Google recently announced the launch of a new tool called Tour Builder. Originally intended for war veterans to tell of their stories, it has quickly found use outside that camp. Tour Builder is very simple to use. Navigate around a map to add placemarks of locations you’ve visited. Add a story and images to each place, and before long an entire trip can be mapped and understood by those you share your tour with. Normally, when someone is looking for details of a travel experience you’ve had, they’d search your Facebook profile to find pictures and text. Although that’s a useful method, to have the Tour Builder combine lots of images and locations on a 3D map is a bit more entertaining and engaging.
Google has released a new online tool called Transparency Report that allows the internet users to see the information flow on various Google services and products such as YouTube, Google Search etc and gives us first hand data about which Google Services are being blocked around the world. Like all companies, Google’s services occasionally experience traffic disruptions. The new traffic tracking tool helps us and others track whether these interruptions are related to mechanical outages or are government-induced. “We believe that this kind of transparency can be a deterrent to censorship,” David Drummond, Google’s chief legal officer, said. “When Google’s
It seems that the no one is able to resist the upcoming Football World Cup. Even Google has turned its attention towards the World Cup in their own special way. They have created an incredible 3D tour of all the Football stadiums where the Football Matches would be played. If you can’t make it to South Africa to watch the World Cup, you can at least take a tour of the Football Stadiums with Google Earth. Incredible 3D Tours For Football World Cup Stadiums: 9 cities would host the World Cup matches in 10 different stadiums. A total of sixty-four World