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Google Maps Uses Street View For Turn-By-Turn Navigation

05/14/2017, For the most part, navigational apps such as Google Maps have been pretty good with providing directions, such as letting users know when to make a turn and so on. However sometimes these instructions might not be 100% clear due to there being multiple...

Google Maps For Apple Watch Will Return ‘In The Future’

05/02/2017, Yesterday it was reported that it was noticed that a couple of major apps had dropped their support for the Apple Watch. It was unclear why that is and in case you missed the earlier report, the apps that dropped their support included Google Maps,...

Google’s CEO Hints That Ads Could Be Coming To Google Maps

04/28/2017, Google Maps is one of Google’s more popular services and for good reason. Not only is Google Maps very detailed and useful with turn-by-turn navigation services, traffic updates, and more, but it is also free and free of ads. This means that users can...

Google Maps For iOS Gets Parking Reminders

04/25/2017, Earlier this year Google Maps introduced a new feature to its app that allowed users to remember where they parked. This is versus more traditional methods where users would take photos to remember their parking spots. However the feature was only...

Google Maps For iOS Now Supports Timeline

04/18/2017, Google’s Timeline feature isn’t new and has been around for quite a while now, but for iOS users who have been hoping to see native support for the feature on their devices will be pleased to learn that Google has updated Google Maps where the app...

Google Maps For iOS Updated With iMessage Integration

04/17/2017, If you use Google Maps on iOS, the latest update might be of interest to you. This is because in the latest update to the app, Google has introduced a couple of new features, one of which is integration with iMessage which means that users can now share...

Google Pulls The Plug On Its Map Maker Service

04/03/2017, While Google has certainly tried their best to map out as much as the world as possible using their own resources, sometimes help from the community is needed, which is where Google Map Maker came in. However it seems that after years of being in...

Google Maps Lets You Play Ms. Pac-Man For April Fool’s

03/31/2017, Every year during April Fool’s, companies come up with all kinds of weird and funny ways to troll and trick their customers, and Google has been doing a pretty good job at pranking their users over the years. This year’s April Fool’s is no...

Google+ Location Sharing Feature Disabled

03/28/2017, There’s no hiding the fact that not a lot of people use Google+ as they prefer to stick to Facebook and Twitter instead. While there have been many rumors of the impending demise of Google’s social network it’s still around. Google has...

Google Maps Now Lets You Share Location And Trips With Friends

03/23/2017, With apps such as Waze and Uber, users can actually share their location and their trips with friends. For example if you’re heading to meet up, you send them your location and share your trip so that they can track your location as you drive and know...

Google Maps Now Lets You Record Your Parking Location

03/22/2017, With Google Maps, users will be able to know if a place they’re going to has parking or not. However when it comes to remembering where you park, that’s something that oddly enough seems to be lacking, and which Apple actually beat them to it with iOS...

Lists In Google Maps Allow Easy Sharing Of Favorite Places

02/13/2017, Google today announced a new feature for Google Maps which makes its mapping service a bit social. Lists in Google Maps enables users on Android and iOS to easily create lists of their favorite places and then share them with friends and family. The lists...

Google Maps Makes It Easier To Find Real-Time Commute Info

02/06/2017, Google today rolled out an update to Google Maps for Android which makes it easy to find real-time commute information. Once the app is updated, users can simply swipe up to see three tabs that will help them find a nearby restaurant, beat traffic, or...

Google Maps Now Predicts Parking Availability

01/26/2017, Google Maps is a great tool to find out the best route to your destination. It provides you with the fastest route and can re-route you based on traffic conditions. Google continues to add more functionality to this service and the one it has launched now...