Google Maps Gets More New Features

Google has been lately adding a lot of new features to the Google Maps, to make the user experience much better than ever. Google announced in a blog post today that it will adding a new set of features including personalized traffic data, support for ‘mixed-mode’ commutes, real-time bus and train tracking, and integration with Apple Music, Google Play Music and Spotify. Read More

Google Is Rolling Out Parking Spot Suggestion Feature On Google Maps

For all of you who use Google Maps for daily navigation while driving your car, Google has just made things easier for you with the addition of parking spot suggestion feature. This feature is being gradually rolled out across all Android users and it will apparently help you find the best parking spot nearby your desired location. Read More

Google’s Maps Go App Now Available Across Many Regions

Google’s streamlined app Maps Go which was originally launched for Android Go smartphones, is now gradually being made available to users around the globe. So the user doesn’t necessarily need to have Android Go phone, the App can be used from any Android smartphone.

The App in beta form have started appearing for users in the Middle East, the UK, Europe and other regions. Earlier, the app was only made available in the US and few other regions. Google wants to make this app available to as many users as possible without having to use the App in only Android Go phones. Read More

China Finally Has Google Maps After 8 Long Years

Google Maps is setting foot back in China since 2010. That year saw a rift between the Chinese Government and Google which had lead to the search engine’s exit from the Chinese market.

Many of the Google services like YouTube and Google search are still unavailable in China, where the popularity of android-based smartphones has always been massive. So, Google will be launching a China-specific version of this service. When the users launch and try to find navigation on this app, they will be automatically directed to an app from AutoNavi, a mapping company owned by Alibaba. Read More

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Google Maps Gives Directions Around Europe on a… Dragon?

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I’m not kidding, Google Maps does give you directions and estimated travel time, if you like, for your dragon. And if you want to travel lower, you can coast along waterways on Nessie’s back. These are the contents of the Google Maps Easter Eggs 2014. This funny addition to Google Maps is kind of like finding April Fools inside the Easter eggs and brings added fun to the App. Read More

Google Maps Update For Android Reintroduces Terrain Mode View

Google MapsA new update for Google Maps is available for Android users. The update is not loaded with too many features; in fact it reintroduces the old and popular Terrain Mode View. Terrain Mode View gives a topographic view which lets you easily see the various elevation changes in surrounding hills, mountains, and valleys. It was removed from Google Maps Version 7 for unknown reasons. Read More