Honey I shrunk the Tech!
makes a change from the monster thing they had going around San Fransisco when I was there in February http://www.flickr.com/photos/akira_kev/4343467394/
Google had better watch its back, because El Reg has obtained evidence that a powerful rival is about to poke Street View in its all-seeing eye. Check out the following vehicle, spotted on Monday in Banbury Road, Oxford, by reader Ian Chard. Note the sinister, four-camera spypod atop a big black box which doubtless contains …
It seems they've had a complete sense of humour failure on the Stig in Scotland issue.
That section of road is now completely non-street-view!!!
If you go http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=57+13'33.82N+4+34'19.81W&sll=53.800651,-4.064941&sspn=10.156235,31.113281&ie=UTF8&ll=57.226859,-4.57115&spn=0,0.007596&z=17&layer=c&cbll=57.226859,-4.57115&panoid=QHCb7cgWS-n8T1DBNkL8Iw&cbp=12,216.86,,3,-0.31
You can just about see the stig still.
"The company has over 1000 geographic analysts who regularly drive the roads and its map database includes around 17 million miles of roads which have been mapped using similar vehicles."
Then why does my bloody sat nav still have no idea about a 10 year old estate, has no idea what "no entry" means and still takes me on the most illogical routes..
There's a large subdivision here that's over 18 years old that I know of, and still my Garmin says "here thyre bee dragons!" with a big blank area... and this is after I was stupid enough to pay US$150 for the damn update CD.
Garmin can suck my eight-inch non-dairy creamer. Where's the icon for "carpet-bombing from a B-52"?
it was driving around milton keynes shopping centre a few days ago.
we thought about jumping up and down and making a general arse of ourselves just to be immortalised in the interwebs for ever.
then we realised we were grown men and contemplated taking its cameras out instead.
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