Google Maps is testing a feature that lets drivers report crashes and speed traps so the app can plan efficient routes for others in the area, or warn of upcoming hazards. Waze, which Google owns, already offers such a feature.
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.
It's been available on Android for a while now, and now Google Maps has brought its real-time journey-tracking feature to iOS. It lets you choose who to share a journey with, and tracking ends automatically when you arrive.
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.
Dealing with a group of people can be hard work. Google's adding a new feature that should make it easier to decide where to chow down. Google Maps for iOS and Android will now feature group polling tools.
Google is tracking your location -- even when you tell it not to. According to an investigation by the Associated Press, Google services store location data, regardless of whether privacy settings claim otherwise.
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 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.
Thanks to modern technology and infrequently updated Street View imagery, when Denise Underhill decided to check out her mother's former home using Street View, she saw that her mother was in the image.
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.
Despite a bad start, Apple Maps is incredibly similar to Google Maps these days, but which is better? We explore some of the key differences between the two mapping services, including offline maps, Flyover mode, and more.
What you love best about Waze is now coming to Google Maps, and it's about time. Five years after the tech giant acquired the Israeli navigation app, it's finally adopting some of its most popular features, most notably incident reporting.
Early last year, Google announced that Google Maps would allow customers to book rides straight from the Maps app. Now, however, it seems as though that feature has been removed. It's unclear why it happened.
Everybody loves CarPlay, but not everybody loves using Apple Maps to get around. Apple has announced that CarPlay in iOS 12 will offer support for third-party navigational apps like Google Maps and Waze.
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.