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Google Maps For iOS Now Shows ‘Popular Times’

01/26/2017, If you’ve ever searched for a venue on Google like a cafe or restaurant, the restaurant’s information will be pulled up in the search listings and will tell you information like opening and closing times, its phone number, reviews, and also shows you...

Google Maps For Web Now Has Notifications

01/18/2017, If you are someone who uses Google Maps often on the web, maybe because you’re looking for a particular location before heading out, then you might be interested to learn that Google Maps for the web now has built-in notifications. This is a similar...

Google Maps Now Showing Parking Suggestions For Some Users

01/17/2017, There are a variety of ways that carparks can let visitors know how many spots are available. This can be done by displaying a counter, or carparks can install light sensors above parking bays in which it will flash green if a spot is available, or red if...

Uber Is Now Directly Integrated Inside Google Maps

01/12/2017, Early last year Google announced some changes to its Google Maps app in which they were integrating car services into the app. This means that in addition to searching for your destination, you will also be able to hail a car service from the likes of...

Google Maps Will Tell You If A Location Is Wheelchair Accessible

12/18/2016, The thing that most of us able-bodied people take for granted is accessibility. If we want to get to somewhere and we have to end up parking far away, or if the area has many steps to climb, we don’t think too much about it. Unfortunately for those who...

Apple Drones Will Help Company Make Maps Better

12/01/2016, Apple is reportedly planning some major improvements for its Maps service to better compete against the behemoth that is Google Maps. According to a new report, Apple is going to rely on drones as well as new indoor navigation features to further improve...

Google Maps For iOS Gets ‘Nearby Traffic’ Widget

11/30/2016, If you’re the sort of person who likes to plan ahead and prepare various contingencies for traffic and whatnot, the latest update to Google Maps on iOS might be of interest to you. This is because in the update, Google is introducing a new widget in the...

Google Maps Will Now Show Toilet Locations In India

11/17/2016, Google and India’s Ministry of Urban Development have teamed up to create a toilet locator tool for Google Maps. The app is now going to show toilet locations to users in India. This partnership seeks to tackle the country’s infamous toilet...

Google Is Shutting Down Map Maker Tool For Google Maps

11/09/2016, For a few years, Google has offered a tool called Map Maker to users that wanted to edit Google Maps data. The tool enabled users to edit information and suggest changes in Google Maps. The company has now confirmed that it’s shutting down Map...

Google Maps For iOS Updated With Food Delivery Service Info

10/24/2016, While Google Maps might have started out as an app/service to help users find their way around a city or country, over the years Google has made improvements to the service where it do a lot more. For example it can provide users with times and routes for...

Google Maps Will Now Show You Calendar Events

10/02/2016, Do you have an event scheduled on Google Calendar? In the past if this meant that you had to go somewhere unfamiliar, you’d have to pull out Google Maps and find your way. However it seems that in the latest update to Google Maps, Google has decided to...

Google Maps Gets A Bunch Of New Voice Commands

09/29/2016, Google Maps is a great tool for navigating if you’re in a foreign country that you’re unfamiliar with. It’s great when you’re walking about, and great if you’re driving, although as you might have heard, a new California law makes it pretty much...

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....