Creative Solution Needed

By dgower2 ยท 6 replies
May 12, 2008
  1. A family member of mine wants to have Google Earth available on a very compact PC/PDA for when he goes on trips to very remote areas. He will not have internet access when he's there. Is this possible?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523


    Google Earth needs to contact the Google Earth servers to display anything
    Without the Internet plugged in, nothing will show.

    You can confirm this by disconnecting the Internet from your computer, and try running Google Earth
  3. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 238

    Thanks for the info. Anyone else have a "creative" solution?
  4. lamo

    lamo TS Rookie

    i have. use the GPS-navigation. tons of software, and hardware available now for this.
  5. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 238

    But can the GPS navigation provide the graphic capabilities, such as panning, terrain, 3D, zoom, etc. that GE does?
  6. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

  7. lamo

    lamo TS Rookie

    dgower2, yes. various software - various possibilities. you want to identify your location, right? so use GPS-navigation.
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