December 5th 2008
By Mike Flaminio
The lads--probably some of them anyway--who brought us Google Earth have put their heads together, created and released the Google Earth Plugin, which brings the magic and majesty of the web giant's interactive planet to your browser, assuming you're running either Safari 3.1+ and Firefox 3.x.
Here's some spin
Check out the Google Earth API demo video posted on Google subsidiary YouTube after the break:
For those of you who already have webpages with integrated Google Maps, you'll want to pop over to the Google Maps API page.
Also, if you're an iPhone or iPod touch owner and you're also a Google Earth, you really should Google Earth for iPhone, which aside from its obvious utility can be used to impress friends and grade school age children for a solid five minutes or so.
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