There is still one blocking issue related to balloon contents that
we're still working on. Here is the public issue in Chrome that, once
fixed and released, should allow us to turn on Chrome support in the
In the meantime, we have implemented a *temporary* hack that allows
you to bypass our browser detection process. To test your Earth API
page in Chrome (everything but balloons should be functioning), append
#geplugin_browserok to the end of your URL, i.e.:
WARNING: Do not use this hack for anything but testing purposes, as it
is subject to change or removal at any time.
Just to reiterate, even with this *temporary* hack, balloons will not
work until the Chrome issue mentioned above is resolved. Once it's
resolved and end users receive the update, we will enable Chrome
support in the Earth API.