Google Earth Stories June 20
Google Earth now available for most major web browsers, thanks to WebAssembly
Google Earth has been available on the web for just over two years now, but only for Google Chrome. This is because Google built it using Chrome-only technology. As of today, Google Earth is now available in all major web browsers, including Firefox and the new Microsoft Edge, having been completely rewritten.
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.
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.