Five new things you can do with Google Earth
Earlier this week, Google unveiled a new version of Google Earth, an app that was considered amazing when it launched in 2001 but hadn’t really evolved in the same way that Google’s other technologies have. Now, thanks to this latest update, Google Earth is replete with 3D imagery, curated video content, and other features that will either make you want to book a trip to some far-flung part of the world or just appreciate the Earth right from your own latitude and longitude coordinates. Or maybe both.
Here are five things to try with the new Google Earth, which runs in Chrome on desktop and on Android for mobile users:
Enjoy 3D Maps
In earlier versions of Google Earth, certain buildings could be viewed in 3D, provided you checked off…