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New 3D Google Earth Looks Like A Movie

Sweeping aerial shots of cityscapes: not just for people with helicopters anymore. The next version of Google Earth for mobile looks amazing.

Last updated on June 6, 2012, at 2:51 p.m. ET

Posted on June 6, 2012, at 2:51 p.m. ET

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In case you're curious about the subtext here: Apple is expected to drop Google as its maps provider in iOS, replacing it with its own similar 3D mapping service. That's why Google's flexing its geo-muscles right now. (The new Google Earth, as always, will be available for both iOS and Android.)

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