The Google Earth Satellite Tracker

Since the creation of this blog in 2005, our page featuring satellites in orbit around Earth has remained our most popular page on the site with over 650,000 page views in the past eight years. There … [Read more...]

Meograph adds paid licenses

We've been big fans of Meograph since we first discovered it last May. Their "four-dimensional storytelling" makes it very easy to create digital stories that include audio, video, images, text and … [Read more...]

New iOS app to view the SES Astra satellite info

Last year we showed you the excellent satellite info from the folks at SES Astra. They created a great map that showed the locations and details of their 50 satellites. Now they've released an iPad … [Read more...]

Cycling the Alps releases Android App

A little more than two years ago we introduced you to the excellent Cycling the Alps website. They feature hundreds of Google Earth tours of various cycing routes in the Alps, and they've added many … [Read more...]

View all of your Google Contacts in Google Earth

Here's a neat script from digital inspiration that can grab your contact list from Google Contacts and covert them into a big KML file to view in Google Earth. If you use Google for your main contact … [Read more...]

FieldNotes LT: Take geo-located notes on your Android device

Nick is an environmental engineering student at UC Berkeley, and has worked with a professor there to produce an app that allows you to take geo-location based notes, attach photos, and export the … [Read more...]

Creating a New Life with Google Earth

Earlier this week we talked about variety of uses for Google Earth in the classroom, and Donald emailed us with another one -- "A New Life", by Classroom Copilot. Using Google Earth, you create a new … [Read more...]

Meograph opens to all users

We first told you about the excellent Meograph tool back in May when they opened for limited beta testing. It is a tool for creating "four dimensional story-telling" with remarkable potential, and … [Read more...]

Sharing your favorite locations in Google Earth

So you're cruising around Google Earth and you find something really cool that you want to share. How do you do it? Here are a few ways: Save a KML file This technique is as old as Google Earth, and … [Read more...]

Where 2012 – Day One

My day began by going to the Getting Started with the Google Maps API presentation from Kathryn Hurley and Andres Ferrate. While I've certainly used the Maps API quite a bit over the years, a … [Read more...]