Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Google has already released several desktop applications that works on different operating systems. As a Linux user, I'm grateful that all of my preferred Google desktop apps are well supported and can be easily installed on my favorite distro.
I have here a list of some of the best Google-made desktop applications for Linux:
If you have not heard about Google Earth, then you must have been living on Mars for the last couple of years. Google Earth is simply a fun way to look at our own planet. But it's more than just a virtual globe. It also integrates a powerful map, a street viewer, and even allows users to view stars and other celestial bodies. The most recent versions of Google Earth have a built-in flight simulator which will let us fly to any supported locations of the world using either an F-16 Fighting Falcon or a Cirrus SR-22.