The latest version of Google Maps for Android devices appears like the richest update yet. Live traffic updates, dynamic rerouting, Zagat reviews, and more are the biggest roadside attractions when navigating around this app.
Google has removed the option to cache offline maps in the latest version of its Google Maps Android app, but don't worry, as it has added in a hidden feature which lets you do something similar, and here's how it's done.
A significant update for Google Maps for Android hit the Play store Tuesday, though the Mountain View company says it'll become available "gradually" over the next few weeks. The revamped app sports a fresh new look and several new features.
Modern consumer technology is not always the answer to all our problems, especially for anyone not in the Millennials generation. Even a good app like Google Maps can leave a poor woman lost in the woods, wishing for a better solution to help her find a way…
Web giant Google is calling on tourism boards, government agencies, universities and others to help it gather imagery for its Street View service, with the company offering the use of its wearable Trekker cameras to those who get involved.
Google on Wednesday rolled out a new interface for Earth for mobile, and added Street View too. Meanwhile, Earth and Maps imagery has been spruced up and cleared of clouds to offer even clearer views of the planet.
Google just acquired social mapping service Waze for an estimated $1.1 billion, but what is Google getting out of the deal with Waze that will help the mapping behemoth stand up to competitors like Apple Maps and OpenStreetMap?
Google first introduced biking directions to Maps in 2010, making it easy for cyclists to discover more scenic, quieter and safer routes. The company on Monday expanded the feature by rolling out new data for more cycle routes in several European countries.
New technology can find random objects that look like human faces all over the world. Mountain peaks, valleys, and any other formation you can think of are being captured by Google maps, and a new software is pulling that data to find which of them are making…
The new, retooled version of Google maps offers a sleek new interface, but do dolled-up graphics amount to a more useful map? As it turns out, yes, and new customization features make Maps feel more homey than ever.
Today at Google I/O, we were blown away by the new version of Google Maps. It is launching today by invite only for the desktop and includes more detailed directions, social network integration, and tons of 3D images.
Google has already announced a pretty major overhaul of the desktop version of Maps, but it looks like the mobile versions will be getting some updates as well with a new layout and support for real-time updates and Google Offers.
The leaked Google Maps sign-up page hints of full-screen maps, smarter search results, Google Earth integration, and route comparison tool. Was this page just a tease or are these features for real?
Leaked screenshots of the updated Google Maps suggests that the classic sidebar will be giving way to cards and a full-screen map. Google Maps may also integrate with your Google+ network for recommendations.
The carefully overlaid images of our world on Google Maps is an impressive sight even on the dullest computer screen, but one artist has taken Google's documentation of Earth one step further, and the results are breathtaking.