Begining 2007, Google Maps has made maps more lifelike by showing 3D building outlines when zoomed into cities. Then the release of Google Maps 5.0 for Android ushered in the next-generation of mobile maps where you can rotate, tilt, and zoom in and out of 3D maps on a mobile device. Whether you're on the go or playing with a new phone, seeing a 3D skyline spring up in New York City, Zurich, Milan, and other cities is a helpful, fun, and unique experience--an experience we want as many of you as we can to have for your city.
Now, "3D buildings are available in London, Paris, Barcelona, Stockholm, Singapore, Lisbon, Boulder, and 11 major cities in South Africa. These buildings will appear in both Google Maps and Google Maps for mobile," Lat Long blog stated.
Big Ben - Palace of Westminster, House of Commons, London SW1A OAA, United Kingdom +44 20 7219 3000:
You don't need to update the app, just open Google Maps for mobile on your phone with Android 2.0+ and zoom in to a city with 3D buildings.
[Source: Lat Long blog]