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.
Apple Reveals iOS 10 Features
Jun 13, 2016
Apple today showed off iOS 10, what it calls the biggest release of iOS ever for both end users and developers. To start, the platform changes up the lock screen, making it easier to access the camera, notifications, Control Center, and widgets.
Google Adds Multi-Stop Directions to Maps
Jul 1, 2016
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 Maps Improves Location-Sharing Tools
Mar 22, 2017
Google today made it possible for Maps users to share their exact location with friends and family. In Maps, users need only tap the blue dot (signifying their location) and select those with whom they'd like to share.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Google Maps Improves Parking Spot Finder
Apr 26, 2017
Google has this week made good on previous promises to make it easier for people to locate their cars after parking them. Maps for Android and iOS is being updated with a dedicated "Save Your Parking" tool that lets people not only pinpoint the location of their car on a map, but add details such as floor level, section, or parking spot for large parking structures.
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...