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New Google Earth for Android, iOS adds custom maps

Google Earth 6.2 for Android and iOS adds KML support, which means custom map overlays are now mobile.

By March 16, 2012


Google mapping spec now an industry standard

KML, a Google language to describe map data, is now an industry standard. Let a thousand online map flowers bloom?

By April 14, 2008


Make interactive maps to track your trip

Maps aren't just for navigation. Here's how you can keep track of your trip and share the journey with friends by making interactive maps.

By August 18, 2014


How to use satellite data to track Las Conchas fire

Tired of waiting for officials to update you on where the wildfire is active? Satellite data in Google Earth can give you a fast, rough look.

By June 30, 2011

Editors' Take

Google Earth

Google Earth marries data and satellite images of the entire planet, allowing you to view 3D images of your city, state, or country, with accompanying information. You can soar over the Grand Canyon, get driving directions, and actually follow your route virtually, or you can find out what pizza joints are within 10 blocks of your house--for free!

July 7, 2005

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Monitor your car's performance with the Torque app for Android

With the help of diagnostic scanner hardware, the Torque Lite and Torque Pro apps for Android give you a peek into the inner workings of your car's brain.

By July 2, 2012


Google's new 3D world

Google Earth 4 encourages users to create their own rich content

By January 10, 2007


Santa must be real, he's on Google Earth

Anxious Christmas revelers can track Santa's journey this year via Google Maps, iGoogle, "Santa Cam," mobile phones, and Twitter.

By December 23, 2008


Magellan Switch Up

Rugged, waterproof, and, most importantly, accurate, the Magellan Switch series is a good GPS and ANT+ monitoring option for amateur to enthusiast athletes.

July 10, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating July 10, 2012

GIS exec works to unlock hidden geographic data

The dominant maker of geographic information system software is making it easier for governments to share their own detailed mapping information.

By May 13, 2008