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Google Earth now lets you see the stars from your smartphone

Google Earth now lets you see the stars from your smartphone

Until recently, when zooming out in the Google Earth app to get a full view of the globe on your mobile device, you'd see our beautifully blue planet amidst a completely black background. However, thanks to what Google is crediting as advancements in mobile device processing power, you can now get a glimpse of the starry sky right from your phone.

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Google Maps adds whooshy new 'hyperdrive' effect as you browse the cosmos

Google Maps adds whooshy new 'hyperdrive' effect as you browse the cosmos

Most of us aren't likely to get the chance to fly to outer space, much less walk on a planet that isn't Earth, but that hasn't stopped Google from helping us reach the stars from our smart devices. When Google introduced a space exploration feature to Maps in 2017, we all got to see our solar system in ways that simply weren't possible before. This week, a Redditor found that Google has added a fun hyperdrive animation that makes it feel like you're really being teleported to a new planet.

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[Bonus Round] Heroes of Flatlandia, Quantum Contact, S4GE, Delivery from the pain, Uncharted Ocean, Kaiju Rush, and Knights of the Card Table

[Bonus Round] Heroes of Flatlandia, Quantum Contact, S4GE, Delivery from the pain, Uncharted Ocean, Kaiju Rush, and Knights of the Card Table

Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn't get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can't wait for our weekly roundups, and don't want to wade through a whole day's worth of news just to get their pixelated fix. Today we've got a delightful real-time strategy game with an upfront cost, a space adventure game all about mining moons, a turn-based strategy RPG in beta, a zombie survival game, a casual naval strategy game, a kawaii-themed city smasher, and a card-based dungeon crawler.

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[Hands-on] Morphite, an atmospheric explorative sci-fi shooter that is a heck of a lot of fun

[Hands-on] Morphite, an atmospheric explorative sci-fi shooter that is a heck of a lot of fun

Crescent Moon Games' exploration-based sci-fi first-person shooter Morphite is finally available on the Play Store. And sure it may not have officially released yet, but a final beta is plenty good enough for me to give this a quick test run to let everyone know how it is shaping up.

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