Google Maps gains new exploration features in latest update

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Google wants to make it even easier to discover the world around you so they are updating the Google Maps app. A new “Explore” feature is being integrated into the Android and iOS apps and is designed to help users explore nearby places. Rather than deliver a generic list of places ...

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Google Maps version 8.2 is out, download and install it now [APK]

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I bet over 90% of Android device owners out there use Google Maps, not only because it’s the default maps application that comes with Android but because it’s the best service out there, by far. Google Maps in version 8.2 is now available and it brings a handful of features/changes ...

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Living with Google: Google Maps

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Google Maps is the go to map and navigation app for your android phone. With years of mapping experience, an ever growing library of satellite photos and new roads Google is the go to source for your navigation and location needs. Google is always making improvements to the mapping experience. ...

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How to save online maps for offline use in Google Maps[Tutorial]

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Last Tuesday, Google unveiled a host of new features for its Maps app.  Bringing the update to version 8.0, the biggest features include transit travel times with walking time included, lane guidance in turn-by-turn navigation, and the ability to save maps offline. Today we’ll be ...

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Google Maps gets offline mode, lane assist, and more

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Google has just deployed a huge update to its Map application which brings offline mode, lane assistance, and Uber integration. Updated for both Android and iOS, the new Maps app brings the following new functionality: Don’t miss your next turn or exit. The Google Maps app now shows you which ...

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Google Maps gets time machine-like feature

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One of the more requested Google Maps features has become a reality as Google announces a new archive street view capability. Available in 55 countries and where allowed, the feature lets users “go back in time” and view historical imagery of notable places. Starting today, you can ...

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Measure distances and areas easily with Maps Measure [App of the Day]

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Google Maps is good at a lot of things, but measuring individual distances isn’t one of them. Actually, if you want to measure a certain area or distance, it’s almost like pulling teeth. Maps Measure aims to help with that. This is a very simple app. Place a series of checkpoints on ...

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Google Maps adds Waze incidents in 46 new countries & territories

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Google and Waze today announced that incident reporting has come to the Google Maps app for 46 new countries and territories. Now you’ll have a clearer idea as to where accidents, road hazards, police, and other incidents are along your route. It’s unclear which areas are seeing the ...

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Get to navigation faster with Google Maps for Android

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Skip a few steps and get navigating much quicker! Select a place, then tap and hold on the transportation icon. This will automatically open voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation and you’ll be ready to go! Google Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Google working to create more obvious offline maps in Google Maps

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No longer relegated to a little known "trick", the offline maps feature will again be very obvious.

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Offers app and new Google Maps app for Android make it even easier to save on purchases

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Google seems to be making it easier than ever to save money. Today on their commerce blog, they mentioned that they have expanded the way users can discover offers to include browsing the web with a Google device, using their popular Offers app, or even through Google Maps. No more clipping ...

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Updated Google Maps comes to Android phones and tablets

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New and improved features come to the app; older features are moved to Google+.

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Google and Waze officially begin a happy life together

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This morning, Google was happy to announce via their blog the official marriage acquisition of Waze. Together, Google and Waze hope to help drivers get to and from their points of interest in a more pleasant and quicker fashion. According to their post this morning, the current Waze development ...

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List of Google’s April Fools Day Jokes

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Yes, today is April 1st and that means you’re advised to be on alert. There are plenty of opportunities to fool you… or at least attempt to fool you.  Google, as is their wont, will often put together a number of April Fools Day blog posts, announcements, and “new ...

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Google releases new Maps API for Android developers

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Google today announced an update to the Google Maps API which gives developers a better, more comprehensive set of tools to integrate maps into Android apps.  It will be easier than ever to insert vector-based maps into applications, according to Google. Launching today as part of Google Play ...

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