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  1. Vorastra

    Family sues Google alleging its Maps app led father to drive off collapsed bridge to his death, attorneys say

    https://edition.cnn.com/2023/09/21/us/father-death-google-gps-drive-off-bridge-lawsuit-north-carolina/
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Google Maps saw usage plummet after default app switch on iPhone

    Google Maps saw usage plummet after default app switch on iPhone Two years after Apple Inc. dropped Google Maps as its default service on iPhones in favour of its own app, Google had regained only 40% of the mobile traffic it used to have on its mapping service, a Google executive testified in...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    US Justice Department reopens probe into Google Maps dominance

    US Justice Department reopens probe into Google Maps dominance The US Justice Department is investigating Google’s dominance in mapping, reviving a thread of its long-running antitrust investigation into the search giant, according to three people familiar with the probe. Department lawyers...
  4. Jan

    Apple investing in Maps, search, and online ads network to rival Google

    Apple wants to shake off Google with its own search app and online ads business Apple is building out some of its own software and planning a new product to loosen Google's hold on its ecosystem, Financial Times reports. Several Apple employees working on the software told the publication that...
  5. Jan

    Google Maps gets electric vehicle fast charging and accessibility search

    Google launches new Maps features Google has launched several new features for its Maps navigation app. The first update adds augmented reality (AR) Live View support in London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo.
  6. Jan

    How to download Google Maps on your Huawei smartphone

    How to download Google Maps on your Huawei smartphone Huawei doesn’t support Google Mobile Services (GMS), but there are still ways to download your preferred Google apps.
  7. Jan

    Hiding your house on Google Street View

    How to hide your house on Google Maps Popular Science recently published an article explaining how people can hide their home addresses and other personally-identifiable information on the world's most popular map apps. Google Maps offers Streetview, a street-level application that lets users...
  8. Jan

    Google Maps transit crowdedness, Trips, and Timeline Insights launched

    Google Maps gets new features — Including predictions for how crowded your Gautrain will be Google has updated the latest version of its Maps navigation app with new features to improve users' public transport experiences and give them a better overview of how much time they spent in different...
  9. B

    ios14 Bluetooth fix

    Has anyone found a fix for the delayed navigation via Bluetooth on google maps and apple maps? It was working very well before the ios14 update and apple Feedback is stating that they have not received similar complaints. When using navigation via Bluetooth instead of hearing "in 100 meters...
  10. J

    Google Maps now lets you report incidents on iOS

    Google Maps now lets you report incidents on iOS iPhone users will soon be able to report road accidents and other incidents in Google Maps. Google is rolling out updates this week which will bring the feature to iOS.
  11. J

    Google Trips closing down

    Google Trips closing down Google announced that it has shut down its Trips app, with users no longer able to access the application's features as of 5 August 2019. The company said it would migrate features previously found in Trips to its Search and Maps applications following the...
  12. J

    Why you should use Google Maps when you know where you're going

    Why you should use Google Maps when you know where you're going Google Maps does a lot more than show you the way from where you are to where you want to go. So much so, that I use Google Maps almost everywhere I go - even if I know the way.
  13. J

    Google Maps now has a speedometer

    Google Maps now has a speedometer Google Maps has added an on-screen speedometer to its navigation interface, Android Police reports. This forms part of Google's integration of Waze features into its primary Maps navigation app, including speed camera notifications and speed limit indicators.
  14. J

    Google Maps to warn users about speed traps in South Africa

    Google Maps to warn users about speed traps in South Africa Google is rolling out a feature for South African Google Maps users which will warn them when they are approaching speed cameras along their route. This feature was previously limited to selected markets, but the company confirmed to...
  15. J

    Google Maps is getting Incognito Mode and AR walking navigation

    Google Maps is getting Incognito Mode and AR walking navigation Google Maps will be getting an Incognito Mode, the company announced at its annual developer conference, Google I/O. Incognito Mode is already available for Chrome and YouTube, and Google said it will be bringing the feature to...
  16. J

    Why using Google Maps every time you go somewhere has a big downside

    Why using Google Maps every time you go somewhere has a big downside Using Google Maps, or any GPS or maps tool, is something we all do. The use of services like Google Maps is even more popular when going somewhere new.
  17. J

    Google Maps testing collision and speed trap reports

    Google Maps testing collision and speed trap reports Google Maps could be introducing incident reports, such as alerting drivers to collisions and speed traps, Engadget reports. APK analysis from a few months ago hinted towards such a move, and the recent appearance of this feature on some...
  18. Newsfeed

    Google Maps adds questions and answers feature

    Google Maps adds questions and answers feature Google has launched a questions and answers feature for Google Maps.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    Google Maps now remembers where you parked

    Google Maps now remembers where you parked Google Maps will now show you where you parked.
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Google Maps now lets you share your favourite places

    Google Maps now lets you share your favourite places Google Maps users are now able to create lists of places and share them with family and friends.
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