Xeric Design announced the immediate availability of EarthDesk 3.5 on Tuesday. EarthDesk displays a real-time map that shows weather systems, hurricanes, and city lights on your desktop. The new version adds native support for both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs, date verifies cloud data, and updates its cloud data server list weekly. EarthDesk 3.5 is available for download at the Xeric Design Web site, and is priced at US$19.95. The update is free to current users, or $9.95 from versions 1 and 2.