Pokemon Go Trick Find Pokemon Google Maps

Pokemon Go: Google Maps hack makes it easier than ever to find Pokemon

By on July 20, 2016 at 10:31 AM.

Pokemon Go: Google Maps hack makes it easier than ever to find Pokemon

The Pokemon Go craze is in full swing, with more than 30 million players hunting Pokemon around the world. However, it might be tough to find new Pokemon to add to your roster, and not everybody has time to walk around town hoping to encounter missing characters. Thankfully, there’s an app for that – install Poke Radar right now if you need help catching Pokemon. But if that’s not enough, then you should be aware of another cool trick that uses Google Maps to point you to Pokemon near you.

Yes, you can call it cheating. But it gets the job done, especially if the “Nearby” feature breaks down, which is the way to find Pokemon inside the game.

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Google Maps Multiple Destinations Android

Google Maps for Android is getting the desktop feature you’ve been waiting for

By on June 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM.

Google Maps for Android is getting the desktop feature you’ve been waiting for

One of the coolest Google Maps tricks is being able to set multiple destinations. You no longer have to plan simple A-to-B trips, and then request new directions whenever a new destination comes along. With multiple stops, A-to-B-to-C-to-D routes are easy to set up. However, as useful as the feature is, it also used to be pretty annoying in one significant regard: it was only available on the desktop website, which is hardly convenient when most people rely on iPhone and Android for their navigating. Thankfully, that just changed, and you’re going to be able to use multiple destinations on mobile as well.

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Google Maps ETA Sharing, Destination Shortcuts

A big Google Maps update is bringing two new features you’ve been waiting for

By on May 31, 2016 at 12:07 PM.

A big Google Maps update is bringing two new features you’ve been waiting for

While a whole bunch of Google services saw updates at Google I/O, Maps was almost entirely left out in the cold. But according to code inside the latest version of Google Maps for Android, some significant new features are on the way.

The folks at XDA Developers have dug through the latest APK for Android, and found some clues to upcoming features including two that we’ve been waiting for: live ETA sharing and destination shortcuts. There’s also a third new feature incoming, and it’s slightly creepy.

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Google Maps Ads

Google Maps will soon be flooded with ads

Google Maps will soon be flooded with ads

By on May 24, 2016 at 5:15 PM.

Without question, Google Maps is one of the most widely used and highly regarded navigation apps in the industry, but an upcoming change might be enough to convince some users to give other apps a try.

In a blog post on Tuesday, Google revealed that it will begin experimenting with local search ads on Google Maps. Ads for nearby businesses will appear on both the desktop and mobile version of Google Maps, giving advertisers the ability to show off their stores when users search for goods or services they carry. More →

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Police Spy Car Google Maps

Police can’t explain why their spy SUV was disguised as a Google truck

By on May 13, 2016 at 10:36 AM.

Police can’t explain why their spy SUV was disguised as a Google truck

An image emerged online earlier this week showing a parked SUV that looked nothing like a Google Streetview car, even though it had a Google Maps sticker on it. Discovered hiding in “the shadows” of the Philadelphia Convention Center, the car had two license plate readers on the front. Unsuspecting people who have never seen a Google Streetview car might confuse the spy SUV for an actual Google Maps car. But savvy internet users who can tell the difference knew better than that, realizing this was likely a law enforcement car disguised in a most unexpected way.

Soon enough, police confirmed the SUV belonged to its fleet. But authorities also denied any involvement in adorning the car with a Google Maps decal. That’s hilarious, stupid and scary, all at the same time. More →

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Google Maps Mistake

The wrong home was accidentally demolished based on a Google Maps error

By on March 24, 2016 at 11:27 AM.

The wrong home was accidentally demolished based on a Google Maps error

Alan Cutter and Lindsay Diaz each owned one half of a duplex at 7601 and 7603 Calypso Drive in Rowlett, a town right outside of Dallas, Texas. The house had been hit by tornadoes over the holidays, but rather than completely rebuild her half, Diaz had planned on simply repairing it. Unfortunately, that’s never going to happen. More →

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Google Maps Legend of Zelda

Nintendo teams up with Google Maps to bring ‘The Legend of Zelda’ to Street View

By on March 5, 2016 at 9:00 AM.

Nintendo teams up with Google Maps to bring ‘The Legend of Zelda’ to Street View

In celebration of the release of Twilight Princess HD on the Wii U, Nintendo has collaborated with Google to bring Link, the hero from The Legend of Zelda franchise, to Google Maps. In order to find him, just head to the browser version of Google Maps and look in the bottom right corner. Pegman, the small, yellow figure, has been replaced with the savior of Hyrule. More →

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Google Maps 3D Touch Pit Stop

iPhone gets features in latest Google Maps update that Android doesn’t even have

By on March 1, 2016 at 7:45 AM.

iPhone gets features in latest Google Maps update that Android doesn’t even have

Any iPhone 6s owner who has installed the Google Maps app should definitely make sure the latest version is installed, as Google released a new update that’ll get you a Maps experience that’s not available anywhere else — not even on Android. More →

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Apple Maps Google Street View

Apple Maps might be getting one of the best Google Maps features

By on January 26, 2016 at 7:15 AM.

Apple Maps might be getting one of the best Google Maps features

iPhone users can still install Google Maps on their devices but more iPhone owners these days actually use Apple Maps. In Apple’s defense, Apple Maps has improved significantly over the years and now it looks like Apple is working on bringing one of the most popular Google Maps features to its product. More →

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How To Use Google Maps

7 new Google Maps features you’ll wish you knew about all along

7 new Google Maps features you’ll wish you knew about all along

By on January 20, 2016 at 10:12 AM.

Do you remember what life was like before Google Maps? Do you remember how much planning it took to drive somewhere you had never driven before? You had to plan your trip meticulously using a site like Mapquest and then print out the step-by-step directions and maps once you were done. Then, inevitably, all that hard work flew out the window when you hit traffic or major construction and had no idea how to work your way around it.

Those were dark days indeed, but now we have fantastic free products like Google Maps to take the sting out of road travel. But as great as Google Maps is and as often as you use it, how well do you really know the more recent feature additions Google has added to its popular mapping service? In this article, we’ll make sure that you’re taking full advantage of the best new features Google has added to Google Maps in recent history. More →

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Google Maps Driving Mode

Google Maps will predict your destination before you even ask for directions

By on January 13, 2016 at 7:30 AM.

Google Maps will predict your destination before you even ask for directions

Arguably one of the best products Google made, Google Maps is only getting better with each update. And Google plans to make it even smarter in the near future. A new update for Android brings over one such clever feature, a Driving Mode that will try to predict where you want to drive to next before you ask for any directions. More →

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Google Maps iOS Update Gas Prices Business Hours

What can’t Google Maps do at this point?

By on December 14, 2015 at 12:24 PM.

What can’t Google Maps do at this point?

Google Maps is no longer just about helping you get to where you need to go, and with the latest update to the app for iOS, it will help you save both time and money. Google Maps version 4.13.0, which is now available to download from the iTunes App Store, has added two important new features: Lists of gas prices at nearby gas stations and hours of operation for nearby businesses. More →

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