Google Maps upgrades its desktop version

Sharmaine Centeno
Sharmaine Centeno August 6, 2018
Updated 2022/04/14 at 10:59 AM

Google announced the updated version of Google Maps desktop from a flat surface Earth to 3D Globe Mode.

Last week, the 3D Globe Mode was released on Twitter by the official account of Google Maps. According to the post, “Greenland’s projection is no longer the size of Africa”. When a user zooms out a place in the Google Maps, a Globe feature will show. Users can scroll or hold the globe circularly: upward, downward, sideward, or even diagonally using their mouse or arrow. The new feature will let users know the exact part or place of a specific country in the planet.

The update is only available on desktop for now which includes Chrome, Edge, and Mozilla Firefox. The company is still working for the mobile version of the app. The improvement of Google Maps will have an advantage of the company.

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