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Navigation Voice Of Google Maps Is Changing To An Indian Accent Randomly

A new surprising event taking place in Google Maps these days is the random turning of Google Maps navigation voice into an Indian accent for some users. The transition from the default voice to the Indian accent takes place at random. For some users, the changed voice stays for a small-time while for some it stays for a longer duration and even throughout the journey. Google has considered this and has started working on a fix for this.

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Google Maps for iOS Gets Dark Mode, Live Locations & More

Google Maps has blazoned abroad three distinct updates for the iOS platform that include widgets, in-built dark mode, and live location feature. Since lately, Google Maps has added a quiver full of features and updates to assist its user base in navigating effortlessly, be it through their vicinity or unfamiliar places. In addition, it has rolled out several tools to stay ahead of new utilities and services around them.

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Buses In Delhi Can Now Be Tracked Through Google Maps

Google Maps has brought in a new feature for the lakh of daily bus passengers of Delhi. Now, the people of Delhi will be receiving real-time bus information in Google Maps. For this to happen, Google has partnered up with Delhi Transport Ministry, Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS), IIIT Delhi, and Lepton Software. Through this collaboration, Google Maps will be able to provide real-time information about the arrival times of buses for Delhi on Google Maps.

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Google Maps To Get An Insights Tool

A new tool is available for Google Maps. This is an Insights tool and this will be keeping track of a user’s movement over a span of time. In this tool, a user’s movement on a month-to-month basis and as per the modes of transport used will be seen. Also, this tool will help the users keep a record of the places they have visited. The Insights tool is already available to some users and it will be available to others soon.

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Google Maps To Add New Features Of Maps Editing

There is a new feature that is likely to be introduced in Google Maps. As per reports, Google is likely to update its map editing options. This update will allow the users to make changes like add missing roads, and realign, rename or delete the incorrect ones. Like we have the line tool in Microsoft Paint, this new tool called drawing will be similar to it. This new tool will be made accessible in more than 80 countries very soon. Read More

Covid-19 Vaccination Centre Locations And Testing Centres Added To Apple Maps

Apple has added a new update to Maps and Siri. On its Maps app and Siri, Apple has started highlighting centres and clinics that are administering COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States.
Bloomberg’s report says that on 16th March Apple has said that the search bar of its maps application will be showing locations of 20,000 vaccination centres. Read More

Google To Introduce A New And Updated Feature For Language Settings In Maps.

Google Maps for Android has introduced a new feature that allows users to set a specific language for the app that may differ from their general device settings based on the preference of the people.

As stated in a report by 9to5Google, users can choose a different language for Google Maps For example, even if their phone’s language settings are in English, they can choose the Hindi language for the app for better use. Read More

Google Maps For Apple Watch Back On The Apple Store

Following the latest update, Google Maps will now be available on the Apple Store after leaving the platform in 2017. Google had announced that it was coming back to watchOS last month and looks like the company has kept its promise.

Google Maps provides step-by-step navigation, as well as estimated time of arrival – just like on Android – on the Apple Watch. The App’s primary screen shows the “Current Trip”. The list of “Travel Times” is shown below that includes your Home, Work, and other saved shortcuts or destinations. Read More