italian Gangster on the Run for 20 Years

6 Jan 2022, 22:20 UTC / The Italian mafia boss was posted in one of the photos published by the Google Maps cars online as part of the Street View imagery

 
Recent Update Breaks Down a Key Google Maps Feature
Recent Update Breaks Down a Key Google Maps Feature

5 Nov 2021, 23:34 UTC / Street View data goes missing all of a sudden, with Google explaining it’s already investigating the whole thing and working on a fix

 
Apple Continues Google Maps Offensive, Sends Apple Maps Cars to New Location
Apple Continues Google Maps Offensive, Sends Apple Maps Cars to New Location

22 Apr 2021, 07:15 UTC / Apple’s cars used by the Cupertino-based tech giant to capture street-level imagery for Apple Maps have recently been spotted in Amsterdam

 
Google Maps Gets a New Social Feature, and Everything Makes Sense Now
Google Maps Gets a New Social Feature, and Everything Makes Sense Now

13 Mar 2021, 14:11 UTC / Google has recently announced that users would be able to post photo updates for any location on the map using a new built-in feature

 
Apple Brings Its Google Maps Street View Alternative to More Users
Apple Brings Its Google Maps Street View Alternative to More Users

7 Feb 2021, 15:18 UTC / Apple’s very own Look Around feature, an alternative to Street View, is now available in more locations as the company expands its availability

 
Google Releases Several New Google Maps Updates for Android and Android Auto
Google Releases Several New Google Maps Updates for Android and Android Auto

5 Feb 2021, 05:23 UTC / The company has published a total of four different new builds in the last few days, and now a big update for production devices is likely

 
Google Quietly Releases a New Google Maps Feature You Could Easily Miss
Google Quietly Releases a New Google Maps Feature You Could Easily Miss

1 Feb 2021, 06:48 UTC / The search giant now uses a server-side switch to enable a new UI for Street View in Google Maps to allow for a split-screen mode

 
Google Maps Captures Car Crash, Whose Fault Is It?
Google Maps Captures Car Crash, Whose Fault Is It?

20 Jan 2021, 05:41 UTC / Images of a crash have made their way to the WWW as the Google Maps car passed by and took photos for Street View minutes after the incident

 
Improving Google Maps Is Everyone’s Responsibility Now, Not Just Google’s
Improving Google Maps Is Everyone’s Responsibility Now, Not Just Google’s

5 Dec 2020, 07:03 UTC / Google starts allowing users to contribute to the Street View app with their own imagery, even without the need for special 360-degree cameras

 
Google Maps Showing a Prisoner Walking Near a Jail, and the Internet Is Confused
Google Maps Showing a Prisoner Walking Near a Jail, and the Internet Is Confused

28 Nov 2020, 14:17 UTC / The Google Maps car, which the search giant uses to capture street-level imagery for its web service, shows a prisoner calmly talking a walk close to a prison

 
Google Maps Showing a Woman Giving Birth on the Street? Not Really
Google Maps Showing a Woman Giving Birth on the Street? Not Really

27 Nov 2020, 05:38 UTC / Alleged Street View images captured by a Google Maps car show a woman giving birth to a baby on the sidewalk; Google says it’s fake

 
Google Has Found a Brilliant Way to Let Users Improve Google Maps
Google Has Found a Brilliant Way to Let Users Improve Google Maps

10 Nov 2020, 07:52 UTC / Google has recently updated a Driving Mode to the Street View app, essentially making it possible for users to contribute to Google Maps with their phones

 
Truck Driver Turned Internet Celebrity After Huge Spill Is Caught on Google Maps
Truck Driver Turned Internet Celebrity After Huge Spill Is Caught on Google Maps

6 Nov 2020, 14:59 UTC / A truck driver somehow managed to cause a massive spill on a road in Argentina, just in front of the Google Maps car taking street-level imagery

 
Google Blocks Google Maps Users From “Visiting” Sacred Australian Site
Google Blocks Google Maps Users From “Visiting” Sacred Australian Site

23 Sep 2020, 13:46 UTC / Parks Australia has officially requested Google to remove Google Maps images of the Uluru climb, thus blocking digital visitors on the site

 
The Latest Google Maps Update Comes with an Unpleasant Surprise for Some Users
The Latest Google Maps Update Comes with an Unpleasant Surprise for Some Users

8 Aug 2020, 08:33 UTC / A number of iOS users claim that the option to drop a pin on the map and access Street View imagery is no longer available after latest update