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Man tracks train thief with Google Maps, recovers dad’s stolen phone

The Brew News Team   Mon 05 Feb 2024    

In a fascinating tale, Raj Bhagat Palanichamy, a well-known mapper and earth observation specialist in Tamil Nadu, traced a train thief who stole his father’s bag and mobile phone using the ‘location’ shown on Google Maps.  Details of how Palanichamy […]


This could be an island, but even Google Maps doesn’t have the answer

Brew Admin   Sat 16 Oct 2021    

Several people online have been absolutely puzzled after spotting a strange island on Google Maps that appears to have been completely blacked out. Honestly, there’s no wonder that some people have suggested that they might have finally found the island […]


Make more informed commute decisions with Google’s new feature!

Brew Admin   Sat 09 Oct 2021    

As driving and flying are huge contributors to climate change, Google is releasing features on Google Maps and Google Flights to show how travel plans may contribute to it. In addition to showing drivers the fastest way to get to […]