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Google Earth API To Cease Next Year

12/14/2014, When Google introduced the Earth API to the masses, that happened more than half a dozen years back. The whole idea of the Google Earth API was to facilitate developers by opening up an opportunity for them to construct 3D mapping applications in their...

Earth View Mode In Google Maps Gets High-Res 3D Imagery

12/11/2014, Google has announced today that it is rolling out high-resolution 3D imagery on Google Maps as well as Google Earth. In order to view the high-res imagery you simply have to access the Earth View mode on Maps or Earth. Initially this is limited to New...

Leap Motion And Google Earth Are Now In Cahoots

04/22/2013, Recently, we were talking about how Leap Motion and HP worked together in order to integrate Leap Motion’s technology in its upcoming devices. Doing their bit to honor Earth Day, both Google and Leap Motion have just announced (and it is not even April...

Google Earth Used To Pinpoint North Korean Labor Camps

01/21/2013, Google’s Eric Schmidt planned to visit North Korea, did just that, and returned days later to say the country needs to embrace an open Internet. Seeing how Google Earth was used in order to pinpoint North Korean labor camps, we’re not...

Google Earth 7 gets updated with 3D imagery and tour guide feature

11/01/2012, Following the launching of Google Earth for mobile a couple of months ago that brought the nifty tour guide feature and 3D imagery capabilities to iOS and Android, Google is announcing today that the aforementioned features can now be enjoyed on your...

Google brings 3D Maps to Google Earth in Seattle and Denver

08/09/2012, Following Google’s announcement in June to bring 3D imagery on Google Maps for mobile devices, the Mountain View-based tech titan is now expanding the coverage to Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington. Now, folks in the aforementioned areas can...

3D City View and Tour Guide hits Google Earth iOS version

07/26/2012, If you happen to use Google Earth on an iOS-powered device (namely the iPad and the iPhone), then surely you would have noticed that the latest version of Google Earth for iOS will now be able to support the visual wonders of 3D imagery – that is,...

Google Earth for mobile gets 3D imagery

06/06/2012, Google definitely loves their Google Maps project, judging by the number of updates for it that rolled out today. Above, you can view a YouTube video of how 3D imagery has been introduced for Google Earth for mobile devices. Half a dozen years ago, Google...

HALO Trust clears landmines with Google Earth’s help

06/06/2012, The HALO Trust was founded in 1988, and it is proud to be the oldest and largest humanitarian landmine clearance organization in the world. Just how much technology gets involved in their efforts? One thing’s for sure, you cannot rule Google Earth...

Google Earth 6.2 gets smooth tiles, social sharing

01/26/2012, Google Earth is a huge database of satellite photos and 3d polygonal models, and if you have used it before, you may have noticed that each tile (section of satellite/aerial photo) may have different colors/tones. That is due to the fact that satellite...