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Maps aren't just for navigation. Here's how you can keep track of your trip and share the journey with friends by making interactive maps.
CNET reporter Jay Greene, an avid skier, hit the slopes to try three pricey goggles with heads-up displays showing his speed and distance. Glitches in both the hardware and software led him to a much cheaper, more reliable alternative.
Google Earth 6.2 for Android and iOS adds KML support, which means custom map overlays are now mobile.
Tired of waiting for officials to update you on where the wildfire is active? Satellite data in Google Earth can give you a fast, rough look.
An 8.9-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami have crippled Japan. Here are places to turn to online for information and aid.
As part of Road Trip 2009, CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman visited the U.S. Forest Service's Missoula, Mont., Smokejumpers center and its FireLab program to see how the government battles and studies fire.
Google releases software that lets T-Mobile's G1 mobile phone use its GPS system to record where you've been and share the resulting maps online.
We learn that, among other things, Rafe is trained in psychology and yearns to order mice. But we also kick around the meaning of security in Google Earth and Windows 7 and take up the cause of the wireless ISP in your neighborhood.
Anxious Christmas revelers can track Santa's journey this year via Google Maps, iGoogle, "Santa Cam," mobile phones, and Twitter.
The Internet giant releases an iPhone version of its geographic exploration software. And with multitouch and GPS, the interface is better than a PC's.