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Latest Street View guide lets you explore the locations behind Game of Thrones

Take a look at the real-world filming locations of Game of Thrones with Street View.

Can’t get enough of Game of Thrones? You can now explore Westeros with Google’s latest Street View guide. The guide details real-world filming locations for Winterfell (shot in Scotland), the Iron Islands, King’s Landing, Dothraki Sea, Arena of Meereen, and other iconic scenes from the show.

Some of the notable locations include:

Winterfell – Filmed at Doune Castle in the Stirling  [Read More…]

Google rolls out ‘Street View ready’ program for 360-degree cameras from Samsung, GoPro, and more

Google’s Street View certification program lets you easily publish 360-degree content.

Google has announced a “Street View ready” program that makes it easier for customers using 360-degree cameras to capture and upload imagery to Street View. 20 cameras will be available over the coming months, including products from Samsung, GoPro, 360Fly, Insta360, Xiaomi’s Yi Technology, and others.

The Street View certification covers four categories:

Street View mobile ready: 360 cameras that can publish Street View directly  [Read More…]

Trading Game wants to make you a Wall Street whiz (Sponsored App Review)

Overview: Trading Game is an educational tool for would-be investors who want to learn how to be savvy traders in the financial world. It covers regular stock trading, as well as other trading markets such as cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Developer: Finance Illustrated Cost: Free Impressions: Trading Game features several modes that aim to teach you […]

India rejects Street View

The Indian government has rejected Google’s bid to bring its fleet of Street View vehicles into the country. The country’s Home Ministry said that giving Google the ability to record street-level imagery would be detrimental to national security, as the vehicles could potentially record sensitive government installations.

The search giant uses specialized vehicles with high-resolution cameras to map landmarks and iconic buildings, offering users the ability to view 360-degree imagery from the comfort of their homes.  [Read More…]

Google wants to take you up Mont Blanc with Street View

Google is using Street View to take the general public to places they’ve never visited before, and we’re not talking about human settlements here. The latest to be explored by the company’s interactive exploration platform is Mont Blanc, which features one of Europe’s highest peaks.

“By working with legendary adventurers, the Street View team was able to capture the spirit of the massif in a way few witness firsthand. Run on the summit with Kilian  [Read More…]

Explore Mount Blanc with Google Street View

In Google’s quest to map the entire world with their street view technology to allow people sat at their computers to see the far ends of the globe, their latest achievement is mapping Mount Blanc.

It’s called the Monarch of Mountains and is one of Europe’s highest peaks, surrounded by cloud and snowfields, and now you can get a 360-degree look at Mount Blanc right in Google Maps.

“we partnered with world-renowned alpine photographers, skiers, mountaineers, climbers, and runners to  [Read More…]

Google wants to take you up Mount Blanc with Street View

Google is using Street View to take the general public to places they’ve never visited before, and we’re not talking about human settlements here. The latest to be explored by the company’s interactive exploration platform is Mount Blanc, which features one of Europe’s highest peaks.

“By working with legendary adventurers, the Street View team was able to capture the spirit of the massif in a way few witness firsthand. Run on the summit with Kilian  [Read More…]

Google lets you explore the world’s largest model railway exhibition in Street View

Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s largest model railway exhibition. It’s the go-to event for those who enjoy putting together locomotives and managing miniature railways, but while the actual setups and landscapes crafted by attendees are nothing short of amazing, just how cool would it be to view them in Google’s Street View? Well, now you can.

Interestingly, Google deployed miniature versions of its own mapping vehicles to get around the various exhibits, which paid off  [Read More…]

Street Fighter characters kick their way into Blood Brothers 2 on December 3

Characters from Street Fighter will soon be making their way into Blood Brothers 2, the popular role playing game. Ryu, Cammy and M. Bison will be the first three characters to make an appearance, with others following.

You can now spy on the giant tortoises from the Galapagos Islands on Google Street View

Google recently launched a standalone Street View app for mobile phones, and now you can keep up with the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. There are tons of places you can check out with the app, in full 360-degree glory, but why not see what some huge tortoises are up to, right?

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