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Google Maps tricks that will completely change how you use the app

By on August 26, 2015 at 4:24 PM.

Google Maps tricks that will completely change how you use the app

If you just use Google Maps to get turn-by-turn directions on your phone, you aren’t using it to its full potential. Business Insider recently put together a video of nine essential Google Maps tricks and we found that three of them in particular were extremely useful for any Google Maps novices who want to get more out of the service. Check them out below! More →

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Google Maps Food Photos

Google Maps gets another cool new feature that has nothing to do with navigation

By on August 24, 2015 at 11:40 AM.

Google Maps gets another cool new feature that has nothing to do with navigation

Google Maps is one of the most used mobile and desktop apps around but not all of its awesome features are necessarily meant to prevent you from getting lost in a strange city. For example, Google recently unveiled a new Maps feature called the Project Sunroof initiative that uses Google Maps data to help you determine if you should invest for solar panels for your house. And now it looks like Google may have yet another new Maps feature that has little to do with step-by-step navigation. More →

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Google Maps Android Update Street View

Google Maps for Android has an awesome new feature – download the update right now

By on August 22, 2015 at 11:01 AM.

Google Maps for Android has an awesome new feature – download the update right now

Google is at it again: The company has thought of a different way it can improve one of its best mobile applications, and you can get it now. Google Maps for Android version 9.13.0 is already available for download and it offers users a small but significant new feature: Fast access to Street View. More →

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Google Maps Project Sunroof Solar Power

This cool new Google Maps feature has nothing to do with navigation

By on August 17, 2015 at 3:45 PM.

This cool new Google Maps feature has nothing to do with navigation

Google Maps is already one of the most popular apps used on on smartphones thanks to its sophisticated navigation powers. But Google has figured out an even cooler use for the service and it that doesn’t even involve getting directions – meet Google’s brand new Project Sunroof. More →

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Google Maps iOS Night Mode

Google Maps for iOS just got a key feature it’s been missing for years

Google Maps for iOS just got a key feature it’s been missing for years

By on August 7, 2015 at 12:45 PM.

For many iPhone owners, Google Maps is an invaluable tool, preferable to Apple’s flawed, but steadily improving, first-party Maps app. Unfortunately, once the sun goes down, it’s usually been necessary to turn the brightness down on the phone’s display when using Google Maps, especially if you have your phone sitting in a holster in your car.

But no more.

This week, Google finally added night mode to Google Maps on iOS devices. More →

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Google Maps Custom Names

The latest Google Maps update lets you customize your map like never before

By on July 31, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

The latest Google Maps update lets you customize your map like never before

If you’ve updated Google Maps on your Android device recently, you might have noticed a new feature that Google added to its mobile app. You can now edit the names of locations on the map, save them to your personal Google account and search for them the next time you’re out and about. More →

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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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