Google Trips planning gets customized suggestions, flight price tips and more

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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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Google apps track your movements even if location services are turned off claim researchers

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 adds SOS feature on Maps and Search for emergencies

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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 Maps now lets you share your location in real-time

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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 Maps beta now on Google Play, v9.27 adds 2 new notification settings and more

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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 Maps v9.19 for Android introduces Driving Mode, Audio Toggle for Navigation etc

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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 Maps for iOS gets offline navigation, gas prices and more

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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Uber teams up with TomTom for maps and traffic data

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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Google testing Food Photos feature that lets you post them on Maps

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.

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Google Maps for iOS receives new Night Mode feature

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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 Maps gets ‘Your Timeline’ feature – Allows you to revisit your past

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Google has just announced a new feature for Maps known as ‘Your Timeline’. The new feature will give users a glimpse into the past about places they’ve visited, trips they’ve gone on and the time they’ve spent at each location.

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