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.
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.
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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.
Google Earth Stories April 18, 2017
Google teased that it would be launching a ‘brand new experience’ for Google Earth, and it has today announced the details.
The biggest change is that Google Earth is no longer a standalone app on desktop: it now runs as a web app. As of today, it’s Chrome-only, but the company is promising support for other browsers later. The mobile version still requires an app, and is currently Android only, with iOS support promised.
There are, though, two headline new features …