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Google Maps Now Shows Nearby Takeout and Delivery Options

Ordering in or picking up dinner? Google Maps has been updated with two search filters that highlight nearby takeout and delivery options. The new search options are officially available on Android and iOS in the US, Canada and France, but users in other countries have also reported seeing the feature, so it might be…Read more… […]

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Tell Google Maps Your Dietary Preferences To Get More Customized Search Results

We all have food preferences of some kind. Maybe you’re a vegetarian or allergic to shellfish, or perhaps you just really don’t like pizza. When you’re using Google Maps to find food recommendations; however, by default, it will show you all the options out there, not just the ones you’re likely to want to eat. […]

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Google Maps Is Getting a New Look and Other Upgrades For Its 15th Birthday

It’s tough for most of us to recall what life was like before the invention of Google Maps. Remember printing out your MapQuest directions and trying to read and drive at the same time? Totally safe! For its 15th birthday, Google Maps is getting a fresh look on iOS and Android, along with more information […]

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Google Maps Is Getting a New Look and Other Upgrades For Its 15th Birthday

It’s tough for most of us to recall what life was like before the invention of Google Maps. Remember printing out your MapQuest directions and trying to read and drive at the same time? Totally safe! For its 15th birthday, Google Maps is getting a fresh look on iOS and Android, along with more information […]

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Google Maps Is Getting a New Look and Other Upgrades For Its 15th Birthday

It’s tough for most of us to recall what life was like before the invention of Google Maps. Remember printing out your MapQuest directions and trying to read and drive at the same time? Totally safe! For its 15th birthday, Google Maps is getting a fresh look on iOS and Android, along with more information […]

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How to Explore the Solar System in Google Maps via Hyperspace

Say what you will about the last six-ish Star Wars movies or so, but there’s no denying that zooming through hyperspace to reach distant planets is one of the coolest visuals in the entire series. Now, unless 2020 gets real weird, chances are humanity won’t be making any near-lightspeed journeys anytime soon. But…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Find a Compatible Electric Car Charging Station Using Google Maps

Electric cars might be the way of the future, but the variations in charging plugs across different brands and models make finding a compatible electric vehicle (EV) charging station a lot more difficult than simply pulling up to a gas station. Thankfully, Google Maps on Android now has an “Electric vehicle settings”…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Find a Compatible Electric Car Charging Station Using Google Maps

Electric cars might be the way of the future, but the variations in charging plugs across different brands and models make finding a compatible electric vehicle (EV) charging station a lot more difficult than simply pulling up to a gas station. Thankfully, Google Maps on Android now has an “Electric vehicle settings”…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Use Google Maps’ New Detailed Walking Directions

Google has updated Google Maps with a new feature for walking directions that makes the app much more helpful for those getting around on foot. Google Maps’ new Detailed Voice Guidance, as it’s called, is primarily designed for users with sight impairments, though it can easily benefit anyone.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Find and Use Google’s Brand-New Privacy Tools

Google recently announced a few new features that give users more control over their data, including three new privacy options for Google Maps, YouTube, and Google Assistant, as well as a new tool for monitoring password security. Here’s a quick rundown of each of the new features, how to find them, and why you may…Read […]

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How to Report Fake Listings on Google Maps

Does your neighborhood have strange joke listings on Google Maps? Are you living next to a Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fake Google Maps locations are surprisingly common, and these fictional locations and pop-cultural references can even come with highly detailed (false) information, such as…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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