Google Earth

Google Maps redesign promises to make finding places faster

It’s almost hard to imagine these days how we’ve managed to survive the past decades without Google Maps and related services like Waze. But despite …

Google

Google Maps' new look adapts to how you travel

Google Maps may be a cornerstone of navigation for many people, but its visual presentation can occasionally leave something to be desired. Why would you care about gas stations when you're taking the subway? To that end, Google is giving Maps a fresh look that adapts to your travel methods and …

RVs

Saudi Arabia’s mysterious stone structures seen from the air

| <b>Published —</b> Thursday 16 November 2017<p>Archaeologist David Kennedy during an air expedition to explore Saudi Arabia’s desert plains. (AN photo)<p>A …

Archaeology

Google Maps Redesign Tweaks Color Scheme and Updates Map Modes

Google Maps is one of those rare applications that gets better with time. Over the years, the team at Google has improved on various aspects of the …

Google

Scientists fly over hundreds of mysterious ancient gates spotted in Saudi Arabia

Mysterious ancient stone structures found in Saudi<br>Credit: Google EarthArchaeologists have been allowed to fly over Saudi Arabia to investigate …

Saudi Arabia

Stunning 'orbital drone-lapse' captured by flying a drone in huge circles

It's difficult to stand out when creating a time-lapse these days—from the storm-lapses of Mike Oblinski, to the 'flow-motion' hyperlapses of Rob …

Photography

Hidden Millennium Falcon visible via Google Earth

(KPRC) - While searching for the studio where the new "Star Wars" movie is filming, a fan stumbled across the legendary Millennium Falcon on Google …

Maps

Aerial Images May Unlock Enigma of Ancient Stone Structures in Saudi Arabia

Hundreds of thousands of stone structures that date back thousands of years and dot the deserts and plains of the Middle East and North Africa are, …

Archaeology

Google study shows how your account is most likely to be hijacked

Security threats like phishing, keylogging and third-party breaches are pretty common knowledge. Google wanted to gain a better understanding of how …

Maps

Millennium Falcon is hiding in plain sight on Google Earth

It's going to take more than shipping containers to conceal the fastest hunk of junk in the Star Wars galaxy.<p>Maybe Chewbacca stopped by for a round of golf.<p>Sharp-eyed Star Wars fans using Google Earth have spotted the legendary Millennium Falcon from the movie saga parked near Barrow Hills Golf …

Geek

Google Maps reveals how Disney hides the Millennium Falcon during 'Star Wars' filming

While Disney's plan to hide the Millennium Falcon behind shipping containers during "Star Wars" filming worked on Earth's surface, the bird's eye …

Star Wars

The Millennium Falcon Has Just Been Spotted On Google Earth

In a galaxy far, far away! Actually: Surrey<p>What, we ask you, could be more gloriously geeky than scouring Google Earth for a shot of the Millennium …

Star Wars

Millennium Falcon spotted in England by fans using Google Earth

So much for a cloaking device. Thanks to some fan sleuthing on Google Earth, what certainly appears to be the <i>Millennium Falcon</i> has been spotted in …

Star Wars

The Millennium Falcon was hidden badly : Here’s more Star Wars on Google Maps

Users of Google Maps and lovers of space-spotting Star Wars set pieces will enjoy the appearance of the Millennium Falcon this week in Surrey. The …

Google

‘Star Wars’ fans spot hidden Millennium Falcon on Google Earth

There's no getting past those 'Star Wars' mega fans<p><i>Star Wars</i> fans have spotted the famous Millennium Falcon sitting in a field in Surrey, thanks to …

Star Wars

The Rise of YouTube

LinkYouTube’s history is well-documented. But Business Casual also chronicles the more recent developments in the video-sharing website, particularly …

Maps

How pilots can use iOS 11's new screenshot tool

Screenshots have been around since the very first iPad, and they have proven themselves to be valuable in all kinds of circumstances. Just press the …

iOS

Top 10 Best Linux Educational Software for Your Kids

An educational expense is always high all over the world. This expense will be more if you want to use educational software on your machine. You may …

Linux

Have You Lost Yourself in a Google Map Lately? - GeekMom

Here among the GeekFamily folks, I’m surrounded by techies on the pulse of the very latest developments in software, electronics, and what have you. …

Mount Everest

Pixel 2 review: very impressive and extremely Google

Google took a big risk last year when it replaced the mid-range Nexus line with the high-end Pixel. Shooting higher and asking for more money let …

Phones

Tunnel collapse may have killed 200 after North Korea nuclear test: reports

<b>Tokyo:</b> A tunnel at North Korea's nuclear test site collapsed after Pyongyang's sixth atomic test in September, possibly killing more than 200 people, …

North Korea

Google ignores country domain and delivers search results on detected location

The days of changing the country code in the Google domain to see another country's results are over.<p>Google is doing away with using the country code …

Technology (India)

Google Earth is almost ready to work on Firefox

Earlier this year, Google Earth finally became accessible on a browser, giving you a way to virtually explore our world without having to install its application. At the moment, though, it will only work if you're using Google Chrome, something its developers are working hard to change: their …

Maps

Making search results more local and relevant

When you’re searching on Google, we aim to provide the most useful results for your query. Today, around one in five searches on Google is related to …

SEO

Better Fiction Through Technology: Reconstructing the Lost City of Petra

I was 13 years old when I first became fascinated by the famous “Lost City” of Petra: about a week after its release, my parents took me to the movie …

Archaeology

11 stunning aerial photographs you can keep staring at

We asked the man behind this stunning picture for tips, tricks and his best shots<p><i>Niaz Uddin is a commercial photographer and filmmaker based out of</i> …

Photography

UWA archaeologist uses Google Earth to discover mysterious ancient Saudi 'gates'

High-resolution images from Google Earth have led to the discovery of hundreds of mysterious ancient structures scattered across the desert in Saudi …

Archaeology

Google Earth Leads to Discovery of 400 Stone "Gates" in Saudi Arabia

Amateur researchers first came across the rock structures in 2004. Four years later, after seeing them again on Google Earth, they decided to …

Archaeology

Google Earth discovers ancient stone gates in Saudi Arabia

Scientists have discovered about 400 previously undocumented stone structures known as 'Gates' in Saudi Arabia with the help of Google Earth imagery. …

Technology (India)

You Can Now Use Google Maps to Explore the Solar System

Chances are, at one time or another, we’ve all used Google Maps to find the shortest route from point A to point B. But if you are like some people, …

Space Exploration