Google Maps just got a feature every navigation app should steal – Appandphones

A new Google Maps accessibility feature called Accessible Places will be available to users in Australia, Japan, UK, and the US. The feature will display a wheelchair icon on the map...

Google Maps just overhauled one of its most useful features – Appandphones

A Google Maps update brings over a brand new user interface for the real-time location sharing feature of the app. The UI is cleaner and more intuitive than before but provides...

Waze is finally getting a navigation feature you’ve always wanted – Appandphones

Waze is testing a navigation feature that users have wanted for years: Lane guidance. The app will now show visual guidance for exits and turns during navigation, both on highways and...

This is the most important Google Maps feature during the coronavirus crisis – Appandphones

A Google Maps feature that allows anyone to create custom maps of their local region has seen a surge in usage this year. Some authorities and regular users rely on the...

Waze has new features to help you navigate the coronavirus crisis – Appandphones

Waze announced new features for its popular navigation app that could help users and authorities during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Google’s subsidiary plans to highlight stores that offer no-contact deliveries and...

This is one Apple Maps feature that Google Maps has to copy – Appandphones

Apple Maps will soon start showing testing locations for the novel coronavirus. Apple has an online portal where healthcare providers and other businesses can register their COVID-19 testing locations. Google Maps has...

Google Maps has another new feature to help during coronavirus lockdown – Appandphones

Google Maps now highlights nearby restaurants that deliver food or offer takeout on the map. The feature should make it even easier to find local places that are still open...

Google’s creepiest Maps feature can help stop the coronavirus – Appandphones

Google released a new mapping resource that can help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The new Community Mobile Reports show anonymized location data that can help authorities understand...

Google Maps listings will display ‘temporarily closed’ warning during coronavirus outbreak – Appandphones

Google Maps now lets business owners update their listings with ‘temporarily closed’ warnings. The feature can be very helpful when planning trips to stores during the coronavirus outbreak, as it’ll let...

Google Maps now shows coronavirus warnings on Android and iPhone – Appandphones

Google Maps has now begun to display a coronavirus alert on Android, iPhone, and the web. The message reminds people to call their doctors before visiting a medical facility and...