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Google Maps For iOS Updated With Spoken Traffic Alerts

11/05/2015, One of the reasons one might prefer Waze over Google Maps (despite Google owning both services) is that Waze has more voice alerts. For example it has alerts when it warns you about accidents ahead or heavy traffic. Google Maps on the other hand is more...

Google Maps Now Lets You Add Detours To Your Route

10/20/2015, The aim with the latest Google Maps update is to “make stressful times easier,” which it most certainly will, as you are now able to add detours to your route in Google Maps. The update has been announced today and it will be rolling out to...

Google Maps Delivers Full Apple Watch Support

09/29/2015, Apple Maps has seen its fair share of improvements ever since it rolled out, but I would suppose that most folks still prefer to fall back on Google Maps in a heartbeat. Apple Watch owners who would like their timepiece to help them navigate used to rely...

Google Maps Will Warn You If Your Destination Is Closed

06/15/2015, Say you’re on the way to a new restaurant that you’ve never been to before and you’re not familiar with the way, so you use Google Maps to help navigate yourself there, only to find that upon arrival they are closed because either it’s late or...

Real-time Transit Information On Google Maps For Selected Regions

06/03/2015, Google is on a spree to enhance the navigation experience for the users, the company is now going to add yet another big feature to Google Maps. The new feature is — real time transit information, although the ‘Public Transportation’ feature has...

Google Maps To Get Offline Navigation Mode

05/28/2015, While Google Maps works great if you have a working internet connection, using it offline is a different story. Offline mode for Google Maps will only offer up the basic map view which sometimes isn’t enough but that will have to do unless you have a...

Google Apologizes For Recent Google Maps Incidents

05/21/2015, Earlier this week Google Maps came under fire when it was discovered that typing in a racial slur in the search box would zoom into the White House in Washington D.C. and also yielded results for Nairobi, Kenya. This snafu came about a month after the...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Expected To Arrive With iOS 9

05/21/2015, Transit directions is a major feature that’s missing from Apple’s native mapping application on iOS devices. The company took a lot of heat for this when it decided to replace Google Maps as the native mapping service in favor of its homegrown...