Maps: 15 apps that take you beyond Google and Apple

NASA Earth Now

This app visualizes global climate data from satellites so you can view carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, air temperatures, and water vapor levels. At the bottom are color-coded legends to show you how they vary around the world. The Earth can rotate 360 degrees, and you can zoom in and out with the swipe of a finger.

Image: NASA

About Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.

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