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Google showed off a new version of Maps at Google I/O 2018, and now that redesign is rolling out. The new version of Maps brings with it a number of great features, including personalized recommendations based on your location history.
At Google I/O, the company gave us a sneak peek at what's yet to come from Google Maps. No matter how nonexistent your sense of direction might be, Google can help with its new visual positioning system.
Google Maps for motorcycles is now available in India and eight other countries in Eastern Asia. Now that Google has released the feature in the largest bike markets, it figures that Europe and the Americas could be next.
Google Maps for Android now lets you follow your favorite store, restaurant, or other business so you can hear about special offers, events, or other updates that it thinks you might like to hear about.
In addition to finding directions or transit information, Google Maps allows users to share their location with others. With its latest feature currently rolling out, users are also able to share their battery level.
Google Maps is attempting to make your commute easier with new features to help navigate disruptions to your route. Whether it's tracking public transit in real time to built-in music controls, the update brings a few useful tools.
In its latest grab from the world of social media, Google Maps now supports hashtags in reviews for businesses. The feature currently works for Android only, though the hashtags can be added to old reviews as well as new ones.
Volunteers who spend much of their time helping to build Google Maps claim the online tool is facing a growing threat from scammers posting fake content, though Google insists it's working hard to clear the bogus data.
A malware researcher found that 19 free Android navigation apps on the Google Play Store were nothing more than Google Maps, but with ads. One of the apps asked for a payment to remove the ads, while some of them presented security risks.
Google Maps will now start showing speed limits and speed camera locations, so that drivers will not be flagged for speeding tickets. The new features arrive to the app years after they were introduced in Waze.