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New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.

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33 great tips and tricks for iOS 7

Whether you're an iOS master or just starting out, here are 33 tips that can help you get the most of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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Take a hike, or make one, with Kamino for iOS

This new social app is the take-a-penny, leave-a-penny tray for urban exploration.

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Google Naps maps the world's snooze-worthy resting spots

If you're looking for a comfy bench, bed, bridge, or field, Google Naps has you covered. (Until they get sued into Oblivion, that is.)

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California court rules it's OK for drivers to check mobile maps

The appeals court went by a strict interpretation of the statute under which the driver was charged

Google loses another appeal in Street View privacy case

Appeals court rejects company's petition for another hearing about its data-collection from neighborhood Wi-Fi networks while building Street View.

There's no Here there: Nokia pulls map app off iOS

Nokia says iOS 7 has harmed the user experience of its mapping app, but the company has show little appetite for keeping Here Maps up to date since its iOS debut more than a year ago.

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Google's recent hires and buyouts point to a robot-filled future

With Microsoft's Blaise Agüera y Arcas on board and Boston Dynamics' BigDogs, we'll see autonomous Google robots in no time.

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Spiked with LIDAR sensors, Ford research car tracks objects and creates 3D maps

Ford tricked out its Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle with enough sensors to see more than a driver ever could—so the car can help the human drive better.