Google Maps Stories August 9

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Following an update a couple of weeks ago, Google has today announced another update to Google Maps for Android that brings along some useful new features. These new features are aimed at those who are looking to save a bit of data on their mobile plans or who may live in areas where mobile data isn’t available.

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Google Maps Stories August 3

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Google’s mapping software is the most powerful in the world, and one of its biggest strengths is in 3D imagery. Over the years Google has amassed 3D imagery around the world for a number of locations, and with a new app it’s putting that technology to use in a fun new game for kids.

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Google Maps Stories July 25

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While Google Maps has had several UI changes on the web and mobile over the past few years, the actual map layer has remained the same. Starting today, however, Google is making a few visual changes and additions to Maps on desktop, Android, and iOS that will help with navigation.

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Google Maps Stories July 21

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To ensure its accuracy, a million updates from around the world are made to Google Maps on a daily basis. However, that is still not enough to guarantee that every single restaurant, business, or landmark has accurate information. To remedy this, Google Maps is adding new tools to keep the local places you know best up-to-date.

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Google Maps Stories July 12

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Seemingly fed up with Google’s inability to map the area, Faroe Islanders have taken the initiative into their own hands. The Guardian reports that citizens of the area, which consists of 18 sub-polar islands in the Atlantic, have started attempting to create their own version of Google Street View.

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Google Maps Stories June 29

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One of the key features that Google Maps on Android lacks is the ability to add multiple destinations when plotting directions. Many users (via Android Police) are reporting that the feature is now rolling out server-side as part of version 9.31 of Maps.

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