Google Earth Stories May 15

Carmen Sandiego returns to Google Earth in Tutankhamum’s Mask Caper

Back in March, Google added a playable Carmen Sandiego game within Google Earth. The very latest episode in the on-going collaboration has been announced and is available to play right now.

Google Earth Stories April 25

Google Earth Timelapse arrives on smartphones, adds two more years of imagery, Material redesign

Launched back in 2013, Google Earth Timelapse has been an interesting way to look at how our planet has changed over the years. Today, an update to the tool has extended support to mobile, added more years, and given the entire thing a redesign with Material theming.

Google Earth Stories March 13

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? She’s in a brand new Google Earth game that you can play

Where on earth is Carmen Sandiego? Well, it appears that we can finally answer that for ourselves as the slippery video game protagonist and Netflix star is now heading to Google Earth in the form of a throwback video game that uses the Google software.

Google Earth Stories December 7, 2018

Since Google Earth launched in the early 2000s, its ability to fly to various places and show parts of the world in 3D has been widely used, especially on TV broadcasts. Instead of just capturing a screen recording of the Earth app for these flyovers, Google is releasing a specialized animation tool with extensive customizability and export.

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Google Earth Stories June 25, 2018

You can now measure distances and areas in Google Earth for Chrome and Android

Google Earth is a neat tool for getting a satellite’s view of our beautiful planet and then being able to explore different regions. Now, the Chrome client and Android app are getting updated with a new tool that’ll let users measure distances between two locations and pinpointed areas.

Google Earth Stories April 26, 2018

Last week, the revamped Google Earth celebrated its one year birthday, noting that in the past 12 months Google added updated 3D and 2D imagery for 40% of the world’s population. With a number of exploratory features since the redesign, Google Earth is now adding fun geography quizzes.

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