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#Google Maps

From TheJournal.ie Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes Dublinbikes

Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes

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

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

Let us have our immature giggle.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport the first airfield in the world to be on Google's Street View Have A Google

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps TechGuide

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Some subtle changes have been made to Facebook recently Ch-Ch-Changes

Some subtle changes have been made to Facebook recently

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

From TheJournal.ie Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home Mapping It Out

Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home

And they’re coming in handy, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Apple is going to send a fleet of vehicles to drive around Dublin soon Vroom Vroom

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps Google Know

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

And the likely reason why it presents such results.

From TheJournal.ie Google apologises after "n***** king" map search brings you to White House Racism

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

The tag was added using Map Maker.

From TheJournal.ie A peeing droid has caused Google to suspend its map editing service Take A Step Back

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

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

From TheJournal.ie See how Google Maps has secretly insulted Apple in the most childishly inappropriate way Taking The Piss

7 internet Easter eggs that will completely zap your productivity

No need to worry about your figure, though.

You can now play Pacman through the streets of Ireland

We never knew we needed this so much.

From TheJournal.ie Ever wanted to climb Everest? Now you can - in a way* Scaling New Heights

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

*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

Hang on, that’s not supposed to happen.

From TheJournal.ie Google Maps is stepping indoors to stop you getting lost Help At Last

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

In Australia, obviously.

16 bizarre sights captured by Google Earth in Ireland

Well, that was unexpected.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google Maps 'renames Kiev street' after people killed in clashes Ukraine

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps Journey Planner

Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 13 works of art made from Google Maps images C-art-ography This post contains images

13 works of art made from Google Maps images

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

From TheJournal.ie An entire Scottish island is no longer on Google Maps Fantasy Island

An entire Scottish island is no longer on Google Maps

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

From TheJournal.ie Derelict sites in Dublin get mapped City Map

Derelict sites in Dublin get mapped

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.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Smart beer glasses, an incredible Street View and some 'Instagramimation' Week In Web

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

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

From TheJournal.ie On your bike! Google Maps now includes cycling directions From A To B

On your bike! Google Maps now includes cycling directions

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

From TheJournal.ie This is what the new Google Maps is set to look like Google Maps

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

Changes could be afoot as early as next week…

From TheJournal.ie Google to change how it displays search results in Europe Google

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google releases more detailed maps of North Korea North Korea

Google releases more detailed maps of North Korea

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

From TheJournal.ie Putting the favelas of Rio de Janeiro on the map Brazil

Putting the favelas of Rio de Janeiro on the map

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

From TheJournal.ie It's back! Google Maps now available on iPhone Phew

It's back! Google Maps now available on iPhone

Just in time for Christmas…

From TheJournal.ie Apple apologises to customers for Apple Maps Map Fail

Apple apologises to customers for Apple Maps

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

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