Google Maps is probably the best means of navigation of all time (except maybe a rally co-driver), but it has a major downside that people have been complaining about for a long time. You need a data connection for navigation, and the offline mode is tough to use and only works with the basic map ... Read More »
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Not long ago, an image was found in Google Maps of our favorite mascot urinating onto an Apple logo. This of course wasn’t an official Google Easter egg, but a joke put into Maps using Map Maker. It was a tool for users to help improve Google Maps, ... Read More »
In case your day got started on the wrong foot, here’s a bit of tech humor to lighten things up. A humorously odd Easter egg has been found in Google Maps, one that includes a picture of the Android logo relieving itself right onto Apple’s logo. The addition likely came from a rogue Googler, and ... Read More »
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Remember that feature that Google introduced last week that let you locate your lost Android phone just by typing “find my phone” into a search box? Well now El Goog has added another Android-specific feature to its search bar.
If you navigate to Google and type “send directions” into the ... Read More »
Google has announced that Google Maps for Android now supports viewing and use of My Maps within Google Maps. My Maps is a Google creation that allows you to create, share and view custom maps that you or others have created. The feature has been extremely handy to ... Read More »
Heads up, Android developers, because Google just announced a new version of Google Play services with some spiffy updates for several Google apps.
With Android 5.0 Lollipop now complete and in users’ hands, Google has kept busy by updating its core apps with Material Design user interfaces. Today El Goog revealed Google Maps as the next app to get a makeover.
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Destiny is poised to become the next huge thing in video games. And thanks to a partnership with Google, you can explore the world of Destiny without having to play the demo or buy the game.
“Created with Google technologies,” Destiny’s Planet View lets you jump between Mars, Venus and the moon, exploring the terrain ... Read More »
Google Maps for Android is adding a new feature to help you venture out more. The new Explore feature is signified by a button that pops up next to the compass button in the bottom right corner of the screen. Tapping on it brings up the Explore menu, a list of new and interesting places ... Read More »
Google Maps for Android is receiving a new update that adds in-navigation voice control, among other features. The update, which is version 8.2, adds support for controlling features of navigation by voice commands. The service is pretty confined and still needs to be activated by tapping the microphone ... Read More »