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Google Maps Gets Wi-Fi Only Mode On Android

08/09/2016, Google started testing a new feature for Maps on Android last month which will enable users to activate a Wi-Fi only mode in the mapping application. This feature will prove to be very useful for those who have expensive mobile data plans and want to...

Upcoming Google Maps Update Could Show Parking Difficulty

08/04/2016, Have you ever gone somewhere only to realize that parking is a complete nightmare? We suppose sometimes you could anticipate the difficulty of parking, like for example a mall on the weekend will no doubt be packed, or maybe during lunch hour, or maybe...

Google Maps For iOS Gets Multi-Stop Road Trips

08/01/2016, A couple of months ago, Google rolled out an update to its Android version of Google Maps that gave it the ability to set multiple stops. Like we said, this was for Android at that time, but the good news is that it looks like Google has finally brought...

Uber To Invest $500 Million Into A Global Mapping Project

07/31/2016, Right now Uber relies heavily on Google Maps for its navigation, and that’s not a bad thing. Google Maps is one of the most popular mapping solutions available right now, but we suppose from a business point of view, you’re still relying on another...

Google Maps Updated With Cleaner Look & Areas Of Interest

07/25/2016, When it comes to navigation platforms, Google Maps is probably one of the more popular and commonly used platforms today. If you are an avid Google Maps user, you might be pleased to learn that Google has recently introduced some changes that will...

Google Maps Wi-Fi Only Mode Might Arrive Soon

07/25/2016, Google is yet to officially announce this but it appears that the company might soon release a Wi-Fi only mode for Google Maps. The mode will do what the name suggests. It will limit usage of the app to when the device is connected to a Wi-Fi network,...

Google Introduces Crowd Verification For Google Map Edits

07/21/2016, A couple of years ago, someone thought it would be funny to create edit a portion of Google Maps to show the Android mascot taking a leak on the Apple logo. Obviously this was not done by Google, but rather internet users who had free reign to edit Google...

Google Maps For Android Now Supports Multiple Destinations

06/29/2016, Say you’re supposed to be picking up multiple friends to go on a road trip with and you’re not 100% sure where they all stay. Prior to this, you’d have to enter each person’s house at every stop, but the good news is that in an update to Google...

Google Maps And Earth Now Offer Sharper Satellite Images

06/28/2016, Google Maps and Earth are great resources to explore the world from the comfort of your computer and if you’ve been feeling that the imagery could be a little sharper, well your wish has been granted. Google today announced that both Maps and Earth...

Google Maps For Android Has A Beta Channel You Can Signup For

06/03/2016, If you are interested in participating in betas, whether you’re just naturally curious and want to find out things before everyone else does, or if you’re genuinely interested in finding bugs and holes in software, you might recall that earlier this...

Google Maps Might Let You Share ETA Soon

05/31/2016, There is one particular question that has continued to plague parents regardless of the time or era in which they live, be it during the ancient days when walking or getting up and about on camels, or riding in a cart, or simply driving around in the most...

Google Maps Android Updated

05/30/2016, When it comes to getting around, especially in unfamiliar places and in foreign countries, having some kind of navigational software or app on your mobile device makes plenty of sense. Here we are with word that Google has just updated Google Maps for...

Google Maps Will Be Getting More Ads

05/24/2016, Google Maps is an amazing navigational tool, whether you need it to find your way to your destination while you’re driving or walking, or if you want to find out train/bus times and routes, or if you’re looking for interesting places that are near...

Police Surveillance Disguised As Google Maps Car

05/16/2016, While you probably shouldn’t be speeding, chances are if you are speeding and you see a police car in front of you, you will slow down. However if you didn’t see a police car and maybe saw a car that looks like it could be a Google Maps car, chances...