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

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

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

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

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

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...]

Tracking the Tour de France in Google Earth on Android

As he's done in years past (2012, 2011), Dennis at CyclingTheAlps.com has built some great tools to help track the Tour de France in Google Earth.  However, this year he's added a new way to track the … [Read more...]

Flight Sim Problems in New Google Earth

Did you know Google Earth has a built-in flight simulator?  One of the coolest features Google added to Google Earth was the built-in Flight Simulator (a feature originally added as an easter egg in … [Read more...]

Meograph adds search features

We've been fans of Meograph since we first showed them you nearly a year ago.  In that time they've made a wealth of improvements, and the latest update is another great feature -- … [Read more...]

The Google Earth Satellite Tracker

Since the creation of this blog in 2005, our page featuring satellites in orbit around Earth has remained our most popular page on the site with over 650,000 page views in the past eight years. There … [Read more...]