Enterprise Mobility: Google Earth Now on iPhone, iPod Touch

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-10-27
 
 
 

Google Earth Now on iPhone, iPod Touch

 

Google Earth Now on iPhone, iPod Touch

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The Google Earth app for the iPhone and iPod Touch displays the same imagery and boasts the same navigational capabilities as the desktop client.

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Look for pizza places in your general area. With the Search Near Me function, query results not only will be geolocated within Google Earth, but also will be relevant to users according to their location.

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For example, in San Francisco, a search for "pizza" will show the precise location of a collection of San Francisco pizza restaurants in Google Earth. Users choose to allow the app to approximate their locations using GPS, Wi-Fi or cell tower identity information.

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View Panoramio photos, which are geolocated photos of places, from your iPhone. Check out Mount Fuji.

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After directing Google Earth to Mount Fuji on their iPhone, users can access and read Wikipedia entries on their subjects of interest with a few swipes of the touch-screen.

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Google Earth can be downloaded for free from Apple's App Store. The app is compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch models running on EDGE, 3G and other Wi-Fi networks.

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