street view

  • How to Blur Your House in Google Maps’ Street View

    How to Blur Your House in Google Maps’ Street View

    While, sure, anybody could just drive by your house to see what it looks like — all the tin foil in the world isn’t going to shield you from that privacy “violation,” though a fence might help — you can make it harder for people to see your home on Google Maps.

  • Watch A Google Street View Video Of Your Map Route

    Google’s street view option comes in handy pretty often. You can see what a destination looks like to make sure you don’t miss it; you can check out a neighbourhood before moving in. And with this tool, you can actually see an entire video of your map route, based on street view snapshots.

  • Get Some Aussie Culture Up Ya With Google’s Cultural Institute

    Attention culture vultures: The Google Cultural Institute has added a treasure-trove of 2000 Australian artifacts to its digital archives. The collection covers key moments in Australian and Pacific history sourced from art galleries, museums and libraries. Notable works include the first hand-built prototype of the Holden car, the interior of the “G for George” WW2…

  • Google Street View Maps The Galapagos Islands

    We always enjoy it when Google sends its Street View cameras somewhere unusual. The latest addition to the project is underwater footage from the Galapagos Islands, which means you can now see Street View imagery with actual giant tortoises.