source Google There’s a small section of land on Google Earth that wasn’t updated for eight years. From afar, the area looks relatively insignificant. There are a few dry lake beds, scattered in an otherwise empty Nevada desert. But those lake beds are located just a few miles from the Tonopah Test Range, located within the Nellis Test and Training Range and controlled by the Department of Energy and Air Force. The land is used by the government to test highly-secretive weapons and technology. But only one section of the Nellis Range wasn’t included in Google Earth between 2008 and 2016 – this small series of lakebeds in Toonopah. The omission caught the eye of Brendan Byrne and Dhruv Mehrotra, who wrote in Motherboard about their experience trying to obtain satellite imagery of the location, and their search for an answer as to why it took eight years for the location to be updated on Google Earth. Eventually, they were able purchase a … [Read more...] about I went to Brooklyn for the chance to see a satellite image of the area in the Nevada desert that mysteriously wasn’t updated on Google Earth for 8 years
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Poll PUBLISHED: 16:43 19 October 2018 | UPDATED: 17:19 19 October 2018 You can see Norwich landmarks in 3D on Google Earth. Photo: Google Earth Google Earth The scope of Google Earth means that landmark enthusiasts don’t even need to leave their homes to take a tour of Norwich’s most iconic buildings. Carrow Road stadium. Photo: Google EarthThese 3D images of the city’s most famous sights show just how far Google Earth has come since it launched nearly 17 years ago.1. Carrow RoadNorwich City Football Club’s home stadium looks resplendent in yellow and green on 3D Google Earth. With a capacity for over 27,000 football fans and dedicated NCFC supporters packing out the ground for games, Carrow Road gets a lot livelier in reality than it appears here.Norwich Cathedral. Photo: Google Earth2. Norwich Cathedral The original structure of Norwich’s impressive cathedral was completed in 1145 and the Norman tower is still intact today. The spire, which … [Read more...] about Five amazing views of Norwich landmarks on Google Earth
Apple has updated its publicly available iOS security documentation to disclose that personal data associated with the company’s iCloud service is stored in cloud servers operated by Google—specifically, the Google Cloud service. Apple didn’t specify exactly what iCloud data is stored on Google’s servers. But the new document does explain a little bit about how the data is encrypted. Here is the entire iCloud section entry that includes the Google Cloud reference from the document in question: iCloud stores a user’s contacts, calendars, photos, documents, and more and keeps the information up to date across all of their devices, automatically. iCloud can also be used by third-party apps to store and sync documents as well as key values for app data as defined by the developer. Users set up iCloud by signing in with an Apple ID and choosing which services they would like to use. iCloud features, including My Photo Stream, iCloud Drive, and iCloud Backup, … [Read more...] about Your Apple iCloud data is now stored on Google servers—surprised?
How can I deploy or install FreeBSD version 11.x Unix operating system on the Google cloud engine? Do I need to create my own FreeBSD disk image to start with the Google Cloud Compute? It is true that the Google Compute Engine support for Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, SUSE, and FreeBSD Unix. However, create an instance page only display handful of operating systems as follows:You can easily create FreeBSD based VM using the following procedure.Install gcloud SDK on LinuxFirst, make sure that Python 2.7 is installed on your Linux based desktop system. Next use the curl command or wget command to grab file:$ wget https://dl.google.com/dl/cloudsdk/channels/rapid/downloads/google-cloud-sdk-183.0.0-linux-x86_64.tar.gztar command to untar the tarball and install it:$ tar zxvf google-cloud-sdk-183.0.0-linux-x86_64.tar.gz$ gcloud init$ gcloud auth listInstall gcloud SDK on Mac OS XType the following commands:$ wget … [Read more...] about How to install FreeBSD 11 on Google Cloud Compute
We knew Nova Launcher is among the most popular Android launchers, but starting this week, the app has become even more popular. The beta version of the Nova Launcher has just reached more than 50 million downloads in the Google Play Store, an impressive achievement that wouldn't have been possible without the support from the developers.It looks like having a solid beta program and listening to what users want from your app has proven to be the winning formula for Nova Launcher.TeslaCoil's Nova Launcher is available for free, but a paid version can be downloaded via Google Play Store as well. The latter brings a host of premium features that are not included in the free version.In case you haven't yet used Nova Launcher, the Android app that allows you to customize your smartphone's launcher with different styles, icons, layouts, gestures, and styles. More importantly, you get to use most of its features for free and if you like it, you can purchase the Nova Launcher Prime to benefit … [Read more...] about Nova Launcher has 50 million downloads on Google Play Store