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Google Earth plug-in updated to support Firefox 3

June 22, 2008 | 1 Comment

As reported by the Digital Earth Blog and Google Earth Blog, the Google Earth plug-in now works in Firefox 3!  This was a silent update, as you don’t even need to update your plug-in — it simply works.  Presumably some code on the backend has been updated. Updating browser plug-ins can be a pain, and […]

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An even easier way to share Google Earth content

June 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

We’ve already showed you how you can embed any of our files and collections on your own site, but what if you just want to show someone your house, school, or some other location in Google Earth? Up until now, you had to: Open up Google Earth Find your location Create a placemark Title the […]

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More plug-in goodness

June 16, 2008 | 1 Comment

We’ve just added support for the Google Earth plug-in to another area of our site — the collections. Now, when viewing a collection you will see a link that says “View this entire collection using the Google Earth plug-in”.  This will bring up a page with the plug-in on the left and the collected files […]

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Major StreetView update today

June 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Google has just released a TON of new imagery for StreetView — 37 new areas, 10 new parks and recreation areas, and expanded coverage in 15 cities.  It’s quite staggering. If you find something cool in all of that new imagery, don’t forget to submit it to our ever-growing StreetView gallery. More information about this […]

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New Google Earth Plug-in released, with access to GEH files

May 28, 2008 | 3 Comments

Earlier today, Google released a plug-in that allows you to view Google Earth content right in your browser!  It’s quite slick, though it has a few drawbacks — Windows-only, and no support for Firefox 3 yet.  Still, it’s pretty neat.  More info about the plug-in can be found on the LatLong Blog, Ogle Earth, GEB […]

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More fun in the forums

May 18, 2008 | Comments Off on More fun in the forums

To go along with all of the new features from a few weeks ago, we’ve just added an arcade to the forums. I’ve installed a handful of fun games, so check them out and see if you can top the leaderboard. If you have any game suggestions or problems, please use our Site Issues and […]

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