Google Maps News
Individuals using smartphones running Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread or older will no longer be able to access Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on their devices.
The Android users need to download the latest version of Maps, 10.62 to use the feature.
Google is updating its map editing feature and will allow users to add new or missing roads, realign if need be, and even rename and delete the incorrect ones.
Users will now have to press the new ‘Report’ button and then can select what sort of incident or hazard they want to report.
The transliteration will be carried out in Indian languages including Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Telugu and more.
Maps has supposedly got 200 new features from the onset of the pandemic to help users better adjust to the new normal.
Information from your previous trips can be shared with your friends and acquaintances.
On Tuesday, the Department of Justice sued Google for anticompetitive practices, in the most significant antitrust action by the US government against a technology company in decades
Google to stop supporting Trusted Contacts app from 1 December, app officially pulled from Play store
Google has announced that the Trusted Contacts app will not be supported starting 1 December 2020.
Google is getting the data about COVID cases from 'multiple authoritative sources, including Johns Hopkins, the New York Times, and Wikipedia'.
Google Maps app on Android to get a dark theme that will be found under a new 'Appearance' menu: Report
A user can turn it on by going to the ‘Navigation settings’, then selecting the ‘Colour scheme’ present under the ‘Map display’ tab.
Google mentions that 'Nearby saved' option will only work if you have allowed Maps to know about your location.
Google Maps' new update brings visual improvements to help users understand location, surroundings better
With the new update, users will be able to correctly distinguish beaches and deserts from lakes, rivers, oceans and ravines.
The Google Maps app for the Apple Watch will start rolling out worldwide in the coming weeks.
Google Maps rolls out local guides feature where you can follow users just like on Facebook and Instagram
Several topical filters like recommendations about pizza or coffee and so on have been introduced to compartmentalize a guide's contribution.
The transit alerts would be rolled out in Argentina, France, India, Netherlands, the United States, and the United Kingdom among other countries.
Google Maps rolls out easier access to Plus Code feature for Android users to quickly share location during emergency
Plus Codes are simple, easy to use digital addresses derived from latitude and longitude coordinates.
COVID-19 lockdown mobility data in graphics: Maharashtrians spending 34% more time at home, J&K residents making 27% more visits to parks
During the COVID-19 lockdown, India by-and-large recorded a drop in percentage of visits to places of retail and recreation, grocery and pharmacy, parks, transit stations and workplaces
Coronavirus Lockdown: 'No dignity in living like this, it is humiliating', migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh on why they want to leave Mumbai
Hundreds of migrant workers in Mumbai walked in the blistering heat along the eastern express highway with their belongings on their head to go back to UP.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Google India launches feature to help people find food, night shelter during lockdown
The feature is accessible via Assistant, Google Maps, and on KaiOS. Users can also dial a hotline for assistance.