14 Apr 2020
Now, you can 'call' Google Assistant for food/night shelter locations
A few days back, Google had introduced the ability to use Maps, Google Assistant, or Search to look up the locations of food and night shelters across 33 Indian cities.
06 Apr 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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.
15 Jan 2020
Android Auto crosses 100 million downloads on Google Play Store
Android Auto, Google's dedicated client for offering Android experience within automobiles, has hit 100 million downloads on the Play Store.
16 Dec 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
Incognito mode launched for Google Maps: How to use it
In a major move, Google is rolling out dedicated Incognito mode for Maps.
22 Oct 2019
Soon, Uber will let you book Delhi Metro tickets
In a major move, ride-hailing giant Uber has launched a new 'Public Transport' mode to help Indians plan their commute.
21 Oct 2019
Reliance Jio Diwali Offer: Gift a JioPhone for Rs. 699
If you are looking to gift someone a JioPhone, now might be the best time. As part of a limited-time Diwali festive offer, Reliance Jio is offering its popular 4G-enabled feature phone at a special price of Rs. 699.
12 Oct 2019
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 2019
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.
01 Oct 2019
Jio Phone available for Rs. 699 during festive season
Jio Phone, the smart feature phone from Reliance Jio will become more affordable this festive season.
15 Sep 2019
Indian researcher discloses Uber bug, bags Rs. 4.6 lakh reward
An Indian security researcher has bagged a cash reward of $6,500 (approximately Rs. 4.6 lakh) from Uber Technologies Inc.
14 Sep 2019
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 2019
#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 2019
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.
19 Aug 2019
Now, you can use simple gestures to switch Google accounts
In a bid to make its services more convenient to use, Google is adding a handy new capability into its Android/iOS apps - the ability to switch accounts with gestures.
15 Aug 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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.
31 Jul 2019
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 2019
#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 2019
#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 2019
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.
24 Jun 2019
What is Android Auto and why you should use it
When it comes to navigation, there is no better solution than Google Maps.
15 May 2019
Soon, Google apps will start showing more ads: Here's why
In a bid to boost its advertising revenue, Google has decided to place more ads in its mobile products.
12 May 2019
Soon, Google Maps will have its own 'Incognito mode'
Google's I/O 2019 announcements, especially the Pixel 3a series, received widespread media attention.
06 May 2019
Google I/O 2019: Everything to expect from the big event
Google I/O kicks off tomorrow i.e. May 7 in Mountain View California, where Google will host a bunch of sessions centered around some new software, AI breakthroughs, and web technology.
05 May 2019
Soon, Google Maps will highlight images of popular restaurant dishes
Google Maps have long been serving as a source of discovery, be it for shopping malls, ATMs, gas stations or restaurants.
26 Apr 2019
Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally
Nokia 8110 4G, which recently received WhatsApp support in India, is now getting support for both WhatsApp and Facebook globally.
12 Apr 2019
Want to conceal your location from Google? Here's the way
If you're using a smartphone, you may already know that Google uses location services on your device to keep a track of places you visit and serve traffic updates, local recommendations, and other useful stuff.