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Google Maps launches 'Stay Safer' that alerts when driver deviates from route

The new feature, Stay Safer, can be enabled while searching for your destination and getting directions.

27 Jun 2019 7:42 AM

Google batters Apple in India

While Apple unveiled India-specific features in iOS 13, Google customised its Maps to meet needs of Indians.

09 Jun 2019 12:59 AM

Google Maps improves SOS alerts for natural disasters

The SOS alerts will now show information related to hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods.

07 Jun 2019 11:12 AM

Google Maps adds 'popular dishes' feature

The mapping service has added a new feature called popular dishes that highlights a restaurant's most popular items.

03 Jun 2019 11:39 AM

Google Maps tests a new feature to show pictures of popular dishes

The mapping service already offers a Menu tab, but a new 'Popular Dishes' feature within it will show you what people are ordering.

05 May 2019 10:50 AM


EV owners can use Google Maps for real-time info on charging stations

Google Maps will also show you related information to an EV charging station such as how many ports are currently available.

25 Apr 2019 10:26 AM

Google Maps to inform you about traffic jams more quickly

A new option, called Slowdowns, has been spotted on the app.

09 Apr 2019 11:18 AM

Soon, create public events on Google Maps

The feature, called ‘Add a public event’ allows users to submit events similar to the public events being shown in Maps.

26 Mar 2019 2:06 PM

Google Maps Satellite View was once almost called ‘Bird Mode’

Google Maps co-creator Bret Taylor took to Twitter to reveal the ‘silly Google Maps origin story.’

25 Feb 2019 10:56 AM

Google rolls out AR navigation for Maps to beta users

The concept is derived out of Google Glass that works without the eyewear.

12 Feb 2019 11:45 AM


Google Maps to show auto-rickshaw routes, estimated fares for Delhi commuters

The new feature will reflect fares based on the official fare model shared by the Delhi Traffic Police.

17 Dec 2018 5:59 PM

Google Maps allows hashtags in reviews

Google has introduced a new feature to Maps that will make business reviews more engaging and useful.

28 Nov 2018 11:30 AM

Cross out everything on your bucket list with Reserve with Google

Google announces a new feature which helps you book various activities easily.

27 Sep 2018 10:57 AM

Group planning now on Google Maps

This new feature will start rolling out to iOS and Android devices starting this week.

27 Sep 2018 10:17 AM

Google Maps to not show zoomed out regions as flat

Google Maps will now start showing the Earth as a globe rather than a flat image.

06 Aug 2018 1:42 PM


Google Maps will now tell your friends if your battery is running low

Google Maps has been added with a new feature that allows you to share your battery level information with your friends.

04 Aug 2018 12:33 PM

Info turns into power, absolutely

There are scenarios where the so-called fringe groups can become mainstream and can even come to power. It is what networks do...

30 Jul 2018 2:09 AM

New virtual game lets you trek through Grand Canyon

Participants of the study were grouped together and competed against one another in weekly walking challenges each week.

15 Jul 2018 6:01 PM

Google Maps app redesigned, gets new ‘Explore’ and ‘For You’ tabs

The new Explore tab will now give users quick recommendations for restaurants, bars, and cafes in an area that users are interested in.

28 Jun 2018 11:54 AM

Prankster draws penis into Australian lake bed; it's so big it can be seen from space

Since appearing on Google maps, a user posted he ‘came’ all the way from New York to see the ‘beauty’.

28 Jun 2018 11:23 AM