My Tracks 2.0, now with mobile Google Earth support

"My Tracks" is an Android application that doesn't tend to get a lot of press. The initial version is more than three years old, and there are a bunch of other apps that do roughly the same thing. … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July!

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Today in the US it is Independence Day, often referred to as simply the 4th of July. Banks are closed, BBQs are being heated up, and fireworks will fill the sky for most of us today. Speaking of … [Read more...]

Exploring the Tour de France in Google Earth

The Tour de France begins tomorrow and will cover nearly 3,500 kilometers over the next three weeks. As was the case last year, Cycling the Alps has some great tools to show you all of the stages in … [Read more...]

Google Earth tours of the World Marathon Majors

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Back in 2006, a handful of marathons around the world joined together to form the "World Marathon Majors", a series of races that offer a $1 million purse. The marathons in involved are some of the … [Read more...]

The 2012 Giro d’Italia in Google Earth

This Saturday is the start of the 2012 Giro d'Italia bicycle race in Italy. It'll be the 95th edition of the race and should be an exciting event. The folks at CyclingTheAlps.com, who have created … [Read more...]

Explore baseball’s opening day in Google Earth

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Today is the opening day of the 2012 baseball season in the US, and Google is showing off a bunch of great tools to help you enjoy it. The best is a new video that they've created that shows off the … [Read more...]

Rally racing in Google Earth

Late last year we told you about YoubeQ, a social network that exists inside of Google Earth. It had some interesting ideas, and they're starting to expand out. The latest from them is rally game … [Read more...]

Exploring March Madness in Google Earth

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In the US, it's that time of year ago -- the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Millions have filled out their brackets in hopes of successfully guessing the outcome of the 67 basketball games … [Read more...]

Showing off your ski runs in Google Earth

If you're a skier, you've probably looked at various ways to track your runs throughout the day so you could view them on Google Earth when you were finished. Frank first shared some ideas about how … [Read more...]

Explore Jackson Hole Mountain Resort with Google Earth

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If you're heading out to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming any time soon, you'd be wise to check out the new 3D trail map of the mountain from the folks at The Mountain Pulse. The map provides … [Read more...]