Google Earth for Android Adds the Ocean
Google today updated the Google Earth application for the Android platform, which now includes the ability to search through and explore the oceans. The application lets users dive through underwater canyons, view user-contributed videos and images, and interact with Flash content. Google Earth 1.1 works with Android 2.1 and 2.2 devices, though Android 2.2 is required to access the Flash content. The application has also been improved with better touch-based navigation tools, such as using two fingers to pan around and change viewpoints. Google Earth 1.1 is a free download from the Android Market.
Google Earth VR Gains Search Tool
Along with the new Google Earth mobile app for Android devices and Chrome desktop browsers, Google today updated Google Earth VR for Android. Moving forward, people can type addresses or locations in Google Earth VR and they'll be whisked away to any location on the globe.
Google Wholly Revamps Google Earth for Desktop and Mobile
Google today released a brand new version of Google Earth that it has spent two years crafting. This revised Google Earth is all about giving people more ways to view things thanks to changing perspectives, new zooming behaviors, and, of course, plenty of ways to share.
Google's Revamped Google Earth App Reaches iOS
Google today released a brand new version of Google Earth for iOS devices. It's the same app that Google made available to Android devices and the web back in April, which represents a complete overhaul of the app that Google spent two years developing.
Google Refreshes Maps to Help Aid Navigation
Google today announced a significant change to the appearance of Google Maps. According to Google, it has updated the look of driving, navigation, and transit maps in a way so ancillary information is more visible, such as gas stations when driving or train stations when riding the rails.