The data allows us to see which South African beaches are the most searched for, and seven of the top 10 are in Cape Town.
Many people are using Google’s Street View to find images featuring friends and family who have since passed on.
Google Street View is a fun way to explore the world, but not everyone wants all and sundry checking out their home.
Take a tour of the incredible “Miniatur Wunderland”, one of the world’s largest model cities, with a tiny Google Street View car.
Thanks to the efforts of tireless volunteers, all of South Africa’s national parks are now on Google Street View. Please do enjoy.
You’ve probably seen a hundred photos of its famous exterior but stepping inside is a different story. Come on in.
Sometimes one is caught so red-handed that it’s not even worth protesting your innocence. This gent in the UK has Google to thank for catching him with his pants down.
Robben Island is a huge part of our country’s history and hopefully this app will show the world a piece of it. Thank goodness for apps and technology.
Travel the world and see the last remaining of the original Seven Wonders. Thanks to Google, you can do this in your pajamas, whilst still reeling from the effects of too many vodka-tonics last night.
Images from a Google Street View car in Chile appear to show what looks like a hit-and-run on a dog; but is this really the case?
Who actually uses Google’s Street View for directions anymore? We use it for our casual Sunday stroll through Parisian cobbled streets, and sitting next to blurry faced cafe patrons enjoying a croissant and a coffee. Google has recently added more underwater Street View maps, perfect for a scuba adventure from your desktop.
Check out these art installations by an Italian artist in New York City who is bringing Google Street View to life through his project called ‘Street Ghosts.’ He scours Google Street View until he finds an interesting looking person (Google blurs out the faces of people captured by their cameras) then he prints out a life sized photo and paints it on to the side of a building where that person was spotted.
Google Street View has captured some weird and wonderful moments around the world. Its taken us to the Galapagos Islands, under the sea and along the Tour de France. Now, Google Street View has helped save a stray dog.
Google Street View is making it harder and harder for us to find reasons to leave the house. This week marks the 178th anniversary of Darwin discovering the Galápagos Islands, and Google has launched an amazing 360 degree tour of one of the most biodiverse archipelagos on Earth.
Google has conquered Earth, so it’s only natural that they set their sights on the waters. If you were thinking about becoming a certified diver, don’t bother, Google’s new project brings the ocean to you.
According to a report, a group of 20 villagers from Sa-eab, in Northern Thailand, blocked one of the Street View cars, interrogated the driver, and demanded he swear on a statue of Buddha that he wasn’t up to no good.
Google Street View does not think very highly of Ariel Castro, and why should they? Castro kidnapped three women and kept them as prisoners at 2207 Seymour Avenue, Cleveland for over 10 years.
While most of us complain about the airfare for an economy class ticket, some are flying in luxury in first-class of Emirates’ A380. Don’t fret, Google Street View will provide you with an on board tour of the cabin.
If you’re not venturing to France and climbing the Eiffel Tower isn’t in your budget, then we suppose this is the next best thing. Google has made our lives easier once again by creating this amazing tour of the acclaimed structure with Google Street View. The tour offers a 360 degree view of the praised […]
Ever wanted to see what it’s like to ride the Tour de France but have never had the stamina or appropriate drug dealers? To celebrate the annual bike race’s 100th edition, Google has supplied us with a way to include us in the race, from a comfier seat, aka your couch. Combined with Google Street View, YourTour puts […]
Explore the Diagon Alley set from the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London. You can now take a 360 degree tour thanks to Google’s Street View.
Google Street View has caught a woman that looks like she is picking up her clothes off the curb after a break-up. Click through to find out what happened.
Nami is a ghost town. Having played host to a nuclear power plant, the town became the icon of suffering in the wake of the 2011 Japanese Tsunami, which destroyed much of Japan’s North Eastern coastline. Shortly thereafter, the nuclear power plant melted down, having sustained critical damage in the wave. Google Street View has […]
Do no evil, right? Internet giant, Google has agreed to pay a $7 million fine for the collection of personal data without authorisation for their Street View service. Google has also agreed to destroy emails, passwords and web histories in a settlement with 38 states in the USA. The data was collected from wireless networks […]
Many strange things have been seen on Google’s Street View application. Now they’ve been forced to answer about the fate of a donkey in Botswana that they may or may not have knocked over. They have of course denied knocking the donkey over.
Google Street View is pretty great! It lets me see rural villages, the National Gallery in London, post-crisis Fukushima, and your house. And soon, in collaboration with the Catlin Seaview Survey, it’ll be letting people explore Great Barrier Reef as part of the expanding ‘Seaview’ project.
Last month, Google Maps’ Street View functionality started displaying photos of retail spaces’ interiors; now Google Maps itself is headed indoors, too, with a proposed Google Maps Floor Plans feature. This would mean Google maps of airports, shopping malls, and other buildings that you might somehow be able to get lost in.
Well, ladies and gentlemen. Here we have demonstrable proof that Google Street View is a technology that a) makes our lives better, and b) provides canny insight into the daily habits of the human being. In this instance, it is one particularly special character from 40 Stella Road (corner of Dick Burton), Plumstead.
The Great Tripod on a Prius has made it’s way to Brazil, not long after wizzing by 2ov’s HQ in the Cape Quarter, I’ll have you know. But, as inevitable as portraits of maniacal bergies on the Cape Town records of Google Street view, corpses have begun popping up at an alarming rate as the Street View car chugs through Brazil, and specifically, Rio de Janeiro.