Google Maps may not be fundamentally changing, but the newly announced changes make a big improvement. Google has announced that the visual style of its maps will change, and it’s definitely for the better.
The changes include roads no longer having outlines, text being bigger with different text colors for different types of areas, and an ... Read More »
If you’re down for testing the latest and greatest apps, Google just gave the Maps app its own official beta version. You’ll have to sign up to test this new beta, and it might be buggy and dysfunctional, so this isn’t for everyone.
Google Maps Driving Mode, a feature that has been available to a limited amount of people, allows you to use navigation without actually having a destination. Do you like having your map open to check on traffic and location, but don’t necessarily have a destination in mind? This feature is for you.
Since the rise of Google Maps, Google has always placed a focus on travel. As of late, the company has done even more with travel, with things such as the launch of Destinations within Google Search. Now Google looks to be expanding further, as ... Read More »
One of the very helpful features of Google Maps is to allow users to set addresses for home and work. This enables Google Maps to provide users with real-time estimates on how long their commute will be, making it easier to remain on time. With the service’s latest update, Google is expanding and ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
After showing off Google Maps offline navigation and search at I/O in May, Google has finally beginning the rollout of the new feature. While most of us in the US and Europe don’t think twice about using Google Maps with our data plans, the new feature will be especially handy for those who pay high data fees ... Read More »
Lots of us use Google Maps and Search to find businesses and get info about them, like their location and hours. Those features really come in handy during the holidays, and now Google is making Maps and Search even more useful for us that’ll be out shopping for loved ones.