Category: Google Maps

  • Google introduces textures to 3D buildings….

    Wow, have a look at the picture of Manhattan above. It’s of a new function google introduced yesterday on it’s Google Earth platform, full textures for the 3D buildings. It only works for New York for now, but pretty soon all you need would be google earth and a link from your computer to your […]

  • Go to Disney World for Free…..

    Is google ever going to stop doing cool stuff? Can you imagine doing this type of thing for a living? Well, like it or not, the next time you decide to dive down the rabbit hole, you can turn to your computer and GE instead. Yep, Disney’s wonderland has been ported to google earth. Just […]

  • Take a virtual vacation….

    Head over to 360 Cities and take a virtual tour of almost anywhere in the world. This google mashup is very similar to twittervision/flickrvision and shows you 360 degree panoramas from around the world.

  • TwitterVision/FlickrVision

    If you’re a twitter nut — not that there is anything wrong with that — or are just plain bored, head over to Twittervision, a real-time geographic visualization of posts to Twitter. It’s all thanks to google’s open API (thanks guys/gals……you ROCK!!!). It’s kinda cool to have it opened — specially in 3D mode — […]

  • Google Maps route tweaking….

    Did you ever use google maps to get direction from point A to B, only to have to give up and do some manual adjustments, because you wanted to make a pit stop at location C? Did you ever want to get google maps (or any other mapping program for that matter) to take you […]

  • Robots.txt 2.0

    Since the introduction of google maps streets view two days ago, people are going crazy in trying to zoom in and find hidden gems in those captured images. If you don’t know about this click on the link above and you’ll see what I’m talking about, or you can just go to and zoom […]