New Google Earth Imagery – February 2015

Google has finally produced an Imagery Update map for February 2015. Until now, the most recent map showed the December 17th, 2014 update although we had noticed a large quantity of new imagery since … [Read more...]

Where next Google Earth?

A couple of weeks ago Frank wrote about changes in Google's Google Maps and Google Earth organization. Since then, we have also noted that Google is working with Esri, to assist Google Earth … [Read more...]

Brian McClendon Gone, What’s next Google?

Since 2005, Google Earth has been one of the most popular applications on the planet - both literally and figuratively. It was the first, and best, application to enable you to explore our entire … [Read more...]

Google Earth Pro now Free?

Last week we got an email from GEB reader Alan letting us know that Google Earth Pro, which formerly cost US$400 per year, appears to now be free. There has been no official announcement from Google … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – December 17th, 2014

Google has updated the ‘Latest Google Earth Imagery’ map, showing an update on December 17th. Thank you to GEB reader 'AC' for letting us know. Latest Google Earth Imagery map – December 17th, 2014. … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – December 9th, 2014

Google have updated their 'Latest Google Earth Imagery' map showing an update on December 9th. Thank you to GEB reader André for letting us know. Latest Google Earth Imagery map – December 9th, … [Read more...]

Google Earth Api deprecated

Google has announced the deprecation of the Google Earth API (also known as the Google Earth Plug-in and its JavaScript API). This has been expected, given that Google earlier announced that Chrome … [Read more...]

Google Earth search fixed

Towards the end of November, Google updated the search engine that supplies results to Google Earth. We had a look at it and were initially impressed. However, it wasn't long before GEB readers … [Read more...]

Improvements to search in Google Earth

Thank you to GEB reader Paul, for alerting us to a recent change made to the way search results are displayed in Google Earth. The changes to the search are not a change in the code of the Google … [Read more...]

Timeline for the end of the Google Earth plugin in Chrome

Last September Google announced that they would eventually drop support for NPAPI in Chrome, a key technology behind the Google Earth plugin. Then in September this year, they released a 64-bit … [Read more...]