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Redesigned Google maps.

This is what Google Maps’ big redesign looks like

A redesigned Google Maps interface has several quality-of-life changes that have us excited. Here's what's new.
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Google is bringing Chrome browser to cars, even more EV features to Maps

Google Maps running on a Pixel 8 Pro, showing the new colors as of November 2023.

Google Maps got a major update, and people hate it

Screenshots showing off new features for Google Maps.

Google injects AI into Maps in major update

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The Fitbit Charge 6 is a fitness tracker and smartwatch hybrid

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Google Maps directed man to drive off collapsed bridge, lawsuit claims

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Google Maps adds a nifty new feature to Immersive View

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How to drop a pin in Google Maps

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Google just revealed what you found most fascinating in 2022

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Google gives Maps’ Immersive View a boost and adds a new vibe feature

An aerial view of London on Google Maps.

Google Maps rolls out fly-around imagery of top landmarks

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Latest Street View app update will send you back in time

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How to share your location on your iPhone or iPad

Your iPhone is full of useful features, several of which allow you to share your location with friends and family. Here's how to share your location with ease.
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How to use Google Maps

Learn how to use Google Maps so you can navigate around like a champ in no time. Whether you're a novice or a pro, here are some amazing tips.
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Google Maps is adding new shopping tools for the holiday season

Google has several new features in Google Maps to help you avoid crowds, find your way around malls, and get your holiday dinner shopping done.
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Sustainable with Google 2021: Nest Renew, traffic light efficiency, and more

Google has made a series of updates to encourage sustainable choices across its products.
A person mapping a churchyard using a high-tech backpack.

Ambitious graveyard project ‘looks a bit like Ghostbusters’

In a project dubbed the Google Maps for graves, some 19,000 churchyards in England will have their headstones digitally mapped for a free online database.
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Google Maps expands super-useful feature for mass transit

Google Maps has announced a significant expansion of a handy feature that lets you see how crowded your train or bus is likely to be when it arrives.
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Google Maps is getting improved Live View navigation, more detailed map data

Google has announced a series of updates to Maps at Google I/O 2021, including a better Live View and a more detailed map in 50 more cities.
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Waze vs. Google Maps: Which one is right for you?

Waze and Google Maps have similar functions plus key differences. This overview of both mobile apps can help you decide which one is best for you and when.
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A car and a computer help shopper complete wacky parking project

Everyone needs a project. Gareth Wild’s involved parking his car in every space at his local supermarket. And six years after starting, he’s finally finished.
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New Google Maps features offer a preview of doom-conscious tech

Newly announced Google Maps features hint at a more doom-conscious future for tech advancements.

Apple Maps vs. Google Maps: Which one is best for you?

Apple Maps and Google Maps look similar, but there are key differences between them. Our updated Maps smackdown helps you decide which is a better fit for you.
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Google just added 6 great features to Android, from security to accessibility

Google has announced the addition of a series of new features to Android, including updates to Google Maps, Android Auto, and the Messages app.
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How to delete and manage Google location history

Your location history tells the story of your life (and travels). Here's what to do if you want to delete it or stop Google from logging all location data.
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Google Maps’ new community feed aims to keep you in the loop

Check out Google Maps' new community feed that brings together all of the useful content for your local area.
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Google Maps’ latest features aim to ease holiday season stress

Google is adding new pandemic-related data to Maps aimed at getting you safely through the busy holiday season and beyond.
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Google Maps will now show coronavirus outbreaks in your area

The tool shows how many new confirmed coronavirus cases there have been in an area in the last seven days.
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Google Maps’ tab for saved places gets a useful boost

Google Maps has announced some useful improvements to its Saved tab, bringing improved organization and easier ways to surface previously stored places.
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See how Google Maps is using color to add even more detail

Google Maps is getting even better with the greater use of color to show additional details in natural features. Changes to urban maps are also incoming.
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Google Maps reminds you to wear a mask in new update

Google Maps added a banner to its Explore tab that says Wear a Mask. Save Lives.
Google Maps Adds Marker for Black Lives Plaza

Google Maps, Bing Maps add marker for Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington D.C.

Google Maps has added a marker for the Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington D.C., with Apple Maps also updating its satellite imagery of the renamed street.
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Google Maps places delivery and takeout front and center

Google Maps has made its “delivery” and "takeout” buttons more prominent. Helpful for those locked down, it should also benefit struggling restaurants.
Google Community Mobility Report

Google Maps data shows whether people in your area are staying at home

Google has published an early look at its reports showing the effect of the pandemic of coronavirus, officially called COVID-19, on people's mobility.