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Google launches Sky for browsers

March 13, 2008 | Comments Off on Google launches Sky for browsers

Google has just launched Sky Online.  It’s just like Google Maps, but for outer space, using the same data as “Sky Mode” in Google Earth.  Very cool! Details on the Digital Earth Blog.  Digg their entry!

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Google Earth MMO is now open for public beta

March 2, 2008 | 3 Comments

It’s time for you to play! We’ve moved the game into public beta, so go download your copy of GEMMO and give it a shot. Let us know what you think in our GEMMO forum, as the game is certainly not complete. Our first job will be to stamp out any bugs that come up, […]

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10 Million Downloads!

February 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

The 10 Millionth file has been downloaded from our site! To accurately determine the winner of our contest, we noted that the download occurred at at exactly 4:41pm EST today, February 16th. Our winners: 1st – tpstigers, with a guess of 4:30pm, February 17 (off by 23 hours, 49 minutes) 2nd – barakuda, with a […]

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Google Earth MMO coming soon – want to beta test it?

February 15, 2008 | 12 Comments

We’re putting the finishing touches on our in-Earth MMO and could use some testers. The game is essentially a much-simplified version of World of Warcraft. You pick a race (Warrior, Elf or Mage), then go around the world fighting enemies, earning experience points, increasing your level, buying weapons/spells/potions, etc. Some other features: Each major city […]

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More prizes for the “10 million” contest

February 11, 2008 | 2 Comments

There is a just a little more time to enter our “10 millionth download” contest – probably less than 24 hours.  Google has just sent me a package with a variety of fun prizes – a few t-shirts, yo-yos, paper notebooks and light-up pins.  We’re going to expand the prizes to five winners, with the […]

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Our new YouTube channel

February 3, 2008 | Comments Off on Our new YouTube channel

We’ve just launched our new YouTube channel and we encourage you to go check it out: http://www.youtube.com/user/GoogleEarthHacks There are three videos up so far: TV and Movie Locations in Google Earth — A variety of locations of popular TV show and movie sets. Marvão, Portugal in 3D – A brief flyover of the beautiful new […]

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