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10 Google Maps Settings You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

Google Maps continues to get new features and updates more often than you’d think, and if you haven’t been paying attention, you might have missed

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This hidden Google Maps trick helps protect you from the coronavirus – BGR

Google Maps has a few handy features that can help users deal with the novel coronavirus pandemic, including a built-in tool that will let you order food from inside the app.

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Google Maps is getting a big new update on iPhone and Android — here’s what’s new

The Google Maps app for iPhone and Android is getting a big new update with an easier design, more information on public transit and an updated augmented reality option.

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Google Maps finally brought one of its best new features to iPhone

Just over a month after it arrived on Android, Incognito mode is rolling out for Google Maps on iOS this week. It’s just one way that Google is handing the reins to back to users when it come…

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Google Maps just got a brand new feature that goes way beyond navigation – BGR

Google has been adding plenty of new features to Google Maps over the year, most of them meant to improve navigation and commute experiences. The latest feature, however, is a lot more helpful than just providing directions to a new destination.

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Google Maps wants to help you avoid that speeding ticket

Google Maps users report seeing speed limit and speed trap warnings pop up in the navigation app.

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Comparison Shows Just How Far Behind Apple Maps is To Google Maps

It’s no secret that Apple Maps simply cannot match up to Google Maps in terms of coverage, details, and information. Nonetheless, it was believed that Apple was working aggressively on improving its mapping service and catch up to Google Maps.aaa

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Woman's home demolished after Google Maps error - Mar. 25, 2016

Google admits to Google Maps error that led a demolition crew to destroy the wrong home in Texas.

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Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign From Google Maps

The Hollywood Sign might be one of the most recognizable things on Earth. In Los Angeles, it's also one of the most visible. You can see it from a plane as you glide into LAX. You can see it from a car as you drive up the 101 freeway. But a group of peopl

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How to Stop Google Maps from Remembering Everywhere You Go, All the Time

This Google Maps data throws a wrench in that scheme.  That being said, this stuff is not being publicly displayed anywhere. The dashboard, as Google puts it, is meant to highlight “useful or interesting information from your existing location history.