Since the last update, seeing anyplace (I live in NZ) is r e a l l y slow and seems to take about 30+ secs to become clear. The street view photos are at least 6 years old. It's still a great app, and I will keep using it as it is the best one but I just wish it was more update.
My street was here in 1927 but Google still can't show it as a street although clearly visible. Overall app seems to work ok although zooming in too far shows totally fictional computer generated detail. Shows a second building of some sort next to mine... but it's been an empty lot for 90 years. Strange!
Crashes immediately when trying to open it after update on April 18, 2017, and here one month later on May 19, it still is a broken app. Please fix and I will give better rating. I'm using a Nextbook Ares Android tablet.
Deceived mode (View Images) global!.. Not "3D-view" but it is a bit THEMED IMAGES and Blurry of 2-D games... Anyway, street views on this app will been mostly okay and do a lot of things in mapping very clear views!!!
What happened??? This was my favorite app. The update ruined it. Hardly loads when I zoom in. The street names aren't there anymore. The "searched" location (red dot) disappears the second you zoom out. What is this street view thing? Just makes everything blue and can't do anything. I try to use it but I end up exiting out because I get so irritated. Bring the old version back!!!
Image quality degraded looks like a gif now. Less functionality like can only view 3d from a set angle - used to have full control. Pretty useless without panoramio image layer. They tried to make it more stylish but it's now only useful for the most famous landmarks. Local use is now pointless.
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