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Google Maps Features

Google Maps has an amazing new feature that you probably can’t use

May 27th, 2021

Google just unveiled a fantastic feature on Google Maps, but now that it’s already here, I can’t even use it unless I travel to Sydney, Australia, where Google’s new accessibility tools rolled out to Google Maps users. Unlike other Google Maps features that can be rolled out more broadly, the new features will need more …

Google Maps New Features

Google Maps will make it easier to plan your summer vacation

April 29th, 2021

The summer is approaching fast, and many people are already making travel plans according to what’s currently possible when it comes to pandemic regulations. Safety rules might vary from place to place, but that’s where Google can help. The company announced new features for Google Maps and Google Travel that will provide accurate information in …

Google Maps Safety

Google Maps has a safety feature you’ll hope you never need

April 19th, 2021

Google Maps isn’t just about offering you navigation directions from point A to point B, which is the most basic feature of any navigation app. Google’s Maps is more complex than that, offering users more information about their surroundings and access to more features (sometimes too many) than most of its competitors. The app also …

Google Maps Compass

Google finally revived a beloved Maps feature that it killed years ago

March 31st, 2021

Google announced a few major changes for Google Maps this week, revealing that it will use AI to improve directions and navigation. Directions will now consider the ride’s carbon footprint, allowing people to choose eco-friendly routes that consume the least amount of fuel. Google Maps will also display all of the modes of transportation available …

Google Maps Features

The Google Maps feature you use most just got a few exciting updates

March 30th, 2021

Google Maps is a feature-rich mapping app that lets you do more things than getting you to your destination as fast as possible. The app lets users discover everything around them, from restaurants to popular activities, offering timely information about what’s going on. Google Maps integrates with various other apps, whether it’s a ride-sharing app …

Google Maps

Google just announced exciting new features coming to older Android versions

February 24th, 2021

Google announced a variety of useful Android features that will be available to users in the near future. The new features target several Google apps and services and are available in different Android versions, not just Android 11. Google Maps now lets users switch between dark and light themes from the app’s setting. Google’s Password …

Google Maps

You’re going to love this new Google Maps feature so much

February 17th, 2021

Google announced two new Google Maps features that should improve navigation experiences for drivers and public transit users. Google Maps will let drivers pay for parking directly from the app, with the feature rolling out now in more than 400 cities across the US. The app will also support in-app payments for public transportation, as …

Google Maps

What the heck is going on with Google’s iPhone apps?

February 11th, 2021

iPhone users noticed a warning on Wednesday in prominent Google apps like Gmail and Google Maps, saying that the apps needed to be updated. Google hasn’t updated its main iPhone apps since Apple has started rolling out its new privacy features in iOS 14. The app update warning messages on iPhone were a bug that has …