Home Tags Google Maps

Tag: Google Maps

Google Maps just accidentally exposed Taiwan’s secret missile sites

The new maps from Google exposed a lot of military secrets no one was supposed to find and comes at a time of heightened tensions with Beijing.

I just tried Google’s brand new augmented reality Maps on a one mile walk through San Francisco, and I miss it already

Google says the feature is in an "alpha" state and for now, will only be available to "local guides."

Photos taken by Google over the past decade show how drastically the NYC skyline has changed in just 9 years

There are 273 skyscrapers in New York City, and more than a dozen more being built at any given moment.

Thanksgiving travel can be a nightmare — here’s what time you should leave for the holiday to avoid traffic, according to Google data

You might have to wake up well before sunrise if you want to truly beat the rush, though.
Pluto is over 4.6 billion miles away, but you can explore it from the comfort of your own computer, right now, thanks to Google Maps.

A little-known feature in Google Maps lets you explore planets and moons in our local solar system — here’s how to find it

Most people just use Google Maps to get directions from A to B, but it can also be used to explore other planets beyond our own.

Google will reportedly charge European phone makers as much as $40 per phone to add popular apps like Gmail and Maps

A recent ruling by European regulators has forced Google to put a price tag on its popular apps. Phone manufacturers will now have to pay Google for access to popular apps like Gmail, YouTube, and Maps.

Google’s Waze is challenging Lyft and Uber with a new feature that enables people to share rides and split gas money

Waze Carpool will let users find rides from drivers headed in the same direction. Waze has already partnered with a bunch of schools and workplaces, including Amazon, to get people to use its new feature.

You can now use Google Maps to poll your friends on where to eat — here’s how to do it

Google's new group planning feature lets you poll your friends about which restaurant to eat at. The feature will be available when you update to the latest version of Google Maps on your smartphone.