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The latest version of Google Maps brings improved live location, route, and ETA sharing for both Android and iPhone users.
Boston, London, Mexico City, New York, Sydney and Tokyo are the first regions to support wheelchair-enabled transit directions.
It is also expected to revamp the mass transit commuting experience entirely with a "v2" of its current interface. That and more features coming up.
It is going against an earlier report saying that a Google Maps app for iOS had popped up with ties to Alibaba's mapping app, AutoNavi.
More features that were promised at WWDC 2017 in one form or another are coming out to play with developers. And there's still more on the way.
One of the biggest "features" of our mobile devices is also one of the largest areas of concern when it comes to privacy: location tracking.
From the app's load-up, you can swipe up to check out nearby restaurants, your commute to and from home or find your way through public transit.
If you're looking for directions on Google Maps on where you're about rocket off to, you can now order an Uber ride right off of the directions section.
Uber isn't taking the fall for the latest data privacy controversy, blaming your iPhone's proprietary Maps service for constant location tracking.
Portrait Camera mode is still in beta on the iPhone 7 Plus, the only device that can take advantage of the feature. Other fixes are included in the update.
The Northeast Regional trains might be upon the most travailed tracks in the US, but what if you have an iPhone and want to be elsewhere?
If you've got a thing planned and know where it's happening, log it on Google Calendar. You'll see it on Google Maps and figure out where to go from there.
No need to stab at your phone, get out of navigation mode and figure where the gas is in this g--d--- town. Hey, roll down your window and ask that person.
Gett listings on Google Maps will only be available in New York while Lyft is available nationwide as the app takes on new ride-hailing options.
Google has pieced together a new look at our world with new images from the latest imaging satellite from NASA and the US Geological Survey.
Want some instant directions on how to get home? How about going through everywhere you have been today? Google Maps may have it for you soon.
If you're a level 2 Google Local Guide or above, use Gmail or Inbox enough and have plans to make tracks to somewhere else soon, have we a beta for you.
A home is your castle. Or barn. Or lighthouse. And the windmill you commute to everyday looks just awesome. Google Maps brings new iconography.
Microsoft is on Reddit, ready to fill the location needs of its users after what's formerly Nokia's mapping unit, HERE, drops from the system.
This is a story of redemption. It’s also the story of acceptance. And it’s partly a story of not giving a rat’s bottom about which app you go to for your maps. Apple certainly cared where its users got their location apps when it launched Apple Maps back in 2012. With geological renderings of wonder, mislabeled roads and points of interest and, for the longest time, a lack of basic transit directions, it’s a wonder how Apple Maps came to be chosen over Google Maps for iOS users.
That’s what Apple is reporting. Specifically, its app handles 5 billion [...]
Nearly three years ago, Apple released its Maps app. Prior to September of 2012, Google Maps was shipped on every iPhone. But with Google beginning to amp up its own mobile platform efforts at the time, it was clear time that a break had to happen between the two tech behemoths. No competition has its players hold their hands along the way.
And so came Apple Maps to much fanfare and much hilarity. Sad but true that Apple couldn’t seem to recognize bridges from mountains and oceans from roadways.
Since then, it’s had time to make back its ground and improve [...]
Check in on the changes present in this week's new Google Maps update.
This Update Wednesday's a bit larger than normal, with a ton of new Google app updates hitting Android phones and tablets.