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.
YouTube Adds VR Video Content for Google Cardboard
YouTube today kicked off widespread support for virtual reality video content in the Android YouTube app. Android handset owners can find VR content in YouTube and watch it through the Google Cardboard viewer.
Google Refreshes Play Newsstand with Material Design
Google today released a new version of Google Play Newsstand, its magazine and news reading app, for Android devices. Google fine-tuned the experience so magazine articles are easier to read within Newsstand.
Google Takes A New View of Its Street View App
Google has refreshed its Street View app for both Android and iOS devices and took the opportunity to add several features. To start, Street View replaces the older Photo Sphere Camera app for iPhones and the legacy Street View from Google Maps app on Android phones.