Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Jun 2006 12:17 UTC, submitted by fish
Google Google has released a beta version of Google Earth 4, which runs on all the three major platforms. "We got so excited around here about the first anniversary of Google Earth that we decided to celebrate a bit early. Beginning today, you can download a brand new version, Google Earth 4. Running on OS X? Feel the love. Prefer Linux? Ditto. Yes, we're releasing simultaneously for PC, Mac (universal binary for full performance on both Intel and PowerPC based Macs) and for the first time ever, native support for popular Linux distributions." They have also seriously increased the amount of high-res images, so that now about 20% of the world's landmass is in high-res. Including my hometown, Warmenhuizen [.kmz].
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by werfu on Tue 13th Jun 2006 19:17 UTC
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Google has understand that they could use the FOSS community to create a much bigger change wave. I wouldn't be supprise to see some major lunch or campain from google to promote the penguin. Still don't expect Google to hit the OS market...

Haven't tried Piacassa or Google Earth to date, but I will ASAP. Big thumb up for this move Google.

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