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Google Maps Globe Mode launches

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With Google Maps Globe Mode the search giant and ruler of the world has decided it’s time to round things up…

Google Maps users may notice something a bit different when they next zoom out – it’s no longer flat.

The new Google Maps Global Mode does away with the flat projection of Earth as you continue to zoom out. Instead it has been swapped it for a round 3D sphere.

Introducing Google Maps Global Mode

When zooming out fully in satellite mode there is also the option to explore other planets, as well as moons, in a similar fashion to Google Maps counterpart Google Earth.

At the moment, the Google Maps Global Mode update can only be seen on desktops, while the  mobile and tablet apps remain flat. Although some would say the earth is flat anyway…

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