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Saturday, December 10

Google Earth = Awesome!

The enterprising users at MacUpdate have taken Google Earth out for a spin and are generally positive on it. There are some reports of it consuming nearly all system resources but most of those posters didnt' mention their system specs so who's to say if it's Google's fault for building bloatware or the users fault for trying to run too much power on too little hardware.

One thing that is mentioned is that it's heavily relyant on Open GL. For those of you who have the GPU to power that it sounds pretty sweet. For the rest of us whimpering along on an ATI Rage with a woeful 16 MB of RAM, well then this app is more likely to inspire depression than awe.

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