Posts Tagged ‘3D imagery’

Improve Google Maps Performance by Enabling Lite Mode

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

If you’ve had problems with the recently updated version of Google Maps, try this instead; it’s a huge improvement …

If you use Google Maps regularly to look up places, get directions, or just browse the next holiday destination to plan what you want to visit, then you may have noticed performance issues at times depending on the performance of your computer system. Especially 3D imagery on Google Maps seems to slow down things a bit on lower-end systems, and while you may sometimes want to display 3D objects on a map, you may prefer to speed things up a bit at other times.


Google Earth 7 with Tour Guides and 3D Imagery

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Google Earth is a great way to explore the world without even leaving your desk …

Google released a new version of Google Earth, the company’s “world exploration” software yesterday.  The new program version is already available on the official website where it can be downloaded for Windows, Mac and Linux.  The two major changes in the new version of Google Earth are tour guides and 3D imagery of select cities.