Tag: Google Maps

Google Maps testing out off-route alert in India

When you’re in an unfamiliar place and you’re taking a taxi, sometimes it’s best to have Google Maps open on your phone so you...

Google updates SOS alerts with more visual cards on Maps, Search

The information that is immediately available to us during times of natural disasters can sometimes be life-and-death situations. Google previously introduced SOS alerts that...

Google Maps app starts rolling out a speedometer

While Google has been introducing a lot of not-so-driving-related things like restaurant menu recommendations and travel features, it’s still a navigation app at its...

Google Maps now recommends most popular dishes in restauarants

As part of Google Maps’ continuous effort to become more than just a navigation app, they’re introducing a new feature that will be helpful...

Google Maps expanding speed camera alerts, speed limit info

While Google owns both Google Maps (obviously) and Waze, they have made it clear that the development teams for the two will remain separate....

New Google features makes eating and commuting easier

One of the benefits of technology is to make our life a bit more convenient. Whether that is a good thing or a bad...

Google announces roll-out of new privacy, security tools

While most of those who attended or are following the Google I/O Developer’s conference are there for the new developments and features for Google...

Google Assistant to become smaller, faster; Driving Mode to come soon

Obviously, we expected Google to make some big announcement about the Google Assistant during the opening of the I/O developer’s conference. The CEO himself,...

Google Maps adds ‘ev charging stations’ information

This site doesn't feature many cars because we have our friends at SlashGear doing that. What we're more interested in are other electric vehicles,...

Google Maps crowdsourcing train conditions for commuters

When you’re driving to somewhere, you probably consult Google Maps or Waze to see what the traffic conditions are going there to better prepare...

Google Maps now lets you report live traffic slowdowns

Even though technically they’re both owned by Google, there’s still a lot of differences between Google Maps and Waze. But one of the most...

Google brings Snakes onto your Google Maps for April Fools

By now we’re probably already tired of all the jokes and pranks that brands pull on us during that most annoying/wonderful time of the...