New OSX Dashboard Widget for MSN Virtual Earth; Yahoo Maps Gets a Widget

It goes without saying that 2005 was the year of online maps and online aerial/satellite imagery. Here are a couple of new tools that will likely continue their popularity into 2006.

+ First, a new version of an MSN Virtual Earth widget was released over the weekend for Mac OSX Dashboard.

+ Second, Yahoo Maps now has a widget (Mac and PC) that's available here.