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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...

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...