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Tag: Google Maps

DIY Pip-Boy 3000 Map: Explorer Perk

DIY Pip-Boy 3000 Map: Explorer Perk
Redditor themcv put together a Pip-Boy 3000A replica for a lucky friend. Based on selectnone’s RasPipBoy user interface, themcv’s replica can show your location on Google Maps and do a couple of other things, all in …
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Westeros Google Map Poster Needs Walking, Horseback and Hodor Routes

Westeros Google Map Poster Needs Walking, Horseback and Hodor Routes
Hey Google, here’s a great April Fools’ Day idea for next year. Redditor selvag depicted A Song of Ice and Fire‘s place not to be in the style of Google Maps. Westeros’ and part of Essos’ …
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Google Maps Brings New Meaning to a Search for Nessie

Google Maps Brings New Meaning to a Search for Nessie
It is perhaps the most famous monster photo of all time. Appearing in England’s Daily Mail on April 21, 1934, it was snapped by London physician Robert Kenneth Wilson and became known as the “Surgeon’s Photograph.”…
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BioWare Headquarters in Google Maps: Shepard’s Favorite Studio in Canada

BioWare Headquarters in Google Maps: Shepard’s Favorite Studio in Canada
You can now take a peek at the house that Baldur and his gate built right from your browser. BioWare invited Google to make a virtual tour of its Edmonton office, the studio where classics such…
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Google Maps Offers “Dragon” Transport Easter Egg

Google Maps Offers “Dragon” Transport Easter Egg
If you want Google Maps to give you directions from Snowdon to Brecon Beacons in Wales, it will estimate travel times by car, bus, foot, plane, bicycle, and now by dragon. Obviously we want to go…
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Google Maps 3.0 Update Adds Lane Assistance and More

Google Maps 3.0 Update Adds Lane Assistance and More
I go to the same places roughly every month and you would think I would memorize the routes. It’s usually very early in the morning when I am driving and I can’t see landmarks, so I…
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Google Maps Pokémon Challenge: Gotta Fool ‘Em All

Google Maps Pokémon Challenge: Gotta Fool ‘Em All
This April Fools’ Day, the elite leaders of Google Maps are looking for the very best, like no one ever was. They need your help to catch Pokémon scattered all over the world. The winner gets…
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CERN Google Street View LEGO Scavenger Hunt: for DisCERNing Virtual Tourists

CERN Google Street View LEGO Scavenger Hunt: for DisCERNing Virtual Tourists
A few months ago Google rolled out its Street View of some of the facilities at the world famous physics mecca, the European Organization for Nuclear Research aka CERN. The organization decided to have a bit…
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Explore the Lamborghini Museum Using Google Maps

Explore the Lamborghini Museum Using Google Maps
Google Maps has been adding an ever-increasing amount of Street View imagery to its service allowing you to actually see the streets you’ll be driving, biking and walking on when you’re going somewhere. I think most…
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Google Street View Lets You Visit CERN without Colliding with Anyone

Google Street View Lets You Visit CERN without Colliding with Anyone
The European Organization for Nuclear Research aka CERN reached the attention of the masses when they finished the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator. Physicists and other scientists all over…
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Google Maps Takes You Inside the TARDIS

Google Maps Takes You Inside the TARDIS
Google maps has a special treat for Doctor Who fans. And I’m not talking about “Bad Wolf” showing up in various locations either. If you go to the Police Box on Earls Court Road in London…
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Google Maps Icons IRL Are Really Birdhouses

Google Maps Icons IRL Are Really Birdhouses
If you live in the area where Taiwanese artist Shu-Chun Hsiao set up his latest project, then you might be wondering why various locations have real and physical Google’s Maps icons plastered prominently on their walls…
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Google Maps Rolls out Store Floor Plans to Web Version

Google Maps Rolls out Store Floor Plans to Web Version
With Black Friday here if you’re planning on going out and doing a lot of shopping today, you may want to plan your route using a new service available on Google Maps. Google has added indoor…
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Google Maps Gets Gigantic Street View Update

Google Maps Gets Gigantic Street View Update
It never ceases to irk me that I can check out parks and streets around the world from me, yet I can’t see my own neighborhood on Google Street View. The Google Street View car rolled…
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Google Maps Goes Captain Nemo with Underwater Views

Google Maps Goes Captain Nemo with Underwater Views
Google has been significantly expanding its Maps offerings for a long time. When the service first started one of the only things you could do was get directions to places you wanted to go. Over time,…
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Google Maps 8-Bit Comes to the NES

Google Maps 8-Bit Comes to the NES
While we’re reasonably certain that the pranksters at Google have jumped the gun with one of their big April Fools pranks, we’re still the slightest bit hopeful that Google Maps for the Nintendo Entertainment System is…
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