Google Maps is one of the company’s most widely-used applications, and it’s constantly evolving and improving. Today, Google has announced a brand new redesign to the Maps app for Android, bringing useful features like traffic/transit data, as well as local places and recommendations right to the forefront in a new bottom bar.
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Google Maps is one of the most useful services on our smartphones and as it matures, it only seems to get better. Google adds and tests various features on Maps on a pretty regular basis and while some are desired more than others, they are all appreciated. Right now, Google is testing out a new feature within Maps which can show users what kind of parking they should expect at their destination.
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Last year, Google Maps added the ability to see rides and estimates from Uber and other ride sharing services when looking for directions. This year, the rides interface on Android and iOS is getting a revamp, as well as direct Uber integration that allows you to book and pay for rides without leaving Maps.
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Google Maps is one of the best ways to get directions, but it’s not a perfect app. When driving, the navigation interface is fairly well optimized for quick taps, but accessing any settings in the app covers up your directions. That requires users to look at the screen longer to finish the desired action and get back to the map. However, in a new update, it appears Google is changing things up a bit.