Meograph redesigns their application with a fresh new look

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We've talked about Meograph a variety of times over the past few years. They have an excellent tool that combines Google Earth with storytelling, and it can be a great way to supplement a story with … [Read more...]

Do you think you know your aerial imagery? Find out on QuizUp.

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A few months ago I started playing QuizUp from time to time on my phone. It's a fast-paced trivia game that pits you against other players around the world in real-time. It has a very wide variety … [Read more...]

Virtual Cilicia on Google Earth

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We've seen a handful of "virtual" cities and countries over the years, such as Virtual Alabama and Virtual Kenya. The platforms give users access to a wide array of information about the area and can … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for February, 2014

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February saw some great stories related to Google Earth. Here are my favorites from the month: The folks at DataAppeal put out some more great updates to their product. We saw some great maps of … [Read more...]

Future of Google Earth?

[Update: Google's Brian McClendon (who leads the Google Earth, Maps, Street View and other related products) has publicly stated (on the 3rd of March, 2014) that Google plans to continue supporting … [Read more...]

Lots of nice updates to the DataAppeal tool

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We've written about DataAppeal a few times over the years. We first showed you their great tool back in 2011 along with some updates in 2012. They're back again with a variety of enhancements that … [Read more...]

Checking back in with the “Google Earth War” game

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Eight years ago I created a game on Google Earth Hacks titled "GE War".  It was based very loosely on the idea of a Risk-style "take over the world" game, and it started as mostly a proof-of-concept … [Read more...]

3DConnexion releases their wireless SpaceMouse

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We've been big fans of the 3DConnexion SpaceNavigator for a long time.  Frank first told us about it nearly seven years ago, and no other device has been able to match the quality and usefulness of it … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to test Fresnel Zones

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Earlier this year we showed you the WiNPT, a visualization that used Google Earth terrain data to help plan wireless networks. WiNPT has rebraned to become EngineMaps and has released a new … [Read more...]

Create your own Google Earth app with Smarturbia

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Back in 2011 we told you about youbeQ, an innovate "3D social network" from the iNovmapping team.  They've now developed a new app called Smarturbia, which they consider to be the gaming side of the … [Read more...]