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Google Earth for iPad Now Available

by on June 15th, 2010

You’ve probably played with Google Earth for your Mac/PC and iPhone. It’s an incredible way to travel the globe and find any famous landmark in the comfort of your home while in your underwear (err…maybe not the latter). Anyways, Google has announced they have updated and released Google Earth for the iPad.

Here’s the app description for Google Earth:

Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With Google Earth for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, you can fly to far corners of the planet with just the swipe of a finger. Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world’s population and a third of the world’s land mass.

With Google Earth, you can:
• Navigate the world with a swipe of your finger
• Swipe with two fingers to adjust your view to see mountainous terrain
• Show the Panoramio layer and browse the millions of geo-located photos from around the world
• View geo-located Wikipedia articles
• Use the Location feature to fly to your current location
• Search for cities, places, and business around the globe with Google Local Search

The download is now available in iTunes. I am going to get this right away. It’s going to look beautiful on the iPad and will take full advantage of the large display. This new version supports new full resolution imagery and road layers to support the iPad. Go get it now (iTunes link)!

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  • Xaroc

    Looked good on the iPhone, can't wait to see it on the iPad!

  • Aloombox

    I just updated this app on my iPhone and it's all screwed up! They did a great job for the iPad and fucked it for the iPhone. Nice!

  • http://www.worldgeoblog.com Ryan

    It's a great app for sure. Anything that involves the minds of Google and Apple is going to be a treat to use but there are still some things that could be added to make it even better on the iPad. The experience now is…near immersive, on the cusp. ANYTHING is better than using that silly pixel doubler!

    Check out my breakdown of the good and bad of the GE earth for iPad -

    World Geography Blog

  • zholy

    i heard about this app being spyware, anyone heard the same?
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  • ipadwallpaper

    Looking good

  • Martin antonysamy

    It was looking good
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