Google Earth Stories February 26

Back in 2017, Google Earth ditched its primary desktop application for a web experience to make the service more widely accessible. Initially limited to Chrome, the exploration tool is now officially supported on Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Opera.

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Google Earth Stories February 11

Earth View is a “collection of the most striking landscapes found in Google Earth” that came about from people taking screenshots of the virtual globe for desktop backdrops. Google today added over 1,000 new high-resolution Earth View wallpapers.

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Google Earth Stories December 14, 2019

Google Maps and Earth are two useful pieces of software for getting around or learning more about our planet, and this week, Google is offering up some details on just what percentage of the planet these two services have mapped.

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Google Earth Stories November 20, 2019

In addition to being a fun way to explore the globe, Google Earth has always been big in education. Google is now turning Earth into a platform for storytelling with new creation tools that let you markup the world.

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Google Earth Stories June 20, 2019

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, 2019

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.

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