Using Google Earth to track Space Shuttle Atlantis

Jul 17, 2011 under Google Earth

Space Shuttle Atlantis is on the final mission of space shuttle era after launching a few days ago from Cape Canaveral and president Obama just called the astronauts. Unlike previous flights, there is something special this time. Remember in another post I introduced how to track satellites movement using Google Earth in real-time. Well this…

Google Maps offline navigation goes live

Jul 08, 2011 under Google Earth

Finally, Google adds offline navigation to Google Maps – a long-waited feature, yet a nightmare to navigation companies becomes reality. The newly released Google Maps 5.7 for Android now allows users to download maps to local storage for offline navigation. Although this version only let people download maps about an area of 10 miles around…

Google launches Google Maps 5.3 for Android

Apr 08, 2011 under Google Earth

A short while after Google Maps 5.2 hit the Android market last month, Google Maps 5.3 for Android was lunched yesterday, featuring location history dashboard, check-in at home and add your opinion when review a place. Location history dashboard If you enabled location history, you will be able to see your past route, the most…

Google Maps may be closed in China

Apr 02, 2011 under Google Earth

Since Google withdrew its search business from China mainland, it’s facing another setback. This time it’s online mapping service Google Maps. According to China State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping (SBSM), they had not received any application from Google for its online mapping service up till yesterday. Google China said last night that they are…

Real-time flight tracking in Google Earth or Maps

Aug 03, 2010 under Google Earth

To be honest, although once I mentioned that you can track cell phones, vehicles or satellites in real-time in Google earth, but I did not think of that using Google Earth to track flights. About one week ago, when I looked for some information about a particular flight, I found that Google pointed out in…

Free real-time GPS tracking in Google Earth

Jul 02, 2010 under Google Earth

Since the release of Google Earth 4 Beta, GE included a special feature for GE Plus/Pro/EC users which allows you to plug in a compatible GPS to your laptop and show your position and path in Google Earth in real-time, and you can import the tracks of your trips from your GPS device into GE…

Using Google earth to track real-time satellites movements

Jun 08, 2010 under Google Earth

Since Google earth’s release, you probably have found a lot of interesting things about it and share with other Google earth fans, one of which is make your own place marks and upload it to Google earth community. This time we bring to you a place mark which allows you to track the satellites locations…

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