How to clear Google Maps search and location history on Android

Gone are the days of asking annoyed pedestrians or fellow commuters for directions and then ending up exactly where you started. Google Maps has removed the need for this by providing accurate maps that show exactly where you are, the destination that you need to go to, and the route that you need to take […]

How to Download and Use Google Maps for Android, iOS Without Internet

  Lost in Nowhereland with no Internet connection as far as you can see? As always, Google Maps can help you find your way back, as long as you have an iOS or an Android device, even if you are offline. Google recently added a feature to Google Maps, which lets you save maps to […]

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Jason Cipriani/CNET When Google revamped the look of Google Maps for iOS and Android, users were upset about the lack of traditional features. Some users were so upset, the option of reverting to a much older versionof the app was the answer. With Google’s announcement today, Google Maps is finally starting to gain some of the beloved […]

The best GPS app and navigation app options for Android

When we think navigation app, we typically think Google Maps. It’s the one most people recommend and it happens to be the navigation app that gets updated the most often. Google has been really on top of navigation especially over the last couple of years. However, if you’re not too keen on Google Maps or […]

Google Maps for Android and iOS now alerts you when a faster route becomes available

Google has updated Google Maps for Android and iOS to alert you when a faster route becomes available. In other words, if you’re stuck in a traffic jam, Google Maps will let you know exactly when it makes sense to take that detour: You can download the new version now for iOS from Apple’s App Store. There’s no need […]

Five things you should know how to do in the new Google Maps on Android

After promising that Maps would receive a face lift and some new features at Google I/O, the app is finally delivering the goods. Google Maps v7.0.0 tidies up the interface and brings some shortcuts for the features you use the most. The new version is rolling out via Google Play to Android devices running 4.0.3 […]

Google Maps for Android navigation features now available in 19+ more countries worldwide

Following a major update to Google Maps that includes check-in capabilities and live traffic information, Google has expanded the availability of the navigation functionality in the app to 19 new countries. According to Android Police, Google has confirmed that full support for Google Navigation, including voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation and transit directions, will now be available for Android […]

Google Maps is looking out for your safety with public alerts

Google started adding public alerts to Google Maps in January of 2012, but most of us have never seen them. Besides severe weather alerts from the US National Weather service, maps also has the ability to give safety warnings from the following: US Geological Survey (USGS) West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center AMBER alerts […]