As an educational center, this offers unparalleled scope for exploration and will undoubtedly spark much healthy discussion. Some of these knowledge cards are accompanied by videos and behind-the-scenes features too, providing further context to the images. … [Read more...] about What’s new with Earth? First impressions of the relaunched Google Earth
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Google announced in the Google Maps Help forums that they have finally released Google Earth Pro 7.3.0 for Mac, Windows and Linux. With this release, Google Earth Free users will automatically be upgraded to the Pro version for free. … [Read more...] about Google Releases Google Earth Pro: Google Earth Free To Upgrade
Shows dots in the ocean where if you click, you can see videos overviews. Shows example of Hawsbill Turtle swimming underwater at Galapagos. Says it took her a long time to see that; says anyone can now (OK, raining on parade, but it’s not that dramatic. But she makes a good point that it’s easy to click in any area and discover, rather than say keyword search across the web.” … [Read more...] about Live Blogging The Google Earth 5.0 / Google Ocean Event
Anything you share on their platform? Sure. And again, just as soon as Google puts the infrastructure in place to get all that sharing into a social graph and then figures out where it’s going to flow. That’s not happening by November, not by a long shot. There is no master social graph for them to export. Geez, if they had that, you’d be seeing it in Orkut. Right now, you want Orkut, you have to sign up for it specifically (and have you? Or are you with Facebook? I actually have an Orkut account, a mature one from before the thing even opened to the public. It’s a graveyard compared to Facebook). … [Read more...] about Google To Pressure Facebook To “Free” Social Data & Planning Google Earth World?
Santa By Android & BlackBerry I can’t link directly to Android applications because the online version of the Android Market makes it nearly impossible to find things there (no way to search, on a market backed by Google?). However, here’s a rundown on what you might try when searching through the market from your Android phone. … [Read more...] about The 2010 Santa Tracker Review, From NORAD To Google Earth