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Google Maps now shows coronavirus warnings on Android and iPhone

March 20th, 2020

Google Maps has now begun to display a coronavirus alert on Android, iPhone, and the web. The message reminds people to call their doctors before visiting a medical facility and points to the CDC’s official help page for the novel coronavirus. The virus is highly contagious, and the CDC says that people who think they …

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5 hidden Google Maps features you won’t find in Waze

March 19th, 2020

Google Maps completely changed the way people travel locally and away from home, and it’s still one of the most popular applications in the world to this day. The app is still just as easy to use now as it was in the early days, but a ton of new functionality has been added throughout …

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One of the best Google Maps features just got even better

March 16th, 2020

One of Google Maps’ best features has received a new update that will let users access it faster than ever. Announced a few weeks ago, the feature concerns Live View, a Google Maps navigation for walking that uses real-time imagery for the camera to direct users to the desired destination. The new feature is now …

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This hidden Google Maps trick helps protect you from the coronavirus

March 12th, 2020

Google Maps has a few handy features that can help users deal with the novel coronavirus pandemic, including a built-in tool that will let you order food from inside the app. As long as restaurants support the feature and as long as they’re still open for business, you can place your food order directly from …

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One of Google Maps’ best new features is finally rolling out to more users

March 11th, 2020

Google Maps users in several countries are reporting the rollout of a highly-anticipated feature, the speed limit indicator. The feature was first released last year, but not all markets where Google Maps is available got it. Google has started quietly updating Maps in several countries in Europe and India, making the speed limit icon visible …

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How Google Maps will help you during the coronavirus outbreak

March 10th, 2020

Google Maps can be a helpful tool when it comes to dealing with business disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Google is advising business owners to update their Google Maps listings with specific information if affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Regular Google Maps users should check their favorite places on Google Maps for coronavirus-related business …

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Google Maps just got an amazing new hidden feature

March 9th, 2020

A brand new Google Maps feature will help you make the most of your next restaurant visit. Google Lens integration will highlight the most popular items in a physical restaurant menu, and even show crowdsourced photos of those meals where available. The feature is already rolling out on Android devices, but it’s not available on …

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Another hidden Google Maps trick you definitely need to know about

March 5th, 2020

You might only use Google Maps just for navigation, but Google’s top mobile app has plenty of hidden tricks up its sleeves — features that may not be immediately clear to the user. That’s because Google keeps updating the app and adding new features that can improve daily commutes and make exploring new places easier …