Google Upgrades Maps for WinMo and Symbian
Today Google announced a new version of Maps for Mobile that offers several new features to users of the Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms. The chief improvement in Maps for Mobile 3.3 is the ability to sync users' starred places between their PC and their phone. Places or locations that are starred either on the PC or on the phone will automatically be saved and viewable from the other at a later time. This can help users more easily locate places that they have marked on the map. Google Maps for Mobile 3.3 is a free download for both Windows Mobile and Symbian devices.
Timeline Lets Android Users Explore Their Past Travels
Google is rolling out a new feature to Android and desktop users of Google Maps that allows people to see all the places they've visited. The feature, called Timeline, makes it possible to revisit locations within Maps to recall where you've been.
Google Adds Shareable Lists to Maps
Google today made it easier to keep track of and share favorite spots thanks to a new list tool in Google Maps. Maps users can take advantage of pre-set list categories, such as Want to Go or Favorites, as well as create their own.
Google Maps Timeline Feature Travels to iOS Devices
Google today made the Timeline tool of Google Maps available to iOS devices. Timeline tracks users' movements based on their location, providing a clear picture of where they've been, for how long, and how they got there.
Google Adds Multi-Stop Directions to Maps
Google gave Google Maps users the ability to plan multi-stop trips. The latest version of Google Maps allows people to add multiple destinations to a single excursion.
Google Adds Real-Time Tabs to Google Maps for Android
Google today updated its Google Maps app for Android devices with new tab-based tools meant to help access real-time information with a single tap. Moving forward, three tabs appear at the bottom of Maps' home screen: places, driving, and transit.