As far as I’m concerned, this is one of the great apps of all time. I’ve spent countless hours exploring parts of the world I’ll never get to visit in person. Moving to HD images makes a great thing even better!

Google Earth has offered a highly useful window into many corners of the globe, and now it is bring our humble little home into even sharper focus. The company has just introduced an updated version that taps sharp imagery from Landsat 8 satellites to give the planet an impressive makeover.​​