One of the best additions to Google Maps is the ability to add multiple stops to your route. If you're running an errand or picking up groceries on your way back home, the feature gives you a quick look at the overall trip time and any delays.
So long, Map Maker. No, Google isn't shutting down Google+ (unfortunately). Instead, the company has announced that Map Maker, its standalone tool for editing, updating, and peer-reviewing maps around the world, will be fully integrated into Google Maps by March, 2017. The impetus for the change is fairly straightforward: the company wants to reduce the overhead necessary for...
Google is rolling out a sizeable update to Google Maps that brings a new Wi-Fi only mode. Once enabled, Maps will switch to offline mode when there's no Wi-Fi signal, with navigation limited to your offline areas.
Google will begin using the Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques to get even better shots of the earth than before. With Landsat 8, Google will be able to capture around two times as many images as it could with Landsat 7.
Google is using Street View to take the general public to places they've never visited before, and we're not talking about human settlements here. The latest to be explored by the company's interactive exploration platform is Mont Blanc, which features one of Europe's highest peaks.
Google Maps is looking to make navigating to your next destination a little easier thanks to a new Driving shortcut, which gives quick access to information like ETAs and suggests places to go based on your search history.
Miniatur Wunderland is the world's largest model railway exhibition. It's the go-to event for those who enjoy putting together locomotives and managing miniature railways, and while the actual setups and landscapes crafted by attendees are nothing short of amazing, just how cool would it be to view them in Google's Street View? Well, now you can.
It looks like Google is quietly rolling out a new feature to Google Maps on Android that adds a timeline of your trips, allowing you to browse where you stopped, when you stopped there, and even edit place names from your smartphone.
Google will soon be adding railroad crossing information to Google Maps, pinpointing where every rail crossing in the US is. Additionally, the company will add audio and visual alerts to the app for when drivers are using turn-by-turn navigation.
Google Maps has a neat feature called Street View that lets you traverse down streets using multiple photos captured by Google automobiles. The company has now launched a vertical view to let you climb up the side of El Capitan in the Yosemite national park.