Google Earth For Android Gets Update, Brings Google Maps Features

The Google Earth app for Android has received an update today, and brings some features from Google Maps into the app. The new update brings Google Street View functionality to the app, which up until now has only been available on the web version of Google Earth. Search results have been optimized to make searching for locations easier, and directions now let users obtain transit, biking and walking directions in 3D. The app also has a window that can be pulled up from the bottom of the screen, dubbed the “tour guide” which pulls up virtual tours. The app also lets users browse layers which include roads, borders, places and photos. Also available are real-time earthquake maps, planes in flight, hiking trails and city tours.

The updates only apply to the Android version of the app at the moment, still no word on when they will be making their way to the iOS version.

[Via: Phone Arena]

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