Archives for February 2014


Google releases the Google Maps Gallery, with solid support for Google Earth

Google has just launched the Google Maps Gallery to help "unlock the world's maps". It's an impressive collection of maps of various kinds, easily accessible in one place. The maps all have a … [Read more...]

Mapping your hike with Google Earth

A recent article at Popular Mechanics discusses some great ways to share your hikes with your friends via Google Earth, and they include some great tips. To start of course, they recommend that you … [Read more...]

Adopt a shark and track it in Google Earth

David Shiffman at Southern Fried Science has come up with a very innovative way to attract donations to shark feeding ecology project. If you make a donation of over $3,000, you will be able to name … [Read more...]

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...]

New Google Earth Imagery – February 25, 2014

It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Schorsch' and 'Munden' for being the first to let us know about it. Unlike some of the other … [Read more...]

The new Google Maps is going live for all

Last May, Google unveiled a new version of Google Maps with many new features, including native support for Google Earth. The new version of Google Maps has been an optional upgrade for users, but … [Read more...]

Google’s new “Project Tango”

Google has just unveiled a new initiative known as "Project Tango" that has the potential to reshape many areas of our lives. This new combination of hardware and software could be of huge benefit to … [Read more...]

Take a virtual field trip with Google Earth

While many of us explore the wonders of Google Earth every day, we don't always think of our use as "field trips" to various places. However, the idea of using Google Earth as a way to take a virtual … [Read more...]

50 great images from Google Earth

While Google Earth has powerful capabilities for getting things done, sometimes it's just fun to browse around and look at cool stuff. The folks at TwistedSifter just did that, and released a list of … [Read more...]

Amazing extratropical cyclone over the United Kingdom

The NASA Earth Observatory site is constantly releasing amazing images from space, including items such as this awesome image of Mount Everest, lava flow shapes, Laguna Verde, and many others. Their … [Read more...]