Google Earth updated with 100,000+ new tours and 1 million photos

Google Earth updated with 100,000+ new tours and 1 million photos
Google Earth has always been a great product. It may not be as inherently useful on a mobile device as Google Maps, but it offers quite a lot for those looking to explore and learn about various places around the world. Well, the app just got a pretty big update in that regard, adding over 100,000 new tours of popular places and more than 1 million user-generated Panoramio photos.

If you haven't tried out Google Earth tours, the tour guide has always included 3D models of famous places, along with information from Wikipedia, and virtual fly-overs, so you can really learn quite a lot about an area. But, the new update not only adds content to existing tours, but adds an additional 100,000+ new tours of popular sites, cities, and places across 200 countries, and adds over 1 million Panoramio photos to the tours. 

This is a very impressive update given that Google Earth's tour guide was only added to the desktop version of the app back in October with around 11,000 tours available at the time. This update not only gives a huge boost to that number, but it's the first time the feature is on mobile. The update is available for both iOS and Android



3. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Google earth 3d imagery lacks a lot

2. centurion

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

google stop it ur embarrassing apple wiz their imap... love it

5. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Looks like someone just copied my comment from the previous post !!!! :P

1. blackice214

Posts: 168; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

Damn google is sure on top of the map game.

4. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

The updates 4 each OS r perfect for me cuz I have BOTH android and iOS

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