Google announces the ability to pay for street parking and transit fares right from Google Maps
Google today announced the ability to pay for street parking and transit fares right from Google Maps using Google Pay. Thanks to partnerships with parking solutions providers Passport and ParkMobile, you can pay your meter right ...
Google now allows anyone to share their own Street View imagery to Google Maps
Google today announced a new feature in Google Maps that will allow anyone to share their own Street View imagery of any location. Using the new connected photos tool in the Google Maps Android app, you can record a series of conn...
Live View (AR mode) in Google Maps gets a major update
Last year, Google Maps expanded the Live View AR feature to Android and iOS devices that support ARCore and ARKit. Google Maps this week announced a major update for Live View to make it even easier to orient yourself in the world...
Google’s new COVID-aware Google Maps will help you avoid the plague
There are clear signs we are due for a second wave this winter, but Google is ready to help you avoid accidentally entering areas awash with COVID-19. Today the company introduced a new COVID-19 layer for their Google Maps app. Th...
Google Maps gets updated with improved support for Surface Duo
by Sean Chan
Earlier this month, the Microsoft Surface Duo officially went on sale in the US. The dual-screen device from Microsoft uses a hinge instead of a foldable display and needs extra optimization to work well. After Microsoft updated O...
Google announces new visual improvements coming to Google Maps
Google Maps yesterday announced that it is bringing new visual improvements to deliver even more detail and granularity to the map. First, Google Maps now uses a new color-mapping algorithmic technique. With this update, when you ...
Google Maps finally comes to Apple CarPlay and Apple Watch
Google today announced that Google Maps is now available on Apple’s CarPlay Dashboard and a new Google Maps app is coming for the Apple Watch. Google Maps on CarPlay Dashboard: In the CarPlay Dashboard you can now switch or paus...
Google Maps on Android and iOS gets new COVID-19-related features
Because of COVID-19 situations around the world, people need to consider so many factors before their travel. To help people easily find important COVID-19 related information before they venture out, Google Maps is introducing ne...
Google Maps will now remind you to call your doctor before visiting them
Google has introduced a new but important feature to Google Maps that will remind people that they need to call their doctors before visiting them if they show the symptoms of coronavirus. The virus outbreak has taken the world by...
Google Maps celebrate its 15th birthday with a new look and several new features
Google is celebrating the 15th birthday of Google Maps with several new updates. First, Google Maps gets a new icon. Second, both Google Maps for Android and iOS will now feature five easy-to-access tabs: Explore, Commute, Saved, ...
A man used 99 phones on a cart to create virtual traffic jams on Google Maps
Technology has come a long way since the 90s and today we rely on everything from GPS to the Internet to get real-time information that is used to make vital decisions. While technology has changed our lives for good, it’s n...