Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps
Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the destination field, Google users can now find their location using Google Maps, then choose the small ride-hailing icon as the transportation method, enabling travelers to order an … Continue reading...
Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps
Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the destination field, Google users can now find their location using Google Maps, then choose the small ride-hailing icon as the transportation method, enabling travelers to order an … Continue reading...
Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps
Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the destination field, Google users can now find their location using Google Maps, then choose the small ride-hailing icon as the transportation method, enabling travelers to order an … Continue reading...
Can my phone be tracked?
Absolutely yes, your smartphone can be tracked – the question we should be asking is: what can we do about it? Today we’re going to run down several easy ways in which we can see our phone being tracked, first of all. Then we’re going to shut down this tracking in a few easy steps. It’s really not too big … Continue reading...
Google Maps now shows wheelchair accessibility info for locations
Google Maps is already a lifesaver for many of us, with the app spitting out locations with just a few taps and keeping us from getting lost with detailed directions. But now it can be even more vital for the millions of people in wheelchairs in the US. Now Google Maps will display wheelchair accessibility information for locations, right alongside … Continue reading...
Google Maps now shows wheelchair accessibility info for locations
Google Maps is already a lifesaver for many of us, with the app spitting out locations with just a few taps and keeping us from getting lost with detailed directions. But now it can be even more vital for the millions of people in wheelchairs in the US. Now Google Maps will display wheelchair accessibility information for locations, right alongside … Continue reading...
Need to know if a place is wheelchair accessible? Google Maps now tells you
Google is updating Maps with a new feature that could be very helpful for a lot of people --letting them know whether or not a location is wheelchair accessible. This could not only help the disabled, but also parents with strollers, and the elderly. The post Need to know if a place is wheelchair accessible? Google Maps now tells you appeared first on Digital Trends....
Trusted Contacts app from Google tracks friends with GPS
Google is launching a new app called Trusted Contacts today, and it’s aimed toward making sure you’re never truly alone – especially in dangerous situations. With the app, you can name a number trusted contacts who can see your location to ensure that your safe. The app also features some degree of offline functionality, so people will be able to … Continue reading...
Apple deploys drones to collect data and beat Google Maps
Unlike most of its other products, Apple had an infamous launch of its Maps, marred by faulty software that irked users, and it probably helped elevate the popularity of the Google Maps even further. It has been over four years, and Apple is now planning to deploy drones to beat Google when it comes to Maps. So, Apple plans to use drones along with some new indoor features to help improve its Maps service, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Apple has also a...
Apple deploys drones to collect data and beat Google Maps
Unlike most of its other products, Apple had an infamous launch of its Maps, marred by faulty software that irked users, and it probably helped elevate the popularity of the Google Maps even further. It has been over four years, and Apple is now planning to deploy drones to beat Google when it comes to Maps. So, Apple plans to use drones along with some new indoor features to help improve its Maps service, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Apple has also a...
Apple deploys drones to collect data and beat Google Maps
Unlike most of its other products, Apple had an infamous launch of its Maps, marred by faulty software that irked users, and it probably helped elevate the popularity of the Google Maps even further. It has been over four years, and Apple is now planning to deploy drones to beat Google when it comes to Maps. So, Apple plans to use drones along with some new indoor features to help improve its Maps service, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Apple has also a...
Trump Tower turns into ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Trump Tower in New York city turned into “Dump Tower” on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the mapping service by early Sunday morning. The tower serves as President-elect Donald Trump’s home in Manhattan. Its central location on Fifth Avenue has posed security challenges for the Secret Service and local law enforcement, CNN reported. According to CNN, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Columbus Circle had also been renamed “Dump Int...
Trump Tower briefly identified as ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Google may have disabled Map Maker earlier this year to stop the public at large from trolling Google Maps, but apparently, where there's a will, there's a way. On Saturday, someone changed the name of Trump Tower to "Dump Tower" on Maps. The post Trump Tower briefly identified as ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps appeared first on Digital Trends....
Trump Tower turns into ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Trump Tower in New York city turned into “Dump Tower” on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the mapping service by early Sunday morning. The tower serves as President-elect Donald Trump’s home in Manhattan. Its central location on Fifth Avenue has posed security challenges for the Secret Service and local law enforcement, CNN reported. According to CNN, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Columbus Circle had also been renamed “Dump Int...
Trump Tower turns into ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Trump Tower in New York city turned into “Dump Tower” on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the mapping service by early Sunday morning. The tower serves as President-elect Donald Trump’s home in Manhattan. Its central location on Fifth Avenue has posed security challenges for the Secret Service and local law enforcement, CNN reported. According to CNN, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Columbus Circle had also been renamed “Dump Int...
Trump Tower turns into ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Trump Tower in New York city turned into “Dump Tower” on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the mapping service by early Sunday morning. The tower serves as President-elect Donald Trump’s home in Manhattan. Its central location on Fifth Avenue has posed security challenges for the Secret Service and local law enforcement, CNN reported. According to CNN, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Columbus Circle had also been renamed “Dump Int...
Trump Tower turns into ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Trump Tower in New York city turned into “Dump Tower” on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the mapping service by early Sunday morning. The tower serves as President-elect Donald Trump’s home in Manhattan. Its central location on Fifth Avenue has posed security challenges for the Secret Service and local law enforcement, CNN reported. According to CNN, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Columbus Circle had also been renamed “Dump Int...
Trump Tower turns into ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Trump Tower in New York city turned into “Dump Tower” on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the mapping service by early Sunday morning. The tower serves as President-elect Donald Trump’s home in Manhattan. Its central location on Fifth Avenue has posed security challenges for the Secret Service and local law enforcement, CNN reported. According to CNN, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Columbus Circle had also been renamed “Dump Int...
Google Search popular times feature gets a boost for holiday shopping
Google Search and Maps are once again adding a few new features to help you survive the holiday season. While the first round of updates centered around making holiday travel easier, today’s batch want to help you spend as little time as possible shopping. Google is bolstering the functionality of the “popular times” feature in Google Search and Maps to … Continue reading...
New Google Maps beta lets business owners upload photos of their store
A new Google Maps beta has been released, showing that owners can now upload photos of their business to be showcased in the app before a user navigates to that particular storefront. The post New Google Maps beta lets business owners upload photos of their store appeared first on Digital Trends.