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Google Maps gets 3 new updates including location sharing notifications

July 27th, 2022

Google on Wednesday announced a trio of new Google Maps features that should improve your navigation experience during the summer months, including an essential update to location sharing: Support for notifications. Google also updated cycling navigation in Google Maps, offering more information and choices for upcoming rides. Finally, Google has started rolling out the immersive …

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Electric cars are getting Google Maps eco-friendly navigation

July 15th, 2022

Google announced in late March 2021 that it was working on several eco-friendly Google Maps features, including support for energy-efficient navigation. The feature lets you select a route with a lower carbon footprint, even if it takes slightly longer than the fastest way to get to your destination. In practice, the feature lets you save …

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How to drop a pin in Google Maps

July 1st, 2022

Pins are the most basic means of interacting with Google Maps. A pin lets you mark a location or building. A pin also allows Google Maps to show you features and necessary information about the place or location where the pin is dropped. Pins make it easy for you to use places as a point …

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Google Maps now shows toll charges for your trips

June 14th, 2022

Google announced a handy Google Maps feature a few months ago, estimates for toll charges along the chosen trip. That feature is finally rolling out widely on iPhone and Android. Toll charges are an integral part of the driving experience. Whether you drive frequently or you’re just planning a new holiday vacation, you’re likely to …

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Google Maps now makes it easier to find fresh air – here’s how

June 13th, 2022

Over the years, Google Maps has evolved into far more than just a navigation tool. You can use the app to see how busy businesses are in your area, check ratings for local restaurants, or share your location with others. Google continues to add features on a regular basis, and earlier this month, the company …

Google Maps Street View: A horse eating a banana in Canada.

Google Maps now lets you travel back in time on iPhone and Android

May 24th, 2022

Google is celebrating 15 years of Street View support in Google Maps by adding an exciting feature to the iPhone and Android versions of the app. You can now travel back in time using Street View, and access available imagery for various locations from different points in time. That’s not the only new Street View …

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Google Maps immersive view lets you experience maps like never before

May 12th, 2022

Mapping and navigations are areas where Google shines thanks to products like Google Maps and Waze, which are must-have apps for so many people. Unsurprisingly, Google Maps got a short segment during the Google I/O 2022 keynote this week, where Google unveiled a new Google Maps immersive view feature. Immersive view will let you explore …

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New Google Maps UI with transportation updates is rolling out soon

May 5th, 2022

While it’s easy to miss out on some of the Google Maps tricks you had no idea existed, the big user interface changes coming to the app are impossible to ignore. Google is now testing a significant design change to the Google Maps navigation screen that will let you choose your favorite transportation mode. The …

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Pixel Buds Pro will be Google’s answer to the AirPods Pro

May 4th, 2022

Like many smartphone vendors, Google sells its own wireless earphones. The $99 Pixel Buds A-Series headphones compete directly against the pricier $129 AirPods. But the company will reportedly launch an even more capable version of the Pixel Buds in the coming months. The Pixel Buds Pro, as they are reportedly called, will be Google’s answer …