Google has revealed how artificial intelligence is advancing its goals, with improvements to immersive view and Live View, as well as new features aimed at electric vehicle drivers and those who use public transportation. In the previous year, Google introduced Live View in Search and the ability to find EV charging stations. Continue reading “Google Maps gets Immersive view, Search with Live View coming soon”
Google is rolling out the ability to share ETA in real-time when you are about to step out so you can focus more on the road and less on the phone. This feature is rolling out iOS. Continue reading “Google Maps for iOS gets real-time ETA sharing”
Google with an aim to make travel planning easier today is announcing a new update to Trips which starting from October will help you manage the travel by organizing what you’ve saved and searched for and letting you resume where you left off before.
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According to a press investigation from computer-science researchers at Princeton, Google services on iPhone and Android said to store your location data even if you’ve used a privacy setting that says it will prevent Google from doing so. Continue reading “Google apps track your movements even if location services are turned off claim researchers”
Google has launched a new safety feature for Search and Maps that will help you during time of emergencies The feature is aimed at making emergency information more accessible during a natural or human-caused crisis. Continue reading “Google adds SOS feature on Maps and Search for emergencies”
Google is making it easier for its users to share their location. The company is rolling out real-time location sharing feature to Google Maps on Android and iOS. The person you are sharing your location with will be able to see it on Android, iPhone, mobile web, and even desktop.
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Google has scooped up location based analytics startup Urban Engines. The company will integrate Urban Engines tech into Maps.
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Google Maps beta app is now available through the Google Play. You can sign up to be a beta testers for the unreleased version of the Maps app. Continue reading “Google Maps beta now on Google Play, v9.27 adds 2 new notification settings and more”
Google has just release v9.19 of its Maps application for Android devices and it brings in a host of new features and improvements including a driving mode and audio toggle for navigation among other things.
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Google has updated Maps for iOS with a bunch of new features. The latest update that bumps the app to version 4.13 includes offline navigation, up-to-date gas prices and more. It requires users to be running iOS 7.0 or later.
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Ride hailing firm Uber has signed a global multi-year deal with maps provider TomTom. Under the partnership, TomTom will provide Uber with digital maps and traffic data for the app used by its drivers.
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Volvo has just signed a new multi-year agreement that will allow them to use HERE navigation on Volvo vehicles.
Continue reading “Volvo opts for HERE Navigation for their cars”
It looks like Google wants to put your food photos on the Maps. The company is testing a new feature that will detect when photos are taken at restaurants or food outlets and offer to attach them to the establishment’s location.
Continue reading “Google testing Food Photos feature that lets you post them on Maps”
Google has introduced a new feature for Google Maps on iOS. The new feature is called Night Mode and it will make navigation a whole lot less strenuous on the eyes when people are driving at night or when its dark.
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Google has officially launched Maps for Android Wear. Users with a smartwatch running on Android Wear can now easily navigate from point A to B with the help of Google Maps on their wrist.
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