Google just has revealed a brand new 3D mapping feature for Google Earth to cover entire metropolitan areas. The enhanced 3D maps will be coming to both Android and iOS devices in the future. A video demonstration follows below.
The company also revealed that it will be bringing offline maps to Android smartphones in near future. The new update is expected to go live in 100 countries over the next few weeks.
The Google Offline Maps are specially designed to provide users with offline access to Google Maps data for selected locations.
The Android users will have full access to maps they saved through a “make available offline” option when not connected to the Internet. It will let you to still view the blue GPS marker and access the compass as well as fully zoom-able maps with Street View.
The Google Maps was crucial for Google to introduce something as compelling as this with Apple’s upcoming 3D maps service. What exactly does Apple have up its sleeve? Does Apple need to respond with a strong hand?
Source – Google