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.
Send Places from Google Maps to Your iPhone
Google recently provided an update to its Maps app for iOS that adds the ability to send places from Maps on a desktop to an iPhone. The feature, which has been available to Android phones for several months, requires iPhone owners to enable notifications for Maps.
Latest Google Maps Update Makes It Easier to Locate Your Events
Google has updated Google Maps and now lets users access more personal information regarding their locations with a quick search. Google Maps culls more data from users' Gmail accounts and will automatically make event details available to Maps.
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 Now Warns If Destination May Be Closed
Google pushed out a minor update to Maps for Android devices this week and added several new features. Chief among the new powers is the ability for Maps to send a warning when the place users have chosen to navigate to (such as stores or restaurants) will be closed by the time they arrive.