Google Earth & Google Maps

Snappy travels with the Google Maps Roads API

Snappy travels with the Google Maps Roads API

The Google Maps Roads API lets you send a bunch of GPS coordinates collected from your mobile phone to Google’s servers and get returned coordinates that snap to roads – letting you create a more accurate visualization of journeys your device has been traveling. By detecting noisy GPS coordinates and discarding them, as well as providing interpolated intermediate points, the ...

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Various Hearts found in Google Earth

Various Hearts found in Google Earth

This  video shows Various Heart shaped objects found in Google Earth, such as lakes and swimming pools. All of the KML files shown in the video can be found here: http://www.gearthhacks.com/collection…

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Use this trick to see a map of everywhere Google knows you’ve been

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If you have a Gmail account or use any of Google’s apps, there’s a good chance Google has some of your location data stored in its systems. Luckily, there’s an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you’ve been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited. This all depends on whether ...

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