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Google Maps Driving Mode Gets Global Rollout

05/11/2016, It was earlier this year that we brought you word on how the upcoming Google Maps update will be able to figure out as to where you are headed to in the form of “Driving Mode”, and it seems that this particular feature is now ready for a global...

Hilton’s HHonors App Now Integrated With Google Maps

05/11/2016, If you keep going back to the same hotel often enough, eventually you will find a room that you really like that you’ll want to keep returning to. Or maybe you just know that you’d prefer waking up to the sun behind you or in front of you, or maybe...

Wrong House Demolished After Google Maps Misrepresentation

03/28/2016, Do you think that we rely on technology a wee bit too much, especially when it comes to navigation? When was the last time you drove without relying on the likes of Waze to get you to your destination in a familiar place, simply because you do not trust...

Google Maps Now Lets You Add Stickers To Personalize Your Locations

03/18/2016, Sometimes navigation apps like Google Maps are used not so much that you don’t remember the way to your home or office, despite driving there everyday for the past 5 years, but rather you might want some of the other functionality like traffic reports,...

Google Integrates More Car Services In Google Maps

03/15/2016, There are rumors that Google is developing its own Uber competitor but until that happens it’s going to allow you to hail an Uber from the Google Maps app. Uber was actually one of the first car services that were integrated into Maps but it’s...

Link Debuts On Google Maps

03/04/2016, I know that many of us simply cannot wait for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD to make an appearance, but this does not mean that one should just sit back and twiddle one’s fingers while waiting, right? After all, there is the new HD launch...

Google Maps Pit Stops Now Available On iOS

02/29/2016, Google is rolling out an update today for the Google Maps iOS app. The update finally adds a feature that has long been available to users on Android. The Pit Stops feature was added to Google Maps on Android last fall. It enables users to see a list of...

Google Maps Now Allows Voice Guidance Disabling During Calls

02/12/2016, Earlier this week, we did bring you word on what the latest Google Maps update (version 9.20.0) offered for users, and one of it was the ability for users to add places to their timeline – assuming you are not a paranoid android and do not think...

Google Maps Update Lets Users Add Places To Their Timeline

02/10/2016, It was sort of a hidden feature in which users could see where they have been on Google Maps. It was accessible via your browser and while it is an interesting feature, it was also rather controversial as some felt like they were being tracked, not to...

Google Maps Seems To Favor Atletico Madrid Over Real Madrid

01/22/2016, In the world of soccer (football as the rest of the world outside of North America knows it), there are many different kinds of rivalries involving teams in the same city or country, where we have the likes of Inter Milan and AC Milan, Manchester City and...

Google Brings Street View To The Miniatur Wunderland

01/13/2016, Have you ever looked at miniatures or models for buildings and marveled at just how cute and detailed they are? If you are a fan of such things, you may or may not have heard of the Miniatur Wunderland, which for those unfamiliar is a model railway...

Upcoming Google Maps Update Can Figure Out Where You’re Going

01/13/2016, Google Maps is great not only for finding out where you need to go, but it can be great if you already know where you’re going but you just want to check up on traffic conditions. Now if you’d rather not go through the trouble of entering every...

Google Maps Update For iOS Brings Offline Navigation

12/15/2015, Recently an update to Google Maps for iOS introduced the gas price feature. Basically this allows users to find out the prices of gas that different gas stations are offering, thus allowing you to pick the cheapest one that might be closest to you....

Google Maps For iOS Shows Gas Prices

12/14/2015, While we brought you word that Apple Maps is used more than Google Maps on iPhones today, perhaps Google intends to “strike back”, so to speak, with their latest version of Google Maps for iOS, where this version will now have the ability to show you...