Google Earth Stories April 26

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.

expand full story

Google Earth Stories April 19

Google updated Maps, Earth 3D/2D imagery for 40% of the world’s population in the past year

For Earth Day 2017, Google Earth rather appropriately received a huge revamp that dropped the desktop app for a web client, redesigned the mobile apps, and added several features to better explore the world. A year later, Google is sharing several usage stats for the updated service.

Google Earth Stories December 20, 2017

Google Earth VR for Steam and Oculus adds immersive Street View navigation

Following YouTube VR’s rough early launch on Steam last week, Google Earth VR is getting an update today that adds the ability to explore and navigate the world through Street View. This latest version is rolling out today to both Oculus and Steam.

Google Earth Stories September 15, 2017

The possibilities with virtual reality are endless, but even since the days of Google Cardboard, Google Earth has been one of the highlights for newcomers to the VR platform. Yesterday, Google announced that its Google Earth VR app is being updated to support Street View images.

expand full story

Ready to try the Pixelbook?

Google Earth Stories August 2, 2017

The Google Earth app is incredibly popular on iOS, and the Mountain View company has finally updated it to support 64-bit iPhone and iPad CPUs. This means the app can now run on iOS 11, which does not launch any 32-bit-only apps.

As well as much-needed architectural compatibility, the update brings a redesign and several new flagship features, including Flyover-esque 3D views of major cities and ‘Voyager’ guided tours.

expand full story

Google Earth Stories July 6, 2017

Google Earth now has a few live video feeds courtesy of Explore.org

Following a major revamp earlier this year, Google is announcing a new partner on Google Earth that adds a new layer to the experience. Explore.org is now offering up some of its live video feeds directly within Google Earth to view places around the world anytime you’d like.

Powered by WordPress.com VIP