Google Maps: News
15 Jul 2021Delhi
Google will provide real-time information about buses to Delhi commuters
The Delhi Government on Wednesday joined hands with tech giant Google to provide real-time information about buses to commuters and make public transport in the national capital more user-friendly.
18 Apr 2021Google
Google Assistant driving mode's early preview now available in India
Google's recent app updates indicate that it wants Android Auto to be a car-only system while your phone functions as a separate entity.
02 Apr 2021Google
Google Maps' new AR feature will help you navigate indoors
Google Maps' brand new augmented reality-powered feature will help users navigate indoor areas like airports and malls in a pinch.
13 Jan 2021Google
#CES2021 fitness tech round-up: Workout from home
CES 2021 saw the release of many products for the health conscious people out there, from brands such as Amazfit and Myx Fitness.
24 Sep 2020Google
Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation
As COVID-19 cases are surging exponentially, it is more important than ever to be fully aware of the situation prevailing in your local area.
20 Sep 2020Ather 450
Ather 450X Collector's Edition to be launched on September 26
Ahead of delivering its 450X e-scooter this November, Ather Energy has announced that it will unveil a collector's edition of the two-wheeler on September 26.
10 Sep 2020Apple
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok tries to dodge sale, and more
Last night, TikTok was reported to be considering a way out of selling its US business to an American company.
16 Aug 2020Huawei
Huawei phones may lose Android update support: Here's why
If you own a Huawei-built phone with Google's Android operating system, there is something you should know.
11 Aug 2020Google
NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'
In the updates since last night, Russia's competition watchdog slammed Apple for abusing its App Store dominance by requiring third-party developers to distribute apps through the marketplace and then blocking them unlawfully.
04 Aug 2020Google
Planning a vacation? Note these five cool travel hacks
Have you heard anyone saying no to a vacation? But the preparations needed to make the traveling easier give us the biggest headache.
12 Jun 2020Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
You can locate COVID-19 testing centers using Google Maps, Search
In light of the ongoing pandemic, Google is introducing the ability to find the nearest COVID-19 testing centers in Maps, Search, and Assistant.
10 Jun 2020Bollywood
Amitabh Bachchan may soon guide you on Google Maps
You may soon be traveling with Amitabh Bachchan, or at least his iconic voice.
09 Jun 2020India
Amid COVID-19, Google Maps gets features to ensure safe travel
As countries like India begin to come out of lockdown and restart economic activities, Google is racing to launch tools to protect the general public from COVID-19.
06 Apr 2020Google
Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here
In a bid to support the underprivileged during the nation-wide lockdown enforced by the Indian government, Google has started showing the location of food and night shelters on Maps.
26 Mar 2020India
Now, Google allows marking businesses as 'temporarily closed' on Maps
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, Google Maps' listings have become a little unreliable.
16 Mar 2020iOS
Google testing more prominent 'Live View' AR directions for Maps
Over the last two years, Google has been developing and testing augmented reality-based 'Live View' directions to help walkers navigate easily using Maps.
21 Feb 2020Android
New Google Maps: Handy things to try out right away
Recently, Google celebrated the 15th birthday of Maps by pushing a major update for the navigational service.
13 Feb 2020Google
This man's epic marriage proposal showed up on Google Maps
From New Year to Christmas, Google keeps treating its users with interesting new surprises packed in Search and several other products.
03 Feb 2020Android
Using 99 phones, he 'hacked' Maps to show fake traffic
When it comes to exploring a city or looking up places, Google Maps serves as the one-stop shop to find routes/directions.
20 Jan 2020Huawei
Now, Huawei's phones will feature TomTom's maps
Huawei has struck a deal with TomTom to use its maps and navigational services on its phones.
15 Jan 2020Google
Google's latest acquisition will make local businesses discoverable online
With the growth of e-commerce and changing online shopping habits, more and more businesses are coming online, taking their products to the public.
16 Dec 2019Delhi Government
Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi
Google has been introducing a number of capabilities to make Maps better for daily commuters, especially pedestrians.
07 Dec 2019India
Soon, Google Maps may show well-lit roads for pedestrians' safety
Over the last few months, Google has been improving Maps with features aimed at helping pedestrians find their way around.
05 Dec 2019Zomato
Man duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering pizza via Zomato
In a shocking case, a Bengaluru-based man has been duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering a pizza via Zomato.
15 Nov 2019Android
Now, Google Maps can speak place's names in local language
Among the wide range of products that Google offers, Maps is an essential one.
12 Nov 2019iOS
Now, Google Maps lets you manage public profile data, contributions
Continuing the effort to give users full control over their data, Google has added a new 'profile management' feature into Maps.
02 Nov 2019Google
Incognito mode launched for Google Maps: How to use it
In a major move, Google is rolling out dedicated Incognito mode for Maps.
12 Oct 2019Google
Now, Google Maps will help visually-challenged people navigate: Here's how
Just a day after upgrading Chrome with a handy visual accessibility tool, Google is doing something similar for Maps.
02 Oct 2019YouTube
Is Google finally serious about users' privacy? We doubt
On the eve of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Google announced new features for its three key products - YouTube, Assistant, and Maps.
14 Sep 2019Florida
22-year-old mystery of missing man solved, thanks to Google Earth
Florida resident William Earl Moldt disappeared off the face of the Earth 22 years ago, after a night of drinking in November 1997.
12 Sep 2019iOS
#NewsBytesExplainer: How Google shows real-time traffic congestion in Maps
For anyone using Google Maps, it's pretty easy to find the fastest, traffic-free route to a particular destination.
21 Aug 2019Android
These are the five must-have apps for motorcycle riders
Surely, no one wants to get bugged by notifications when they set out to enjoy the thrill of the ride and the brush of the wind.
15 Aug 2019Huawei
Apparently, Huawei is also building an alternative for Google Maps
Just a few days after revealing HarmonyOS, the official alternative for Android, Huawei is gearing up to take on Google Maps too.
09 Aug 2019iOS
Now, you can use augmented reality directions in Google Maps
After keeping users hanging for months, Google is finally making AR-based navigation available in Maps for Android and iOS.
08 Aug 2019Paytm
What are OTP frauds and how to avoid them
PM Modi's Digital India push has prompted more and more Indians, even first-time internet users and senior citizens, to opt for digital payments.
01 Aug 2019Gmail
Here's how you can find your lost phone using Google
Given our smartphones are our wallets, our e-book readers, our means of socializing, and our single point of contact, losing them can be disastrous and tracking them, all the more difficult.
31 Jul 2019Google
Bengaluru: Google Maps-powered 'dynamic traffic signals' are now active
The worst thing about Bengaluru, as many of you may have already heard/noticed, is its traffic.
29 Jul 2019Google Assistant
#NewsBytesExplainer: What is KaiOS and why is it so popular
From Maps to AI assistants, Android/iOS smartphones bring everything into the palm of our hands.
04 Jul 2019India
#TechBytes: How to turn on speedometer in Google Maps
Whether you are walking or driving, Google Maps offer plenty of features to complement the entire navigation experience.
29 Jun 2019Android
Now, Google Maps can tell if next bus/train is crowded
No matter where you are, Google Maps is the ideal partner for day-to-day travel.