Archives for July 2013


News roundup: Eiffel Tower Street View, new Maps for all, Royal Gorge Bridge

Some fun news stories for today: The Eiffel Tower is in Street View To go along with all of the Street View imagery that Google has been adding lately, they just added imagery from the Eiffel Tower … [Read more...]

The latest updates from Meograph

Our favorite "four-dimensional storytelling" site Meograph just posted a few great new updates: Social photos: Import Facebook, Instagram, Flickr images (and do web image search) right within … [Read more...]

MapBox announces near real-time imagery coming soon

MapBox, who we mentioned briefly from the Where Conference last year, has just made a very impressive announcement -- soon, you'll be able to grab imagery as fresh as six hours old from many places … [Read more...]

10 amazing “earth scars” in Google Earth

While Google Earth is becoming increasingly useful for viewing smaller objects on our planet, it still shines brightest when viewing massive objects like mountains or volcanoes.  With that in mind, we … [Read more...]

Tracking the Boeing Dreamliner in Google Earth

The 787 Dreamliner Flight Tracker is a simple yet robust site that shows the current location of every 787 Dreamliner around the world. Not only does it provide a real-time list of current flights, … [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...]

Share your GPS tracks with Track Profiler

If you enjoy working with GPS tracks from various events, Trackprofiler.com might be of great value to you.  I ran the Peachtree Road Race 10K last week, and putting my track into Trackprofiler was … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – July 8, 2013

It appears that Google has just pushed out a new imagery update! Thanks to GEB reader ‘Conor’ for being the first to let us know about it and 'Munden' for help tracking down the locations of the new … [Read more...]

Tracking environmental variables in Google Earth with Valarm

Valarm is an Android app that allows your device to capture a massive amount of information about the environment around you.  Among the many great features of the app is the ability to export your … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July!

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...]