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Introducing Google Earth Football

June 11, 2007 | 3 Comments

We’re pleased to launch Google Earth Football, a creative way to play football from inside Google Earth. It works a lot like the football games on early PCs – choose a play (“run”, “short pass”, “punt”, etc) and then wait for the results. However, using Google Earth made it a lot more interesting, with ball […]

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Check out the Digital Earth Blog

June 3, 2007 | Comments Off on Check out the Digital Earth Blog

Here’s a new blog to check out – the Digital Earth Blog. Basically, I came back from Where 2.0 and the Google Developer Day excited about a lot of different products — Google Maps and Microsoft Virtual Earth being two that I’ve gained a lot of respect for.  Of course, Google Earth is still my […]

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June 2nd: New imagery available

June 2, 2007 | Comments Off on June 2nd: New imagery available

Some more areas have been filled with better resolution images: Alabama (USA) Antarctica Egypt Great Britain Greenland Iran Namibia New Zealand Puerto Rico Saudi Arabia Spain St. Paul, MN Sudan Toronto (CAN) Full details can be found on Google Earth Blog here.

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New StreetView maps in Google Maps

May 29, 2007 | 6 Comments

Google has just released a great new feature in Google Maps – streetview. It’s very similar to the old “A9 Maps” that Amazon had, but quite a bit more slick. Just go to Google Maps and click on the “Street View” button at the top near the normal “Map”, “Hybrid”, and “Satellite” buttons. So far […]

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Heading to Where 2.0 and Google Developer Day

May 27, 2007 | Comments Off on Heading to Where 2.0 and Google Developer Day

Just letting you know that I’m heading out tomorrow morning for the Where 2.0 conference and then Google Developer Day. Should be a fun time.  Frank Taylor at the Google Earth Blog has more information about what good stuff might come out of the developer day. If you’re gonna be out there at either event, […]

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Finally got a SpaceNavigator – and you should too!

May 17, 2007 | 4 Comments

It’s taken long enough, but I finally got a 3DConnexion “SpaceNavigator” for Google Earth.  All I can say is “wow”.  This thing is great! The best way I can describe it is that it makes Google Earth fun again – like it was back when I first discovered it.  I’m finding myself flying around all […]

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