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New Google Maps Update! Amazing!

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posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:23 PM
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lol thank you, I got that far. I just saw that underneath the Start button it said look for monsters.

Where are the monsters?!




posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:24 PM
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Oh what have we got here



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posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:25 PM
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Yeah to me its still very blurry at the top most + setting. :/ I see no difference at all. To the person who claims you see make and models of cars, how? All you get is the over head view. And if you go streetside, you still just get major streets and a horrible 'zoom in' that's all blurry. I tried to see parents home. same as it's been for the last 3 years on google maps.

No improvement except it takes forever to load satellite.
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posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:29 PM
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Originally posted by Bixxi3
Oh what have we got here



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Wow!
The detail is awesome,loving this new version.
I can actually see the alien AND the cow!
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posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:32 PM
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Your system may not meet the minumum requirements for 8-bit computations.



posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:35 PM
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Damn I found Mounth Rushmore, The Pyramids, The Sphinx, The Eiffel Tower, Tower Of Pisa, The White House.. oh and there's a panda in the forest nearby...


No aliens or dragons though
where'd you find them?



posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:43 PM
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Oo ohhh i just encountered a Yeti!


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posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 10:47 PM
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Originally posted by Bixxi3
Oo ohhh i just encountered a Yeti!


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Of all the bigfoot and yeti pics I have seen,that is by far the best one yet.

Thank you!

Got the coordinates for it,right?
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posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 11:10 PM
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April's fool joke many believe
www.neowin.net...



posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 11:27 PM
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Not talking about the video game stuff you all are talking about. I'm talking about the OP stating google maps updated and it's far better and you can see things so clearly now. It all looks the same to me as it's always done. Takes longer to load for some reason but it's the same overview of everything I've checked out in curiosity for years now.



posted on Mar, 31 2012 @ 11:35 PM
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Originally posted by sarra1833
Not talking about the video game stuff you all are talking about. I'm talking about the OP stating google maps updated and it's far better and you can see things so clearly now. It all looks the same to me as it's always done. Takes longer to load for some reason but it's the same overview of everything I've checked out in curiosity for years now. [/quo

click on the start your quest on the bottom left and you will see.
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posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:07 AM
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thanks K, this is great!


put Area 51 in the search....dropped a pin right on it!!!!

the whole base clear as a freakin bell! You can see the planes, the black 18 wheelers, everything.


Better hurry and look because I be it disappears soon.



posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:09 AM
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If that is part of the joke it is hilarious! You got me!



posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:13 AM
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I can't see those screens you guys are talking about...is it because I am on on IPad I wounded?

It all looks normal to me.



posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:15 AM
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There is no "start quest"? Is this the april fool joke part?



posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:22 AM
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Google is CIA - you use their stuff you might as well have a logon in Langley.
Whatever you are looking at - they are looking at with you ; )

Peace



posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:25 AM
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that's funny you said that...because as I was searching I said to my husband "the Govt is going to come get me".
The the dog started jumping at the front door. (it's 1am here)
I have to admit...heart jumped a little.



posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:25 AM
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It asks you to find the monsters,

Can you?

This is what you should see....

View 8-bit landmarks
Be a hero, explore the world
Find hidden monsters
8-bit Quest Maps is our Beta Maps technology and has certain system requirements.
Your system may not meet the minumum requirements for 8-bit computations.

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posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 12:31 AM
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Google knows the way to America's heart... New Shiny!



posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 01:50 AM
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I don't know what the problem is but getting the images in the sharp, striking detail and resolution is a hit and miss thing, even for the same location. Google must still be updating. Here is the Main Bass Pro Shop store parking lot here in the Ozarks though. It's the one they have commercials for all over the nation.

Bass Pro - Springfield, Mo

Now I'm seeing two different views come up. One will be directly overhead and up can't see the sign at all. The other, GOOD quality, is at a slight angle and you can clearly read the larger lettering on the Bass Pro sign. At the lower row of vehicles, it looks like a Suburban, a 5th wheel and two minivans with what I count as 3 adults and 4 kids behind the minivans.



That is a level of sharp detail I've never seen..and again, it's something even tonight I'm seeing in one load and then not in the next. I've read the logo and decals on planes sitting on the Edward Air Force Base runways (Look far south end of the base...2 out on the end of an inactive look like wrecks..but you can read the U.S. Air Force clear as day, its so sharp) but then planes at LAX are still 2010 level blurry. The White House is clear enough to almost count the blades of the AC unit fans mounted to the roof of the old office building, but New London, CT Submarines are still under a deliberate blur.

Whatever Google is doing tonight..if it's deliberate and lasting, I'm excited...if it isn't, then I'm just happy I got to see some of it without the distortion added back in.

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BTW.. I thought about the new super sharp imagery being a transition into Aerial photo stock, but I was also counting engines and admiring decal placement on aircraft in the oddest areas of China and Iran to name a couple spots I've been wandering tonight. If those areas have planes taking pictures, I'll be a duck for the day.

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