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Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps

Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps

A Metrolink train after colliding with a truck whose driver followed his smartphone’s directions onto the tracks in February 2015 in Oxnard, Calif.
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps

Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps

A Metrolink train after colliding with a truck whose driver followed his smartphone’s directions onto the tracks in February 2015 in Oxnard, Calif.
Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps

Rail Crossing Warnings Are Sought for Mapping Apps

A Metrolink train after colliding with a truck whose driver followed his smartphone’s directions onto the tracks in February 2015 in Oxnard, Calif.
The simple and creepy reason Google Maps knows when there’s traffic

The simple and creepy reason Google Maps knows when there’s traffic

One of the great features of Google Maps is that it will warn you in real-time if there’s any traffic on your route, and suggest alternative options so you don’t get stuck in traffic. If you’ve ever
Can my phone be tracked?

Can my phone be tracked?

Absolutely yes, your smartphone can be tracked – the question we should be asking is: what can we do about it? Today we’re going to run down several easy ways in which we can see our phone being

Using Google Maps Offline [How-to]

If you travel much or just like driving to new places, then you know this feeling: you’re trying to find someplace new to visit but your phone is pulling data as if it is stuck to a slow IV – drip,
How to Set Up 'Google My Business' for Your Small Business

How to Set Up 'Google My Business' for Your Small Business

One of the most important aspects of a small business is getting found by new customers.
Google Maps 9.43.2 has added 100% native Uber integration, and it looks awesome [APK Download]

Google Maps 9.43.2 has added 100% native Uber integration, and it looks awesome [APK Download]

As part of an update to the Maps app today, Google is adding fully native integration with Uber. You can set a destination, pick an Uber type, book it, monitor its location, and call the driver - all

Google Maps update improves ride services view, lets you book an Uber from within the app

Google Maps users, a new update is now coming your way. Google today announced a Google Maps update that’s focused on ride services. There’s a new look for the ride services tab that looks way better

Google Maps Streamlines Uber, Lyft Ordering Through App

Back in March of last year, Google introduced a ridesharing tab into Google Maps, allowing anyone to see potential pricing and timing for ordering an Uber or Lyft ride. Today, Google is introducing a
The Google Maps Update Makes It Way Easier to Book an Uber

Updated Google Maps app gets more service providers, full Uber service integration

Google continues to improve its many apps and services regularly. We don’t think the Google Maps app will end anytime soon or ever because it is very useful. It can be integrated with a lot of other

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Sworkit, Google Maps

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is
Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps

Uber rides can now be ordered within Google Maps

Uber just got much more convenient, assuming you’re a Google Maps user, thanks to a new integration with Google’s navigation app. Rather than opening the Uber app and copying an address into the

Order a ride share straight from Google Maps! [How-To]

Last week, Google gave me another reason to never download another map or direction app, they integrated ordering an Uber or Lyft directly into the Google Maps interface and, you guessed it, we are
Google Maps starts showing parking availability for some users

Google Maps starts showing parking availability for some users

Back in August, Cody found strings in his teardown of Google Maps v9.34 beta that hinted at an upcoming display of parking difficulty. The option may have crept up for some users since then, but now
One of Google Maps’ coolest new features is finally rolling out

One of Google Maps’ coolest new features is finally rolling out

Google is slowly rolling out a brand new Google Maps feature that should further improve your real-time navigation experience: The app will now tell you whether there’s parking available at your
[Updated] Google Maps 9.44 shows parking availability and Atmosphere images [APK Download]

[Updated] Google Maps 9.44 shows parking availability and Atmosphere images [APK Download]

Update 1: 2017/01/18 3:34am PST This post previously stated that the feature seems to be a server-side switch that's showing up for some users on v9.44 beta, but following more tests, we can say for

Adding Home and Work addresses to Google Maps [How-To]

Google Maps provides users the ability to add addresses and save them. Having your home and work addresses on Google Maps makes it easy to get commute estimates, traffic alerts, weather updates and
Google Maps now warns you about parking nightmares

Google Maps now warns you about parking nightmares

Google Maps is about to get a whole lot more useful, with an update to the navigation app not only showing where there’s parking at your destination, but how busy it’s likely to be. The update, which