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Two-Wheeler Mode Introduced To Google Maps

12/06/2017, Just last month, Waze introduced an update that brought about motorcycle mode that was aimed at motorcyclists. Given that Google owns Waze, we suppose it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Google will be bringing that feature over onto...

Google Maps Updated With iPhone X Support

11/30/2017, At a glance the iPhone X might seem physically smaller compared to the iPhone 8 Plus, and it is, don’t let its size fool you because it actually packs a larger display, and also a higher display resolution, which means that if you’re noticing how some...

Google Gives Google Maps A Fresh Coat Of Paint

11/15/2017, Over the years we’ve seen how Google has improved upon Google Maps by introducing various new features to it, such as telling users when is the best time to drive to avoid traffic, reminders of where they parked their car, and so on. Now it looks like...

Google Maps Kills Off Calorie Counter Feature After Backlash

10/18/2017, Gadgets like fitness trackers and smartwatches can help track our biometrics like the amount of calories burnt during the day or during a workout. So the question is, wouldn’t it be much more convenient if calorie tracking were built into an app instead...

Google Maps Now Supports Video Reviews

09/15/2017, As much as Google would love to be able to do everything themselves, it would be impossible, which is why for services like Google Maps, the company has typically relied on their community to help fix any errors and to provide additional information, such...

Picture-In-Picture Mode For Google Maps Rolling Out Soon

09/04/2017, One of the things about using apps like Google Maps is that they are full screen apps, meaning that if you were to minimize it or exit it, you would lose visual navigation, although if you enabled audio cues then you might still get audio alerts. This is...

Latest Google Maps Beta For Android Adds Q&A Section

08/09/2017, Say you’re planning to go to a club, bar, or restaurant, and you’re wondering about the dress code, but for some reason the venue’s website doesn’t actually tell you. You could always call to check, do a search online, or in the case of Google...

Google Maps And Search Get SOS Alerts Feature

07/25/2017, The thing about natural disasters is that sometimes you don’t know when they will happen. Of course how this impacts you varies, such as do you live nearby? Do you have loved ones in the area? Or are you just curious and concerned in general? Regardless...

Google Maps Now Tells You When’s The Best Time To Drive

07/17/2017, If you’ve ever Googled the location of a place like a restaurant, Google will show you a graph in which it tells you at what times is the restaurant most popular. Last year Google introduced that feature to Google Maps, and now it looks like they’re...

Google Maps Now Showing Subway Station Layouts

06/08/2017, Have you ever been to a subway station in a foreign country and you’re supposed to meet someone at a particular exit, or use a particular exit to head to where you’re going? While Google Maps might be a good way to get you to the station, exiting the...

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...