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Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes
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Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes

Jul 17th 2019, 1:13 PM 9,409 Views 8 Comments

Dublin is one of 24 cities where Google has rolled out the new feature.

You can now take a tour of the inside of a Dublin strip club on Google Maps
# Dublin
# Dublin

You can now take a tour of the inside of a Dublin strip club on Google Maps

Jun 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 18,095 Views 2 Comments

It has its own currency.

Someone has renamed Trump Tower 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps
# Take A Dump
# Take A Dump

Someone has renamed Trump Tower 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Nov 27th 2016, 2:41 PM 2,868 Views 3 Comments

Let us have our immature giggle.

Dublin Airport the first airfield in the world to be on Google's Street View
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# Have A Google

Dublin Airport the first airfield in the world to be on Google's Street View

Jun 4th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,791 Views 25 Comments

People can now go beyond the window seat to tour the new runway and surrounding airfields.

This Google street view gem involving a horse has just been discovered
# Horsing Around
# Horsing Around

This Google street view gem involving a horse has just been discovered

Apr 21st 2016, 8:09 AM 9,147 Views 2 Comments

Amazing.

13 times Google Street View captured the true essence of Ireland
# Need More Blur
# Need More Blur

13 times Google Street View captured the true essence of Ireland

Mar 14th 2016, 1:21 PM 19,084 Views 5 Comments

An insight.

Here's how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps
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# TechGuide

Here's how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps

Dec 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,437 Views 19 Comments

Handy if you need to stop at different places for the one journey.

One Dublin lad gave the Google street view car a very Irish welcome
# Straight Outta Dublin
# Straight Outta Dublin

One Dublin lad gave the Google street view car a very Irish welcome

Sep 18th 2015, 10:52 AM 5,289 Views 4 Comments

Welcome to Dublin.

Some subtle changes have been made to Facebook recently
# Ch-Ch-Changes
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# Ch-Ch-Changes

Some subtle changes have been made to Facebook recently

Jul 8th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,531 Views 8 Comments

Although if you didn’t notice them, that’s ok. They’re easy to miss.

Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home
# Mapping It Out
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# Mapping It Out

Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home

Jul 3rd 2015, 8:10 AM 25,246 Views 62 Comments

And they’re coming in handy, apparently.

Apple is going to send a fleet of vehicles to drive around Dublin soon
# Vroom Vroom
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# Vroom Vroom

Apple is going to send a fleet of vehicles to drive around Dublin soon

Jun 10th 2015, 10:52 AM 6,772 Views 18 Comments

The vehicles will collect data to help improve Apple Maps, and could result in it launching its own version of Google Street View.

Here's what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps
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# Google Know

Here's what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps

May 21st 2015, 1:09 PM 38,511 Views 24 Comments

And the likely reason why it presents such results.

Google apologises after "n***** king" map search brings you to White House
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# Racism

Google apologises after "n***** king" map search brings you to White House

May 20th 2015, 1:32 PM 14,317 Views 15 Comments

The tag was added using Map Maker.

A peeing droid has caused Google to suspend its map editing service
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# Take A Step Back

A peeing droid has caused Google to suspend its map editing service

May 12th 2015, 10:11 AM 11,304 Views 3 Comments

A “strong user” who had auto-approval privileges was responsible for the prank.

See how Google Maps has secretly insulted Apple in the most childishly inappropriate way
# Taking The Piss
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# Taking The Piss

See how Google Maps has secretly insulted Apple in the most childishly inappropriate way

Apr 24th 2015, 2:42 PM 32,448 Views 21 Comments

Ah lads.

7 internet Easter eggs that will completely zap your productivity
# Game On
# Game On

7 internet Easter eggs that will completely zap your productivity

Apr 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 8,435 Views 2 Comments

No need to worry about your figure, though.

You can now play Pacman through the streets of Ireland
# Little White Pills
# Little White Pills

You can now play Pacman through the streets of Ireland

Apr 1st 2015, 8:11 AM 3,064 Views 3 Comments

We never knew we needed this so much.

Ever wanted to climb Everest? Now you can - in a way*
# Scaling New Heights
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# Scaling New Heights

Ever wanted to climb Everest? Now you can - in a way*

Mar 17th 2015, 3:18 PM 13,870 Views 18 Comments

*In a way that is nothing like actually climbing Everest, but is still pretty good.

This is what happens when Irish users search 'cesspit' in Google Maps
# Cheeky
# Cheeky

This is what happens when Irish users search 'cesspit' in Google Maps

Feb 8th 2015, 5:21 PM 9,399 Views 4 Comments

Hang on, that’s not supposed to happen.

Google Maps is stepping indoors to stop you getting lost
# Help At Last
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# Help At Last

Google Maps is stepping indoors to stop you getting lost

Dec 8th 2014, 3:38 PM 11,179 Views 7 Comments

No excuse now!

Someone drew a willy on the Google Street View car's camera
# Google Graff
# Google Graff

Someone drew a willy on the Google Street View car's camera

Oct 9th 2014, 3:45 PM 3,436 Views 0 Comments

In Australia, obviously.

16 bizarre sights captured by Google Earth in Ireland
# Caught Out
# Caught Out

16 bizarre sights captured by Google Earth in Ireland

Apr 22nd 2014, 9:30 PM 143,088 Views 27 Comments

Well, that was unexpected.

Google Maps' addictive new game lets you catch wild Pokémon in Ireland
# Gotta Catch 'em All
# Gotta Catch 'em All

Google Maps' addictive new game lets you catch wild Pokémon in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 10:21 AM 4,124 Views 3 Comments

You’ve got to be the very best, like no one ever was.

Google Maps 'renames Kiev street' after people killed in clashes
# Ukraine
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# Ukraine

Google Maps 'renames Kiev street' after people killed in clashes

Feb 28th 2014, 8:33 AM 13,387 Views 13 Comments

The Institustkaya Street is now named after ‘street heroes’.

Google Street View car gets a traditional Dublin welcome
# Tourism
# Tourism

Google Street View car gets a traditional Dublin welcome

Feb 28th 2014, 8:19 AM 7,918 Views 10 Comments

Aww.

Santa leaves the North Pole in just over 2 hours according to Google Maps
# Santa Tracker
# Santa Tracker

Santa leaves the North Pole in just over 2 hours according to Google Maps

Dec 24th 2013, 7:53 AM 13,714 Views 19 Comments

It will take Santa all day and night to visit every boy and girl in the world.

Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps
# Journey Planner
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# Journey Planner

Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps

Nov 27th 2013, 2:44 PM 11,170 Views 33 Comments

The app will now include schedules from Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Irish Rail, DART and LUAS services.

American church looks like a phallus on Google Maps
# Rising Up
# Rising Up

American church looks like a phallus on Google Maps

Oct 30th 2013, 3:01 PM 4,721 Views 3 Comments

Spare a thought for the Christian Scientists of Dixon, Illinois.

13 works of art made from Google Maps images
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# C-art-ography

13 works of art made from Google Maps images

Jul 21st 2013, 11:30 AM 9,341 Views 26 Comments

Artist Jenny Odell has brought together satellite images of common topographical features to create unusual works.

An entire Scottish island is no longer on Google Maps
# Fantasy Island
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# Fantasy Island

An entire Scottish island is no longer on Google Maps

Jul 18th 2013, 2:30 PM 10,445 Views 20 Comments

The island of Jura has around 200 people – and 5,000 deer – who will be shocked to find they’re not on the map.

Derelict sites in Dublin get mapped
# City Map
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# City Map

Derelict sites in Dublin get mapped

Jun 30th 2013, 8:19 PM 30,563 Views 31 Comments

A Google Map of derelict sites in Dublin aims to examine how space is used in the capital, and how the sites can become useful.

Weird Wide Web: Smart beer glasses, an incredible Street View and some 'Instagramimation'
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Smart beer glasses, an incredible Street View and some 'Instagramimation'

Jun 30th 2013, 11:00 AM 12,984 Views 4 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

On your bike! Google Maps now includes cycling directions
# From A To B
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# From A To B

On your bike! Google Maps now includes cycling directions

May 24th 2013, 6:08 PM 8,910 Views 27 Comments

The directions show dedicated bike lanes as well as roadways which are deemed ‘bicycle friendly’ and no-go areas.

This is what the new Google Maps is set to look like
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# Google Maps

This is what the new Google Maps is set to look like

May 12th 2013, 12:00 PM 24,157 Views 10 Comments

Changes could be afoot as early as next week…

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe
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# Google

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe

Apr 25th 2013, 9:55 PM 19,820 Views 26 Comments

The company announced the move in a bid to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position.

Cheating man gets snared via Russia's answer to Google Maps
# Google Cheatview
# Google Cheatview

Cheating man gets snared via Russia's answer to Google Maps

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:48 AM 15,597 Views 15 Comments

You’d want to be careful when those sneaky camera cars are around.

Google releases more detailed maps of North Korea
# North Korea
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# North Korea

Google releases more detailed maps of North Korea

Jan 29th 2013, 2:34 PM 7,668 Views 19 Comments

The maps were created thanks to citizen cartographers using Google Map Maker.

Putting the favelas of Rio de Janeiro on the map
# Brazil
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# Brazil

Putting the favelas of Rio de Janeiro on the map

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:41 PM 9,959 Views 10 Comments

After a 1937 city ordinance didn’t map them due to their ‘temporary’ nature, the shanty towns have finally been recognised.

It's back! Google Maps now available on iPhone
# Phew
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# Phew

It's back! Google Maps now available on iPhone

Dec 13th 2012, 9:25 AM 14,182 Views 53 Comments

Just in time for Christmas…

Apple apologises to customers for Apple Maps
# Map Fail
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# Map Fail

Apple apologises to customers for Apple Maps

Sep 28th 2012, 2:35 PM 12,649 Views 36 Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook apologised to customers for the many mistakes that were found in Apple Maps last week.

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