Policemen See Funny Side of Edinburgh Street View Axe Murder Photos

Two mechanics who saw the Google Streetview car coming down the road in Edinburgh leapt into action, hurriedly faking the murder of the boss for the delight of future internet onlookers. Nearly two years later their antics have come to light, with police paying them a visit just to check there wasn't really an unidentified corpse still on the pavement. Read More >>

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Using Google Street View to Study the Great Barrier Reef

The Catlin Seaview Survey is a Google and University of Queensland project using a nifty underwater camera rig to create a zoomable, 360-degree image of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Destin from SmarterEveryDay got to hitch a ride with the team that records this sea-floor Street View. You don't want to miss this. Read More >>

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Iconic Album Covers Merged With Their Real Locations in Google Maps

The Guardian has a nice collection of album covers embedded in Google Streetview images. I'm surprised they didn't make Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, but Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Beastie Boys will do it for me. Read More >>

This Unbelievable Google Street View Captured a Space Shuttle Flyover

When Google's army of Street View vehicles takes to the streets, there's no telling what those wandering eyes will see. Still's it's hard to believe that a Google Street View camera captured a space shuttle flying over the New Jersey Turnpike towards New York City. Read More >>

Hate Apple Maps on iOS 6? Here Are Some Free Alternatives

OK, so iOS 6 has a load of decent new features, but Apple Maps isn't one of them. It looks nice and is quite fast, but it's not a patch on Google Maps in the UK. While we wait for Google to launch a standalone Google Maps app for iOS 6, here are some alternatives to tide you over. Read More >>

Google Has Adorably Goofy 360-Degree StreetView Backpack Cameras Now

So on top of its fleet of world-roaming StreetView cars, Google's now got 360-degree backpack cameras to take in the world. And now you want one, too. Read More >>

Street View Takes it Inside, With Indoor Business Photos

Cruising down Street View, wondering what lies behind that ornate door? You'll soon be able to virtually poke your nose through certain letter boxes, thanks to Google's new Business Photos tool. Read More >>