google maps News Stream ▼

Google Maps For iOS Updated With Better Search & Explore Features

07/11/2014, With Google Maps belonging to Google, it is understandable that Google would push out updates for its Android platform first before updating its other platforms, such as iOS. Well the good news for iOS users is that if you were hoping to gain more Google...

Find My iPhone Drops Google Maps For Apple Maps

07/08/2014, Find My iPhone has proven itself to be a pretty useful app, having had a lady track down her stolen smartphone before, although the app has also caused an iPhone owner to be arrested in the past. Having said that, it seems that Apple will be taking a...

Google Maps 8.1.0 Delivers Terrain View To Mobile

05/29/2014, Well, well, what do we have here? Is there any aspect of life where we do not make use of Google Maps at all? It really depends on how connected you are, and which part of the world you live in. As for those who love to receive assistance from Google Maps...

Google Maps Updates Bike Routes With Elevation Levels

05/18/2014, If you’re the type of person who enjoys cycling on the weekends, then the update to Google Maps might be worth checking out. Google has recently updated the desktop version of Google Maps to now include elevation levels of bike routes. Bike routes has...

Google Maps Introduces 17K More Routes To UK Public Transport Data

05/13/2014, The folks over at Google must have been involved in one of the largest ever additions of transportation information in Google Maps, as they have thrown in just about everything that you can think of – ranging from bus to train, ferry, tram, and...

Google Maps Mobile Apps Get Major Update

05/06/2014, Google today rolled out a major update for the iOS and Android apps of Google Maps. A couple of new features have been added to these apps to make the overall user experience much better. Perhaps the most interesting addition is that of Uber. The...

Basingstoke Back On Google Maps After ‘Town Centre’ Gaffe

05/05/2014, I am quite sure that many people out there do make use of Google Maps when it comes to locating a certain store, shop, office or home, but this does not mean that Google Maps has not had its fair share of controversies in the past – especially when...

‘Google Naps’ Finds You Places To Sleep

03/30/2014, Imagine its a beautiful day and you’re out exploring a new city. Suddenly you’re hit by an urge to take a nap, but you don’t want to travel all the way back to your hotel. In your home city you’ll probably know what the best places...

Google Maps Names A Brooklyn Block As The “Drug Section”

02/27/2014, It is pretty difficult to live in a politically correct environment these days, where everything that you say needs to be weighed extremely carefully so as not to offend any party out there. Well, tact and wisdom needs to be applied all the time, so it is...

Cellphone Maps Can Be Used Legally While Driving In California

02/27/2014, Driving while using Google Maps – right or wrong? While technically you aren’t texting or aren’t calling someone, safe to say that you are distracted especially if you were to pick up your phone and examined the maps closer. In fact it wasn’t...

New Google Maps Finally Exits Preview

02/19/2014, At Google I/O 2013, the company showed off a completely new Maps experience which it said was built from the ground up to bring together Street View and satellite imagery into a much more interactive setting. Since then only those who requested an...

Google Maps For iOS Now Shows You The Fastest Route Home

02/04/2014, Traffic will be the death of all of us, at least that’s what most drivers think when they’re hopelessly gridlocked. Nobody likes being stuck in traffic, and thanks to modern technology, we now have a better chance of finding a less congested...