Google has released a new update for its Google Earth Android application this week which brings with it a number of new features and tweaks, including Google’s Street View feature.
Following on from the recent launch of Google Earth 7.1 on to desktop systems the new Google Earth update for Android allows you to check the world from street level.
To use the new Google Earth Street View feature, simply zoom into an area you’d like to explore and Pegman will appear in the right hand corner. Drag and drop the Pegman into the street and you’ll be then be able to access the normal Street View menu.
Other features include improved directions that now allows you to visualize step-by-step transit, walk and bike directions in full 3D. Google explains :
“New search suggestions save some typing time and easy access to search result list will allow you browse all of the search results in detail with flick of your finger. The new interface is also streamlined. A simple click of the Earth logo in top left lets you browse and enable Google Earth layers like Panoramio Photos, 3D buildings and Wikipedia.”
You can download the latest Google Earth 7.1 for Android directly from the Google Play Store. Enjoy!
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