Google Earth really is amazing, you can view a 3D experience of the globe, spinning around and zooming in and out at will. Today, Google has announced that version 8.0 which promises to bring a smoother experience all round.
To start with Google has enhanced the 3D experience with a faster rendering technology in what they say is the first overhaul to the technology since it launched over 10 years ago. The zooming experience will also get smoother with faster, crisper transitions. Google has also improved the updating technology so maps render faster.
And if you’re into importing map data, like those people who use Google’s My Tracks run-tracking app, then importing of KML files into Google Earth is easier. Google has now implemented an option to directly import the files in Google Earth now.
If you’ve go the Google Earth app installed, then you should be prompted to update shortly, if you haven’t used Google Earth for a while, it’s time to revisit it and see what’s new.