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Google's Photo Share Takes You Where It's Street View Cannot Go

Android app enables users with smartphones to take panoramic photos of remote places to share on Google Photo Sphere.

Google wants to bring you images of remote places where it's Street View cameras cannot go. An Android app enables some smartphone users to photograph 360-degree panoramic views and share it with the public on Google Maps.

"For instance, Google's Street View vehicles have yet to reach Maldives, but there are many Photo Sphere images of the small island nation, which is in the middle of the Indian Ocean. That's because visitors and residents there have begun to use the Google feature."

Full Story: With Google's Photo Sphere, users contribute photos of remote spots

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