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Google Earth Is In The Market

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by atlbuc, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. atlbuc

    atlbuc Well-Known Member
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    It looks freaking sweet. Apparently only 2.1 users are seeing this but I'm running DroidMod ROM v1.0 and I can see and download it.
     

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  2. sdcoiner76

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    It is not on the Droid market. Must just be Nexus One.
     
  3. atlbuc

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    Its on the Droid Market, I downloaded it and looking at it now
     
  4. InstantKarma

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    Not for 1.5/1.6, apparently.
     
  5. atlbuc

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    Well you may be right if you don't see it, I'm running a custom ROM
     
  6. GolfnDroid

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    Running custom ROM on Droid and have Google Earth running. It is working just fine!
     
  7. shawn1224

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    Eh ... might want to move this to the Droid forum :p
     
  8. GolfnDroid

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    I think it is 2.0 and higher so not just limited to Droid forum I think....

    But it sure is a beautiful app!
     
  9. justdoit

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    And very impressive too if rather memory intensive. Installed file is over 22gb on the phone and 200+ for data on the SD!!
     
  10. mi_canuck

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    Just D/L'ed it!!! SWEEEEEEEEEEET :D

    maybe not so sweet.... it's a HOG.... the location doesn't even work as well as google maps... i kinda fail to see the usefulness of Earth when Maps does most of the same thing...
     
  11. justdoit

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    Location is working fine on mine, it runs quite smooth and I'm loving the look-around function. Detail is a lot better than Google Maps and the terrain is in 3d rather than just colouring.
     
  12. mi_canuck

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    i'll have to try it when i'm not inside a big building...
     
  13. trevlynch

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    I got this on my nexus but when I try to open it it says cant write to data directory, maybe run out of disc space. I have 46 mgbts of free space so I dint understand. any ideas?
     
  14. justdoit

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    you need minimum 211mb free space on the SD card
     
  15. GolfnDroid

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    and 35MB free system memory (intrernal) per app help page.
     
  16. Bxrider11

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    Google Earth is only available for Android 2.1. So either you have a Nexus One or a rotted Droid running 2.1. Otherwise it will not show up in your market. This app takes up about 23mb of space on your phone, so it is a LARGE app. I have it and it is nice, but I might not be keeping it on my phone.
     
  17. trevlynch

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    I have 3 gigs on my sd and 47m on my internal........?
     
  18. JarrettV

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    I'm running firmware 2.0.1 with BB1.0 rom and it shows in the market for me.

    Update: it works on my Droid with pinch to zoom, etc. Pretty nice!
     
  19. Laxe

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    Very clear and detailed images too! Definitely a keeper! :)
     
  20. Juneau

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    Ditto!
     
  21. i got it and its fun. but this app is a prime reason why apps to sd is needed
     
  22. Icedemon

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    Locked my Droid up and kept crashing back to the home screen.
     
  23. shrink57

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    Very impressive on my Droid but taking way too much valuable real estate. When are those 32gb sd cards coming out???
     
  24. SubyWill

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    it's AWESOME!!!!


    but it KILLS you battery!
     
  25. justdoit

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    Having played a bit more with it tonight it appears to still be a bit buggy, find it freezes or is unsure as what to do if zooming around in look-around mode and it hits 'land' highr than the height your at but overall I'm very impressed of what it does on a phone, hopefully user layers will be added for things like ski runs etc.
     

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