Google Maps Easter Egg Are We There Yet

Keep asking Google Maps ‘Are we there yet?’ and just see what happens

By on July 24, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

Keep asking Google Maps ‘Are we there yet?’ and just see what happens

Google Maps is one of the most useful apps on your smartphone, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. It turns out Google thinks about Google Maps along the same lines, as the company has added a hilarious Easter Egg to its Android app that you can use to troll everyone you’re driving with. More →

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Google Maps Send Directions Computer Smartphone

One of the best Google Maps features just got even better

By on July 13, 2015 at 10:45 AM.

One of the best Google Maps features just got even better

Google Maps is one of the most widely used applications on smartphones, but there are plenty of neat tricks that some iPhone and Android users might not even be familiar with. These hidden Google Maps features can significantly improve your navigation experience, and get you to your destination even faster than before.

Thankfully, Google has just tweaked one such feature to streamline your Google Maps experience. More →

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Google Maps Railroad Safety

The Latest Way That Google Maps is Trying to Save Your Life

By on June 30, 2015 at 5:37 PM.

The Latest Way That Google Maps is Trying to Save Your Life

Google Maps has been one of the best GPS navigation systems on the market since its inception, but according to The New York Times, it’s about to get even better. A recent report states that Google is partnering with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in order to provide the location of every rail crossing in the country on its popular app. More →

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Google Maps GPS Navigation Dependency

How to Reduce Your GPS Dependency and Actually Find Your Way Around

By on June 23, 2015 at 11:46 AM.

How to Reduce Your GPS Dependency and Actually Find Your Way Around

Google Maps is one of the most useful apps you can install on your smartphone, as it’s ready to give you handy turn-by-turn navigation instructions as soon as you need them. The same goes for standalone GPS devices that don’t require an Internet connection as it’s the case with Google Maps, to get you to your next destination on time. But there are things you could do to reduce your GPS dependency and actually find your way around, even if you’re in a new city. More →

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Google Maps Arrive Time Navigation Trick

New Google Maps feature tells you if you won’t make it to your destination before it closes

By on June 16, 2015 at 10:14 AM.

New Google Maps feature tells you if you won’t make it to your destination before it closes

How many times did you hurry to make a last-minute purchase only to find out that a certain store had closed for the day while you were stuck in traffic? That kind of annoyance might soon be a thing of the past, as Google has found a way to fix it inside Google Maps. More →

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Google Maps iPhone App

New update brings the best Google Maps feature iOS has seen in months – here’s how to use it

New update brings the best Google Maps feature iOS has seen in months – here’s how to use it

By on June 9, 2015 at 10:56 AM.

Apple Maps is in the process of getting a huge update in iOS 9, as Apple revealed on stage during its big WWDC 2015 keynote on Monday. The new public transit features look terrific and there are plenty of other new features and refinements to be enjoyed, but the app still isn’t on par with Google Maps. In fact, in many ways, it may never be.

Google Maps for iOS just received a new update and there are a few nice feature additions to be found. Among them is one that is likely the best new feature the app has received in months, and we’re going to tell you all about it. More →

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Google Maps Real-Time Transit Information

Google Maps update brings huge improvements – but probably not for you

By on June 3, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

Google Maps update brings huge improvements – but probably not for you

Yes, Google Maps is getting even better at assisting users with public transportation info. Unfortunately, most smartphone users who rely on Google’s industry-leading app for directions won’t have access to Google’s newest Maps feature. More →

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Android M: Google Maps Offline Navigation Support

The Google Maps feature you’ve been dreaming about is finally coming

By on May 28, 2015 at 2:15 PM.

The Google Maps feature you’ve been dreaming about is finally coming

Google on Thursday talked about its plans to bring Android to even more users in the coming year, by targeting more developing markets with Android One and Chromebook devices. In the process, the company also revealed how it’s optimizing its services and apps to run better on slower networks, revealing amazing new Google Maps features.

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Google Maps Racist Search Results

Google Maps is no longer directing racists to the White House

By on May 22, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

Google Maps is no longer directing racists to the White House

Earlier this week, it was discovered that certain offensive search queries on Google Maps were pointing users in the direction of U.S. landmarks, including the White House. It was the latest of several incidents surrounding the service and highlighted an unfortunate side effect of the ranking system that Google had put in place. More →

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