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20 Jan 2024 8:46 PM

iOS users to soon get dark mode for Google Maps

The feature should be welcome when a user is using the app at night or in dark environments

04 Aug 2021 2:38 PM

Nepal to send updated map to UN, Google: Minister

Nepal had released a revised political and administrative map incorporating the disputed territories of Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani

02 Aug 2020 11:26 AM

Grocery stores and restaurants now listed on Google Pay’s Nearby Spot

The feature, similar to Quikr’s Still Open feature available in 23 cities, was launched in Bengaluru and will be rolled out to five metros.

14 Apr 2020 7:23 PM

Sharing location with Google? Now it will be displayed on site to aid governments in fight against coronavirus

Reports on users’ movements in 131 countries will be published on a website and will chart movement trends by geography, a Google blog said.

03 Apr 2020 4:50 PM


Google Maps gets new features, refreshed look as it turns 15

An updated Google Maps app will offer five easy-to-access tabs including Explore, Commute, Saved, Contribute, and Updates.

07 Feb 2020 8:22 AM

Google Maps now shows e-vehicle charging station based on plug type

Under a new feature, users will now be able to look for compatible charging stations for their electric cars, based on connector types.

17 Dec 2019 12:15 PM

Google Maps may soon show well-lit paths for night safety

The new feature called 'Lighting' will help users identify streets that are brightly lit.

07 Dec 2019 10:00 AM

Google maps will now speak in your desired language

The app is set to get even better now with translations available in 50 languages.

15 Nov 2019 12:06 PM

Google Maps now lets you manage your public profile

In the 'Your Profile' section of Google Maps, you can edit your name or bio from the new My Profile tab.

12 Nov 2019 7:44 AM


Google rolls out incognito feature for Maps

Tech giant Google has finally rolled out its incognito mode for Android users of its navigation app ‘Maps’.

09 Nov 2019 4:46 PM

Google Maps 'Incognito Mode' starts rolling out to Android users

With Incognito Mode, activity in the app such as search queries, directions, or location, won't be saved to your Google Account.

04 Nov 2019 7:31 AM

Google offers incognito mode for Maps in privacy push

Google has raced to launch a slew of privacy-related features as the search giant and social media companies face heat from users.

03 Oct 2019 7:37 AM

Google Maps to focus on privacy, will soon get Incognito Mode

Users will also be able to turn the feature on or off easily with a toggle, like they did on Chrome or YouTube.

22 Sep 2019 1:19 PM

Google Maps locates man who went missing 22-years ago at bottom of pond

A man went missing 22-years ago and then someone spotted his car at the bottom of a pond while checking Google Maps.

14 Sep 2019 10:53 AM


Google Maps to combine trips from different transport modes

The new update will provide for last minute connectivity show travel timings, traffic and distance on different modes of transport.

30 Aug 2019 3:27 PM

Father-daughter reunite after 4 months, police credits Google maps

The girl went missing on Holi from his sister's house at JJ colony in Kirti Nagar, but he did not file any missing complaint, police said.

18 Aug 2019 3:17 PM

Google Maps gets new tools for seamless travel

Google Maps will now show all your flight and hotel reservations under 'Your Places' in the app menu.

09 Aug 2019 7:22 AM

Google Maps to show real-time status of bike-sharing stations in 16 countries

The feature allows bike users to locate nearby bike-sharing stations.

18 Jul 2019 9:26 AM

Google Maps' new 'Stay Safer' feature lets you alert contacts, share live location

One of the new features introduced by Google is already available on popular messaging application WhatsApp.

05 Jul 2019 10:52 AM