"You use Google Maps to find your way," Rebecca Moore, director of Google Earth, said a colleague once told her. "You use Google Earth to get lost."Google Earth's rebuild, two years in the making, comes with a bevy of new features. It's integrated with "Knowledge Cards," which give users more information about the places they're seeing; "Points of Interest" that Google recommends users check out when they're in certain locations; and "Feeling Lucky," which randomly picks from one of 20,000 less-known locales for people to explore, like the Oodaira Hot Springs in Yamagata, Japan, or Pemba Island off the Swahili Coast of eastern Africa.
Google partnered with Sesame Street and other creators for its Voyager feature, One of the centerpieces of the new Google Earth is called Voyager, It's filled with interactive stories from different homes around the world, like the woven reed dwellings the Uros people live in on Peru's Lake Titicaca and the steep Himalayan mountainsides that house elusive snow leopards, For Voyager, Google is partnering with creators like Sesame Street, NASA and chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall, "We think of it as the front page of Google Earth," said Gopal Shah, product manager for Google Earth, "You can get lost in this stuff."When users are traveling around the planet exploring different spots, they can now also view the world in 3D, Via the 3D button, they can iphone xs max blush sheer crystal case and balloon dog tilt and rotate the map to look up walls, over cliffs or inside buildings, In certain locations, like the Grand Canyon, people can also watch a 360-degree video to get an intimate sense of the settings..
"It contextualizes the story, I can see just how steep the cliffs are," Shah said. "I can immerse myself in the environment."Scientists, governments and nonprofit organizations have long used Google Earth in their work. For example, Halo Trust uses the app to map the presence of landmines left over from the wars in Cambodia and Angola. And Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation used the program to discover the formation of rare fringing coral reefs. Google said it plans to continue with these types of partnerships.
The new Google Earth will be available on Chrome and Android, It will also be available on Apple's iOS in coming weeks, "I think of it as we now have the most comprehensive geo-browser of what we know of the world," Moore said, "And it's just the start."CNET Magazine: Check out a sample of the stories in CNET's newsstand edition, Life, disrupted: In Europe, millions of iphone xs max blush sheer crystal case and balloon dog refugees are still searching for a safe place to settle, Tech should be part of the solution, But is it?, The search giant rebuilds Google Earth from the ground up, letting you travel from the Eiffel Tower to Bryce Canyon, And it's now on mobile and the web..
Samsung has reacted to the matter, with a spokesman telling South Korean media that the tint isn't a quality issue and that it can be fixed in the phone's settings menu, reported ZDNet. Pictures of the S8 and S8 Plus phones with reddish displays have been posted to Instagram, as well as South Korean tech forums like Ruliweb and Ppomppu, where customers are claiming they can't fix the issue in settings. Samsung did not immediately respond to CNET's request for comment. The phone is the first to use "Deep Red" OLED tech, which Counterpoint Research analyst Neil Shah suspects is the problem, saying it can "make the usual whites look reddish" and calling it a "software calibration issue."The full details aren't yet known, but it could be a bad start for a company already under the microscope following last year's Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. After numerous Note 7's around the world started overheating or catching fire, the electronics giant was forced to recall millions of units.