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...
A flock of drones could save Apple Maps
Picture the scene: Tim Cook cackling at the top of his castle, screaming “Fly, my pretties!” as a wave of drones swoop out to give Apple an edge over Google Maps. The Cupertino firm’s homegrown navigation app, Apple Maps, didn’t arrive to the best of reviews, and while the software has undoubtedly improved since its debut in late 2012 – … Continue reading...
A flock of drones could save Apple Maps
Picture the scene: Tim Cook cackling at the top of his castle, screaming “Fly, my pretties!” as a wave of drones swoop out to give Apple an edge over Google Maps. The Cupertino firm’s homegrown navigation app, Apple Maps, didn’t arrive to the best of reviews, and while the software has undoubtedly improved since its debut in late 2012 – … Continue reading...
These 15 tips will help you navigate like a pro with Apple Maps
The interface of Apple Maps may be simple, but there are plenty of features hidden behind the scenes. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the navigation app, whether you're looking to drop a pin or clear your location history. The post These 15 tips will help you navigate like a pro with Apple Maps appeared first on Digital Trends....
These 15 tips will help you navigate like a pro with Apple Maps
The interface of Apple Maps may be simple, but there are plenty of features hidden behind the scenes. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the navigation app, whether you're looking to drop a pin or clear your location history. The post These 15 tips will help you navigate like a pro with Apple 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 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...