Google Earth Android app gets a nice update


Google has just pushed out a nice update to their Android app, bringing a handful of new features to it including native Street View support! The official changelog for this update, version … [Read more...]

Flight Sim Problems in New Google Earth

GE Flight Sim Problems

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...]

New Starry Sky in Google Earth 7.1

Google Earth 7.1 night sky

Frank Taylor here, and I'm writing today to share my happiness of a feature in the new Google Earth 7.1 released on Monday. It contains a new feature I first suggested to Google many years ago (around … [Read more...]

Google launches Street View in Hungary and Lesotho; expands in Poland and Romania


Google has pushed out some significant updates to their Street View imagery today, launching in Hungary and Lesotho and greatly expanding their imagery in Poland and Romania (along with other parts of … [Read more...]

Google Earth 7.1 released; adds support for Leap Motion

Boulder Cell Tower

Google Earth 7.1 has just been released!  Among the many bug fixes and enhancements is native support for the Leap Motion controller, due out in the coming months.  We discussed it earlier this year … [Read more...]

Iran to launch an “Islamic Google Earth”?

Iran is planning to create a new "Islamic Google Earth" called "Basir", which they plan to have up and running in the next few months. They also plan to have a data center capacity that will match … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – April 10

It appears that we have some fresh imagery in Google Earth today! Thanks to GEB reader 'Munden' for letting us know about it. As is almost always the case, you can use Google Maps to determine for … [Read more...]

First images from Landsat 8 begin to roll in

We told you earlier this year about the launch of the Landsat 8 satellite and now the first images captured by that satellite are starting to arrive. NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – March 22, 2013

Google has just pushed out a large imagery update to much of the world. Thanks to Ali Shareef for being the first to let us know about it. Also thanks to 'Andreas', 'Catalin' and 'Munden' for … [Read more...]

Street View reaches Mount Everest

Just a few days ago we took a look at the history of Street View and now Google has literally taken it to new heights by capturing imagery from Mount Everest, Kilimanjaro and others. Google is really … [Read more...]