Google Maps feature to now help you find your parked car
Google Maps has introduced a new feature that will help you remember where you parked your car in case you forgot. All that Android users have to do is tap the blue dot and then tap “Save your parking” to add their parking location to the map. This will show a label on the map itself identifying where you parked your car. Users can add additional details about their parking spot by tapping the label to open the parking card. They can also save an image of their parking spot and send ...
Misplace your car? A new Google Maps feature in Android will help you find it
In Google Maps' newest beta on Android, you'll be able to tap a little blue dot that represents your car in order to leave yourself a parking reminder. It's an option that Apple Maps has actually had for quite some time. The post Misplace your car? A new Google Maps feature in Android will help you find it appeared first on Digital Trends....
Google Maps for iOS gets ‘Timeline’ feature to help you recall everywhere you’ve been
Google Maps' Timeline feature, just released for iOS, lets users retrace their steps across any given time period. But fear not — if you find that a little creepy, you can easily turn it off. The post Google Maps for iOS gets ‘Timeline’ feature to help you recall everywhere you’ve been appeared first on Digital Trends....
Google brings Ms. Pac-Man to Google Maps and unveils plans to transform the world
April Fool’s Day isn’t only about pranks and practical jokes, it’s also about spreading cheer and happiness and light to the rest of the world. As part of its never-ending effort to make the world a better place, Google has unveiled a number of initiatives to help transform the world. Ms. Pac Man Why Ms. Pac-Man and not the great Pac-Man himself? I’ve no idea, but it’s probably because Pac-Man already made his April Fool’s Day debut in 2015. To acquaint yours...
Google brings Ms. Pac-Man to Google Maps and unveils plans to transform the world
April Fool’s Day isn’t only about pranks and practical jokes, it’s also about spreading cheer and happiness and light to the rest of the world. As part of its never-ending effort to make the world a better place, Google has unveiled a number of initiatives to help transform the world. Ms. Pac Man Why Ms. Pac-Man and not the great Pac-Man himself? I’ve no idea, but it’s probably because Pac-Man already made his April Fool’s Day debut in 2015. To acquaint yours...
Google brings Ms. Pac-Man to Google Maps and unveils plans to transform the world
April Fool’s Day isn’t only about pranks and practical jokes, it’s also about spreading cheer and happiness and light to the rest of the world. As part of its never-ending effort to make the world a better place, Google has unveiled a number of initiatives to help transform the world. Ms. Pac Man Why Ms. Pac-Man and not the great Pac-Man himself? I’ve no idea, but it’s probably because Pac-Man already made his April Fool’s Day debut in 2015. To acquaint yours...
Google brings Ms. Pac-Man to Google Maps and unveils plans to transform the world
April Fool’s Day isn’t only about pranks and practical jokes, it’s also about spreading cheer and happiness and light to the rest of the world. As part of its never-ending effort to make the world a better place, Google has unveiled a number of initiatives to help transform the world. Ms. Pac Man Why Ms. Pac-Man and not the great Pac-Man himself? I’ve no idea, but it’s probably because Pac-Man already made his April Fool’s Day debut in 2015. To acquaint yours...
Google brings Ms. Pac-Man to Google Maps and unveils plans to transform the world
April Fool’s Day isn’t only about pranks and practical jokes, it’s also about spreading cheer and happiness and light to the rest of the world. As part of its never-ending effort to make the world a better place, Google has unveiled a number of initiatives to help transform the world. Ms. Pac Man Why Ms. Pac-Man and not the great Pac-Man himself? I’ve no idea, but it’s probably because Pac-Man already made his April Fool’s Day debut in 2015. To acquaint yours...
Google brings Ms. Pac-Man to Google Maps and unveils plans to transform the world
April Fool’s Day isn’t only about pranks and practical jokes, it’s also about spreading cheer and happiness and light to the rest of the world. As part of its never-ending effort to make the world a better place, Google has unveiled a number of initiatives to help transform the world. Ms. Pac Man Why Ms. Pac-Man and not the great Pac-Man himself? I’ve no idea, but it’s probably because Pac-Man already made his April Fool’s Day debut in 2015. To acquaint yours...
Looking to get in shape for spring? Google Maps and Search can help
Google is encouraging users to "shake off those winter blues and spring into shape." Now you can book and pay for fitness classes anywhere in the U.S. directly via Google Maps, Google Search, and the Reserve with Google website. The post Looking to get in shape for spring? Google Maps and Search can help appeared first on Digital Trends....
Facebook has added live-location-sharing to Messenger; lets you share location up to 60 minutes
Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google Maps. The company has found that one of the most used phrases on Messenger as people talk to friends and family is “How far away are you?” or some variation, Stan Chudnovsky, head of product for Messenger, said in an interview. “It happens to be what people are s...
Here mapping and location services releases new tools for developers
Here, the automotive industry-owned mapping and location services company is launching a new set of tools that will let any developer easily build and launch an app that needs location-specific features. It means that if a small company or individual wants to build an on-demand delivery business or launch a ride-hailing feature, for example, they can now turn to Here instead of Google Maps. “Congestion, roadworks and bad addressing are a constant headache for companies operating in a compl...
Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties
Good news for Google Maps users: You never have to wonder about your friends' whereabouts again. Now, you can share your real-time location with any person you choose, and for however long you choose. The post Google Maps now lets you share your location with your besties appeared first on Digital Trends.
Google Maps can now remember where you parked your car
Although often used in comical situations, getting lost in a crowded parking lot or, worse, forgetting exactly where you parked your ride is no joking matter. It is both grave and yet common enough that smartphones and even smartwatches have features and apps that address that problem. If you have an Android device, however, you might not need to install … Continue reading...
This stunning hyperlapse was made entirely with screenshots from Google Maps
Hyperlapses can be fun, but did you know you don't actually have to go anywhere to make them. For example, this impressive bit of work by Italian student Matteo Archondis uses screenshots from Google Maps and nothing else. The post This stunning hyperlapse was made entirely with screenshots from Google Maps appeared first on Digital Trends....
Google Maps update puts real-time commute info a tap away
Google Maps is a pretty handy app, but if you already know the way to your destination, its usefulness is diminished. Google is looking to change that by rolling out a new update today. There are a few things this update does, but one of the most noteworthy additions is real-time commute information that helps even when you already know … Continue reading...
Google Maps now warns you about parking nightmares
Google Maps is about to get a whole lot more useful, with an update to the navigation app not only showing where there’s parking at your destination, but how busy it’s likely to be. The update, which will initially only be offered in Google Maps for Android and operate in select locations, adds a “Parking Limited” warning to route guidance. … Continue reading...
Google Maps for iOS now offers real-time info on how crowded a place is
When you search for a particular cafe or restaurant on Google Maps for iOS, it'll now tell you how crowded it is in real-time so you can decide if it's worth going. The feature came to the web version of Maps last year and arrived for the iPhone this week. The post Google Maps for iOS now offers real-time info on how crowded a place is appeared first on Digital Trends....
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...