How to Share Your Location and Trip Progress in Real-Time on Google Maps

How to Share Your Location and Trip Progress in Real-Time on Google Maps

Google has added yet another long-overdue feature to its navigation platform – the ability to share trip progress and your location in real-time with others. The delay in this nifty addition’s arrival is quite bewildering since Google has other apps that support it. Anyways, it’s here and in this quick guide, we will tell you how to get started with […]

     
 
 

How to Save Your Parking Location and Details in Google Maps

How to Save Your Parking Location and Details in Google Maps

Google’s navigation service always had an intelligent parking feature which automatically detects and saves where you have parked your vehicle. However, as one might have guessed, it’s not perfect and doesn’t always show up. To overcome this, Google Maps recently, in a beta rollout, received the ability for the user to manually feed in the parking location and not blindly […]

     
 
 

Google Maps will now let you Hail an Uber Without Leaving the app

Google Maps will now let you Hail an Uber Without Leaving the app    

Google had earlier introduced a Ride Service option that allowed users to book cab within the Google Maps and since then they have added new ride options globally. Now Google has announced an updated Ride service that is expected to be more intuitive in nature and will integrate the third party apps into the Google Maps.   The update will […]

     
 
 

[Tech Ad-Ons] Google Maps: Not Google-ish Enough!

[Tech Ad-Ons] Google Maps: Not Google-ish Enough!    

Tech Ad-Ons is our new series in which we take a closer look at advertisements from tech companies, and analyze whether they hit or miss the mark. An ad from Google is always a special event. And Google has been doing a fair number of these in India in recent times, and mostly to highlight its Google Maps service. For […]

     
 
 

Google Maps will now Earmark Places That are Wheel Chair Friendly

Google Maps will now Earmark Places That are Wheel Chair Friendly

Google Maps has been ushering in new features on a regular basis and now the map is aiming to be wheelchair friendly. The maps have picked up a new feature that will tell you whether a particular location is wheelchair friendly or not. One can access this information by tapping on location summary (by tapping on the right arrow mark) […]

     
 
 

Google India’s Public Toilet Locator Tool will Help you Find the Nearest and Cleanest Toilets

Google India’s Public Toilet Locator Tool will Help you Find the Nearest and Cleanest Toilets

India is one of those countries where access to mobile is more than that to toilets. Nearly 60.4 percent people in the country don’t have proper access to sanitation facilities, resulting in a nationwide system of rampant open defecation and urination. To tackle the situation, Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has tied up with Google to launch a unique public […]

     
 
 

Google Maps Update now Includes SD Card Storage for Offline Maps

Google Maps Update now Includes SD Card Storage for Offline Maps

Google Maps has been continuously evolving and this time around the application has picked up a few mention worthy features. The new features have been aimed to help people in transit use Google Maps even in the absence of a Wi-Fi connection or cellular connectivity. The Offline Maps has been around for quite some time but it is only now […]

     
 
 

Google Maps for Android Finally Lets you Add Multiple Destinations

Google Maps for Android Finally Lets you Add Multiple Destinations

Google Maps has been the gold standard to plan trips for years now, however, unlike the desktop interface, their mobile applications lacked the ability to specify multiple destinations. The feature, fortunately, has finally arrived for Android through a server-side switch on the latest version 9.31. Hence, from now on, users will be able to set multiple stops fabricating a much […]

     
 
 

Google Maps Adds a New Car Service Tab, Includes Ola, MyTaxi and other Regional Cab Hailing Services

Google Maps Adds a New Car Service Tab, Includes Ola, MyTaxi and other Regional Cab Hailing Services

Google Maps has always been one of the most comprehensive navigation app despite the fact that it is not something known for accurate navigation. Google has been introducing new layers of functionalities including the recent feature that lets you plan detour without quitting on the navigation. Google seems to be interested in having a pie of the increasingly popular cab […]

     
 
 

How to Plan Your Detours and PitStops in Google Maps During Navigation

How to Plan Your Detours and PitStops in Google Maps During Navigation

Most of us have been using the Google Maps for navigating thanks to its simplicity and the fact that most of the landmarks and businesses have registered themselves on Google. As it happens quiet a lot of times we are forced to take deviations from the routes owning to many reasons and it is at this point that the Google […]