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Google Maps Shows Speed Limits During Navigation

09/13/2016, Have you ever been pulled over for speeding and tried the old, “I did not realize I was over the speed limit” excuse? If you have, it seems that Google wants to make that excuse a little harder to pull off in the future, especially if you’re using...

Latest Google Maps Beta Shows Distance In Search

09/12/2016, If you’ve ever tried to search for a location on Google Maps, sometimes you’re returned with multiple results, especially if you’re trying to look for a particular shop that has multiple outlets, like a fast food chain, or a supermarket, and so on....

Google Maps Beta Has A New ‘Explore’ Interface

09/11/2016, Google Maps is a great tool if you’re trying to find your way around a city or a country. However it can also be a good way to discover nearby attractions that you might not have otherwise looked at thanks to its “Explore” tab. Now according to a...

Lyft and Gett Now Included In Google Maps Ride Service Options

09/08/2016, Google Maps provides users with ride-hailing service options so that they can easily book a car after they have searched for a route and now want to be on their way. Uber is already there, and today the company has added Lyft and Gett to the ride service...

Google Maps Has ‘Catching Pokemon’ Activity Option

09/04/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys know this, but there’s a feature in Google Maps called the Timeline. As its name implies, this is basically a feature that shows you where you’ve been, what time you were there, and so on. If you’re trying to...

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...