Google Earth lands on Honeycomb tablets

The 3D mapping app is tweaked to make the most of Honeycomb tablets' larger screens

Looking to wow your grandparents with your shiny new tablet? Google has extended its 3D mapping service Google Earth specifically to work on tablets running Android Honeycomb so you can take them on a world trip from their front room.

Hear them gasp as you use your Motorola Xoom or other Android tablet to fly around fully textured 3D buildings like Rome's Colosseum. Watch their jaws drop as you make use of the new content pop-ups in Earth view that just wouldn't fit on a smartphone screen. And finally, dumbfound them by switching quickly between layers on the action bar and browsing user-uploaded photos from Panoramio.

It's available to download via your Android device's browser or from Android Market now.


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