Google’s World Cup Tidbits

Apart from the old Street View being launched in SA, Google has also introduced a few other treats in anticipation of the soccer World Cup. For instance, if you search for “World Cup” on Google, you get a summary schedule of upcoming matches, as well as a list of teams and pools. If you then […]

Google Street View South Africa Is Here

Barely scraping it in by the skin of their teeth, Google has managed to get its Street View imagery operational for South Africa just in time for the World Cup. Yay! No more lost tourists. They’ve also done a huge amount of work in the Google Earth platform to create 3D imagery of all the […]

Google Street View South Africa Launch on 8 June

According to news site MyBroadband, Google has now announced that it will launch Street View Imagery in South Africa on Tuesday, 8th of June 2010, in time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. A quick glance at maps.google.com show’s they’ve already uploaded some higher-res imagery of parts of SA. Presumably we can expect views of […]

Google Maps Street View South Africa

South Africa prepare yourself for an invasion of a different type. The Google Maps Street View South Africa project launches today. That hideous monstrosity on the right is the Toyota Prius that over the next months will be peeking over your twelve foot walls to help criminals check on the location of your 46inch Bravia. […]

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