Google Earth on iPhone?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by davidwarren, Oct 26, 2008.

  1. davidwarren macrumors 6502a

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  2. mario787 macrumors newbie

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    "The free software started becoming available through Apple's App store on Sunday (October 26). It's a free download in 20 countries, running in all 18 languages the iPhone supports."

    I can't find it in the US Itunes store. Does anybody have a link to the app? Thanks...
     
  3. FearlessFreep macrumors 6502a

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    Not yet. It's apparently coming. The comments say it has hit the Australia store.
     
  4. spyker3292 macrumors 65816

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    Yup, it's there.

    Quick tip: Change your store country at the bottom of the page in iTunes :p.
     
  5. tongteh macrumors 6502

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    found it in australia app store!! thanks for the tip. :)
     
  6. mario787 macrumors newbie

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    spyker3292: Even if you change your store to Australia, it won't let you download if you have an US itunes account. Guess I'll have to wait a few hours....
     
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    I just got it here in the UK. Looks promising :)
    Having said that.. Runs a bit jittery. Not exactly sure what it offers above the Google Maps satalite view so far..
    The tilt thing is nifty, but again.. Not as smooth as it could be.
     
  10. maiden16tiger macrumors member

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    i have now downloaded to my itunes store...
    and im in the U.S

    its is now available to the US
     
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    much faster then earthescape but you are going to sacrifice a very very small percentage with image quality. i prefer it alot more than earthescape
     
  13. The General macrumors 601

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    I hope they port Google Earth to Android soon. :D
     
  14. SFStateStudent macrumors 604

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    I'm pretty sure these satellite photos are a few years old, since my neighbors cars and my cars have changed, (my old cars are in two different street views and the license plates on both are visible; scary). Nice images on my iPhone and I was a bit dizzy when I tilted my iPhone and the terrain moved with me...:p
     
  15. Elflovag macrumors newbie

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    Frustration

    Aaah, the frustration, it's not yet available in Hungary :-/ I sure hope it will be.

    Anyway, why would anyone use the Maps application anymore if Google Earth knows the same functions but is much more powerful?
     
  16. Kingsnapped macrumors 6502a

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    This is absolutely amazing. I never expected this on the iPhone.
     
  17. nagromme macrumors G5

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    Very nice! Mostly I'll just use Maps, but the 3D terrain is very useful sometimes. (And always fun.)

    Now integrate with X-Plane please :)
     
  18. andreab35 macrumors 6502a

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    Wirelessly posted (iPhone: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 2_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.18.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.1.1 Mobile/5F136 Safari/525.20)

    Not too bad Google!
    The images for me aren't too clear, but overall it is a very neat app!
    Go get it! :D
     
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    This runs more smooth than the desktop version on my MacBook Pro.

    You can forget using it on my MacBook, the image flickers black bars all the time.

    Google, can you fix your Mac OS X version please!
     
  21. arkitect macrumors 601

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    This works really well.
    Although it is rather wasted on a small screen. :)
     
  22. NZPacifikRoze macrumors newbie

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    I find Google Earth to be very slow on the iPhone for now. Also, I feel the top half of my phone gets pretty warm quickly while using the app.
     
  23. alchemistmuffin macrumors 6502

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    expecting KILL SWITCH any time....

    expect Apple to turn on the KILL SWITCH soon, as soon as Apple sends Google the cease and desist letter for leaving Apple's OWN maps app, which by the way, now HAS STREET VIEW....
     
  24. InkMaster macrumors 6502a

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    Shame IRL its nowhere as snappy as it is in the demo ;)
     

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