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Gizmo  VoIP option
Gizmo Project uses your internet connection (broadband or dial-up) to make calls to other computers. With the click of a mouse, you’re connected to friends, family, and colleagues anywhere on earth. It’s just that simple. You talk clearly. For as long as you want. For free. Gizmo Project uses your internet connection (broadband or dial-up) to make calls to other computers. With the click of a mouse, you’re connected to friends, family, and colleagues anywhere on earth. It’s just that simple. You talk clearly. For as long as you want. For free.

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Google Earth [ http://earth.google.com ] provides satellite images from around the world. It has a fairly small download but requires a 3D graphics card which may not be available on some older machines. They combine various images to create a seamless trip. My husband was very excited the other day to see the back side of Mount Everest (he loves mountains) and recently took a tour of the Great Wall of China. A warning: it can be quite engrossing and before you realize it an hour has flown by!

New Features [July06]

Less Is More - A New UI
The most obvious change is a new and, we think, simpler user interface.


- textured" 3D buildings
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Google Sketchup, you can now create your own textured 3D models
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Creating and Sharing Geographic Information – A New Type Of KML
The best thing Google Earth's got going for it is the creativity of the millions of users who are adding and sharing geographic information. And with Google Earth (Release 4 BETA), we've expanded that capability in “KML,” the file format Google Earth uses to add and share data.
-there are
versions of Google Earth in French, Italian, German, and Spanish
- improved the terrain, so peaks and valleys are more realistic


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