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 »
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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.
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Google Maps is a staple at this point for those that want to use a map service on their mobile device, and that’s due to the ridiculous amount of features that Google bakes into the software to make commuting even easier. That trend continues with an upcoming update the company is now teasing.
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Google Street View has long been a staple of Google Maps, allowing you to explore an area as if you were there. It’s incredibly useful for looking for business, orienting yourself, getting a sense of parking in an area, or even just looking around for the heck of it. And now, Street View gets its ... Read More »
Good news, friends! It’s now super easy to send location information, complete with directions, from Google Maps on your desktop to your phone or tablet. When you select a location on desktop Google Maps, a “Send to device” button will be available under the location and hours of the place that you’ve selected. You can ... Read More »
Railroad crossings in the United States have seen an increase in accidents recently, and so in an attempt to combat this issue, the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) is getting a bit of help from Google Maps.
Soon, Google Maps will gain location information on both public and private highway railroad crossings across the United States. ... Read More »
It’s always exciting when Google pushes updates to its apps that include new features, and right now it’s Maps that’s on the receiving end of some new feature-y goodness.
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 »
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 »