Google Maps Stories March 15
Google Maps adds ‘wheelchair accessible’ routes’ for improved mobility [Video]
Few will argue if you tell them Google Maps is the best navigation service, and it’s continually getting better all the time. Today, Google is bringing a new feature to Maps to improve its functionality for wheelchair users.
Google Maps Stories March 14
In retrospect, Pokémon Go in 2016 popularized the trend of real-world mobile games that are now intersecting with the augmented reality push on both Android and iOS. Google is now capitalizing on this wave by opening up the real-time updates and location data already found in Maps to game developers.
Google Maps Stories March 13
Google’s ‘Plus Codes’ are an open source, global alternative to street addresses
Google frequently touts that the “next billion users” will come from developing nations with different focuses and needs. To that end, the company has developed a number of optimized services, with one being a “simple and consistent addressing system that works across India and globally.
Google Maps Stories March 9
Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!
Google teases March 10th ‘Mario Day’ event on Maps as it starts popping up for some users
Google Maps often ties in with pop culture for special events or easter eggs, and apparently, there’s another one on the way.