Google Street View Glitches Show A Haunting Digital World

Finding something glitchy and weird on Google Maps and Google Street View is always exciting. It feels like finding the needle in a haystack, even if it's just a malformed panorama photo. Artist Emilio Vavarella decided to collect the best ones into a gallery, to reflect the relationship between humans and… » 1/07/14 11:00am 1/07/14 11:00am

Google Announces Google Maps — for the Nintendo Entertainment System [Update]

The undisputed Internet-age leader in April Fool's hoaxes gets a one-day head start on its latest gag—a brilliant announcement video for "Google Maps 8-Bit," a port of the popular, well, map service to the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicon. The best part? It's an homage to Dragon Quest. » 3/31/12 1:00pm 3/31/12 1:00pm

Google Maps - Capital Wasteland Survival Guide Edition

Capital Wasteland/A survivalist nightmare/Google Maps can help. This haiku brought to you in honour of the heroic efforts going on over at Planet Fallout, where a bright Paradigm Of Humanity has made a Google Maps mashup that is building into a handy guide to the post-apocalyptic landscape with the help of… » 11/17/08 6:00pm 11/17/08 6:00pm

Virtually Tour Tokyo's Gaming Mecca With Google Maps

Want to go to Akihabara and bask in the glory of millions of tons of video games, capsule toys, manga and electronics? Probably not if you're paying for the plane ticket over there. Fortunately, with the awesome power of Google Maps and Street View, you can scoot around Akiba virtually, checking out all the good game… » 8/06/08 10:00pm 8/06/08 10:00pm