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One of the best things to come out of the smartphone revolution was that we got to throw away all those bits of paper in our pockets along with the 10 minutes before we left home of poring over maps trying to work out where we were going to go. GPS-enabled... >>

Google to map Amazon rainforest in 3D

Google to map Amazon rainforest in 3D

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For some time now we've all had the benefits of the controversial Google Streetview, giving us instant access to streets all over the world. And now Google has announced that it will be mapping the Amazon hamlet of Tumbira to hopefully educate as well... >>

Google Earth no help in speeding fine case

Google Earth no help in speeding fine case

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A University of Sheffield lecturer has failed to dodge a speeding fine after courts showed his theory that Google Earth was more accurate than speed cameras to be false.  Dr Tennore Ramesh was found to be travelling at 41mph in a 30mph area but denied... >>

Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover

Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover

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Google has released a version of Google Earth for Android devices "to take full advantage of the large screens and powerful processors that this exciting new breed of tablets had to offer". The update brings support for 3D building renderings, a "fly... >>

Google satellite imagery displays the devastation in Japan

Google satellite imagery displays the devastation in Japan

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Google has published the latest images of Japan from its satellite providers, showing the full extent of the damage in the Sendai region after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake. The harrowing pictures, which will be updated into the Google Maps and Google... >>

Google Earth gears up for a 3D Royal Wedding

Google Earth gears up for a 3D Royal Wedding

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You may not be able to watch the Royal Wedding in 3D on your telly-box, but there is still a 3D option available to Will and Kate fans....sort of. Google has announced that you'll be able to take the entire Royal wedding precession route on Google Earth,... >>

Google Earth 6 goes tree hugging

Google Earth 6 goes tree hugging

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Google has released the latest instalment of its massively popular Google Earth platform, version 6, bringing along 3D trees for the ride. The 3D trees can be seen in the 3D buildings view, and there are "dozens" of species on show. "While we’ve just... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Google Earth (iPhone, iPod, iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Google Earth (iPhone, iPod, iPad)

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Although many of the apps that we feature on Pocket-lint are brand new, some have been around for a while, and some have just received an update. Google Earth is one of the ones that has just been updated, and we're not just talking about a few bug fixes... >>

Google Earth adds weather: Unleash the Michael Fish in you

Google Earth adds weather: Unleash the Michael Fish in you

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The latest version of Google Earth has been released - and it adds a clouds layer, letting you see the latest weather patterns from satellite images. The layer, which is currently available for areas in North America and parts of Europe shows off the... >>

Google Earth comes to Android

Google Earth comes to Android

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Google's starting to funnel some serious cash into development of apps for its Android platform, now that it's taking off. Once upon a time, we'd get announcements of iPhone apps from the company, but that's reducing in frequency now that the two parties... >>