Tag Archives: View

Google Street View Mapping Grand Canyon For Your Viewing Pleasure

Have you ever wanted to go to the Grand Canyon, but considered it too much walking? If so, you worry me. But luckily for you (and all of us who just want to see the Grand Canyon on our work break), Google is bringing Street View there, using its camera backpacks and some employees exploring. Sure, photos can’t capture the real beauty, but it’s a damn… Read more

HTC Talks About Tablet Market, Staying Out Of It For Now

HTC has sold 3 different Android tablets in the past two years, one being a cellular variation of the other. They were the HTC Flyer, the Sprint EVO View 4G, and the AT&T HTC Jetstream. This encompassed both the lower end of the spectrum (Flyer was $300) and the high end (Jetstream was $700). HTC had said that the tablets met expectations and taight… Read more

Google Adds Underwater Maps To Street View

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7syWPIZt9B4&feature=player_embedded How far will Google go to map the world for everyone to see? The answer is: Even underwater. Yes, they’ve created Street View footage underwater in various locations, like Australia, the Philippines, and Hawaii. It’s hard to comprehend how complete Google is trying to make their maps…. Read more

Street View Of Antarctic Now Avaiable

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7VzVTNN6DA&feature=player_embedded Google, the Polar Geospatial Center at the University of Minnesota and the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust have teamed up together to create a large amount of Street view content in Antarctica. There are many landmarks shown off, including the ceremonial South Pole and Shackleton’s… Read more

Google Street View Backpack Is Android Powered And Heavy

There are many places where people want Street View, but the Google trucks can’t drive. Sometimes, they can’t even get a bike to traverse the area. So what do they do? Make an Android powered backpack with a ball of cameras above your head. This will allow them to collect street view data in places previously impossible to get to with their cameras…. Read more