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Google Maps lets you see restaurants with take-out, delivery

In a time where states and countries are encouraging and ordering people to stay-at-home, food is still very much a concern, both for citizens and for businesses that provide it. There are some states that allow restaurants to still open but only for take-out and delivery and not for dine-in customers. Now Google Maps has […]

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Google Maps lets business owners share changes amidst COVID-19

We know that the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has affected a lot of aspects of our lives. Businesses and consumers alike will have to make changes probably over the next few months as various governments around the world try to contain the outbreak. Letting your consumers know about changes in business hours, policies, and other information […]

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Google Maps now has Lens integration for menus

Last year during Google’s I/O conference, they added the ability to analyze the physical restaurant menu and then highlight which are the popular dishes. The latest integration of this feature is with Google Maps since a lot of people upload photos of the restaurant’s menu anyway. You’ll also be able to see what are the […]

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Google Maps’ 15th anniversary brings an updated look, new features

It’s been 15 years since Google Maps made its way into our digital lives and helped us get around places. To celebrate its anniversary, Google is releasing a new version of the navigation app. The features are now more streamlined into five, easy-to-access tabs. They also launched a new icon “that reflects the evolution we’ve […]

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Vidéo : comment l’intelligence artificielle a contribué à améliorer Google Maps

Depuis son lancement il y a 15 ans, Google Maps a évolué en passant d’un outil pour vous aider à trouver votre destination à une destination en soi. Pour commémorer ses 15 ans, Google présente cette semaine une mise à jour de Maps et partage un aperçu de la manière dont des technologies comme l’IA […]

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Google Maps Gains New Navigation System, Crowd-Sourced Transit Info, and More

This week marks 15 years since Google Maps first launched, and Google is celebrating with some notable new features and updates for the mapping service app on iOS and Android. The five tabs on the new Google Maps navigation screenStarting today, the Google Maps will feature a new navigation system across the bottom of the […]

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Google Maps shows electric vehicle charging stations’ different plugs

Google Maps let you search for electric vehicle charging stations since earlier this year. But what some people, at least those that don’t drive those types of cars, don’t know is that each brand has different kinds of charging connectors. This means you can’t just drive into any station and get your car charged as […]

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Brésil : Google va apporter des adresses postales à deux millions de Brésiliens

Google s’est associé au gouvernement de Sao Paulo pour le projet Rotas Rurais qui vise à cartographier une zone rurale de plus de 60 000 kilomètres carrés, pour créer des adresses pour plus de  300 000 résidences ! Au total, ce sont environ deux millions de brésiliens qui vont profiter de cette adresse, pour avoir aux soins […]

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Google positions itself to be your travel tour guide

If you’re traveling this holiday season, your smartphone can be your best companion (well, aside from the people of course) with all the various tools available for you there. If you’re a fan of the Google ecosystem, then you can take advantage of various apps built to help you with your travel preparations and your […]

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Google Maps reportedly working on “lighting” layer for safer travels

Traveling to a new place is not always the Instagrammable experience that we see on our social media feeds. When the place is not so familiar, there are also some anxiety-inducing situations that you may encounter especially during night travels. Google Maps, the navigation app of choice of a lot of people, is reportedly working […]

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Google Maps mobile app now lets you manage your public profile

Google continues to make its Maps app more than just a navigation app but also a discovery and recommendation platform. They’ve been bringing changes and features to the mobile app, in particular, to make it easy for users to find places and businesses to explore and also make their own recommendations. A new thing they’re […]

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Google Maps sur Android se dote d’un mode incognito

Après l’avoir annoncé deux fois au cours de l’année écoulée, Google tient sa promesse et dévoile le mode Incognito de Maps pour ses utilisateurs Android, a confirmé la société dans un article de blog. Inspiré du même outil que celui utilisé depuis 2008 dans Chrome pour visiter des pages Web sans conserver l’historique de navigation, […]

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Sur iOS, Google Maps va indiquer les radars, mais …

Depuis que Google a racheté Waze en 2013, l’application de navigation n’a jamais connu autant de fonctionnalités, allant des simples informations de l’état des routes à la visualisation des prix des péages d’autoroute, au contrôle de l’application par la voix, ou encore à une plateforme de covoiturage baptisée Waze Carpool (uniquement aux États-Unis). Mais depuis […]

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