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Google Debuted AR Navigation in Maps For Some Users Today. Here’s What It’s Like

Google Maps' AR feature combines your phone's GPS and Google Street View to offer 3D turn-by-tur.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 11th, 2019

Global Outages Hit Gmail, YouTube And Many Google Services

Several Google services sustained a massive outage affecting users around the world today, but the services were restored a few hours later. Affected services included Gmail, Drive, Google Music, Hangouts, Google Maps and YouTube. Here&.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 13th, 2019

Google is letting some users test its AR navigation feature for Google Maps

The feature will ‘come to everyone only when Google is satisfied that it’s ready’.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 10th, 2019

Some Android Users Are Able To Add Public Events To Google Maps

Over the years, Google Maps has become much more than just maps. The app enables users to share their location with contacts, search for .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 25th, 2019

Waze’s best feature is rolling out to more Google Maps users

Google has brought several Waze features over to Google Maps in the past few months, which is excellent news for Waze fans who would like to get a similar experience out of Google Maps......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 14th, 2019

Google combats opioid epidemic through providing disposal locations on Google Maps

By entering searches like “drug drop off near me” or “medication disposal near me," Google Maps users will be able to find permanent disposal spots. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 21st, 2019

Google combats opioid epidemic through providing disposable locations on Google Maps

By entering searches like “drug drop off near me” or “medication disposal near me," Google Maps users will be able to find permanent disposal spots. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 21st, 2019

It"s the Real World---With Google Maps Layered on Top

The coming Google Maps augmented-reality navigation feature will look through your phone’s camera to figure out where you are and show you where you are going......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 11th, 2019

NYPD asks Google to scrap Waze"s DUI checkpoints

The NYPD has sent Google a cease-and-desist letter, asking it to axe a Waze feature that allows users to mark cops' locations on the navigation app......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2019

Google Maps speed limit signs appear in more US cities

Google Maps is showing the local speed limit to more users across the US. After debuting in the San Francisco Bay Area and Rio, Brazil, the feature has now been spotted in New York City, Los Angeles, and Minnesota, according to Android Police......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 18th, 2019

Google Maps’ personalised ‘For You’ feature is now rolling out on iOS

Google is increasingly trying to transform Google Maps into an application that can be used for more than navigation purposes, with a significant emphasis on being more social. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Google Maps’ personalized ‘For You’ feature is now rolling out on iOS

Google is increasingly trying to transform Google Maps into an application that can be used for more than navigation purposes, with a significant emphasis on being more social. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Here’s how to use Duplex, Google’s crazy new service that impersonates a human voice to make appointments on your behalf (GOOG, GOOGL)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google has started to roll out its artificial intelligence-powered reservation booking service, called Google Duplex, to some Pixel users. The feature debuted.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2018

Google Maps biz reviews can now include hashtags

Google Maps has quietly rolled out a new feature aimed at helping users discover places others have recommended: it now supports hashtags in reviews......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 26th, 2018

Scammers Are Using Google Maps For Banking Fraud

Google Maps is a pretty useful feature that offers many more services than just navigation. However, .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 23rd, 2018

Google Uses Doodle to Urge Users to Vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections

Go vote. As most of us know, today is Election Day. But in case there are not enough reminders of that fact and the importance of voting, Google is adding a message of its own in the form of a Google Doodle for the 2018 mid.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 6th, 2018

Google Maps for iOS will now allow you to share real-time updates with friends

Already available on Android since 2017, the feature is a welcome update to the navigation app that brings it in line with Waze, and even Uber a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 19th, 2018

Google Maps Makes Its Best Feature Better And Brings It To iOS

The Google Maps ETA sharing feature is pretty useful, as it allows you to share your navigation route with friends an.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 19th, 2018

Waze launches nationwide carpool app

Waze, the crowd-sourced navigation app that helps its users avoid traffic jams and speed traps, has launched a carpooling app. The Google-owned company says Waze Carpool, which went live across the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 10th, 2018

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Adds New Features to Maps

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Adds New Features to Maps Keeping pace with its efforts to make life easier for users, Alphabet Inc. ‘s GOOGL division, Google recently added a series of ne.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 4th, 2018

An underrated perk of iOS 12: Google Maps and Waze will soon be able to work with CarPlay

Prior to iOS 12, users were stuck using Apple Maps if they wanted to use CarPlay fo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 13th, 2018