Google Maps Update Improves Battery Life
Google has updated Google Maps for Android and the new version makes strides in power requirements. Latitude users should see better battery life and faster refreshes for locations. It also adds the ability to guess location based on vehicle speed of the GPS signal is lost. It now also offers more public transportation route options. The update is free.
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.
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.
Google Maps for iOS Gains Multiple-Stop Tool
Google has added the ability to plan multi-stop trips to its app for iPhones and iPads. The latest version of Google Maps for iOS allows people to add multiple destinations to a single excursion.
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.
Google Maps Will Now Tell You When to Get Off Your Bus or Train
Google has updated Maps for Android with a new feature meant to ensure people don't miss their stop when using public transportation, such as buses or trains. Google says the new tool supplies not only departure times and ETAs, but it can also alert people when it is time to get off a bus or train in order to make a transfer or arrive at their destination.
Vehicle speed.. Sure would be cool to have that in Maps..
What does vehicle speed have to do with retrieving a users location???
It's not meant to retrieve a location from cratch, but to maintain a location when GPS is lost. If I'm travelling down the intersta...