This Google Earth Fan Site Ending Daily Blog Posts Starting Today

This is a post I have been reluctant to write. I started this blog 12 years ago to bring news and share enthusiasm about one of the best software applications, and datasets, I have ever seen. Still to … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Web Version Available Now

Went to check the Google Earth home page ahead of the press announcement this morning. Turns out there is a new home page which announces right at the top "Launch Earth for Chrome" with a big title … [Read more...]

Attending Press Announcement for New Google Earth

As was mentioned last week by dozens of media outlets, Google sent out press invitations to an event for April 18th to roll out a "brand new Google Earth" experience. I will be attending and will … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Version 7.1.8.3036

Thank you to GEB reader AndrĂ© for letting us know that Google has just updated Google Earth to version 7.1.8.3036. It is a minor bugfix update but does indicate Google's continued dedication to Google … [Read more...]

Google Releases Google Earth VR for HTC Vive

Google has released a free new version of Google Earth on a totally different computing platform: Virtual Reality (VR). Google imaginatively calls it Google Earth VR. Specifically, for now, this … [Read more...]

Google Earth weather layers being dropped

The Google Earth weather layers "Conditions and Forecast" and "Ocean Observations" have been broken for some time. We did a post on it in July this year, but at that time it had already been broken … [Read more...]

Google Earth Update – Version: 7.1.7.2600

Google has released an update to Google Earth and Google Earth Pro. This is a bugfix / maintenance update with no new features. Having said that, it does fix some of the worst bugs, including crashes … [Read more...]

Google Earth gets a makeover!

Google Earth has just had a makeover. Google has refreshed the global mosaic imagery that you see when zoomed out with newer, better quality imagery. When you zoom in, Google Earth transitions to … [Read more...]

Explore Mars in Google Earth

This has been a big week for Mars with the new NASA discovery of flowing water on the red planet, and the release of a blockbuster movie "The Martian" based on the New York Times best seller of the … [Read more...]

New Content for Google Earth’s 10th Anniversary

Google blogged today about Google Earth turning 10 and announced some new content in celebration. This announcement brings out some revelations about the future of Google Earth as well. So, we are … [Read more...]