Google has just released a new feature that allows you to easily access My Maps directly from Google Drive via your Google Apps account. Although it’s a small update, or at least it seems that way, it is indeed quite useful, because from now on users such as yourself will be able to find, create, […]

Google Maps Update Will Warn Drivers When They Are Approaching Railroad Crossings

June 29, 2015
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Due to a significant increase in the number of US rail crossing accidents last year, the Federal Railroad Administration has decided to form a partnership with Google that will allow the company to introduce new safety features into Google Maps that will alert drivers whenever they are approaching a railroad crossing. Since the number of […]

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Megabus and Google Maps Team Up to Provide an Enhanced Trip Planning Experience

June 26, 2015
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Megabus.com is a popular city-to-city, express bus company based in NJ that provides transportation services to more than 40 million customers annually in over 120 major cities in the United States, such as Boston, Baltimore, New York, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Buffalo, New Orleans, St. Louis, Orlando, Richmond, Atlanta, […]

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Google Maps New Vertical Street View Mode Lets You Climb to the Top of Yosemite’s El Capitan

June 24, 2015
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Now you can use Google Maps’ new vertical street view feature to virtually climb to the top of Yosemite’s El Capitan mountain. Google has already published millions of images and maps that allow users to explore incredible places from around the world such as the canals of Venice, the ocean underwater, forests, national parks, Japan’s […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is Now Giving Voice Driving Directions as The Terminator on Waze

June 17, 2015
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For a limited time only you can get voice guided, turn-by-turn driving directions directly from The Terminator himself on Waze. Yes, you heard it right, starting this week, drivers everywhere will be able to get navigation guidance voiced by Arnold Schwarzenegger as a Terminator Cyberdyne Systems Model 101. The actor and former California governor, partnered […]

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Google Maps Will Now Warn You Before You Start Driving to a Place That Will Be Closed at Time of Arrival

June 16, 2015
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Throughout the years, Google has effectively managed to gather and store accurate information about most places and businesses around the world, and now the company is planning on using all that data to make its Maps service even more useful. With its latest update, Google Maps will now provide a warning message when you’re about […]

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Send Directions from Your Desktop to Your iPhone With Google Maps

June 12, 2015
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Recently Google launched a super useful feature for the Google Maps iOS app that allows you to easily send directions and location searches from the desktop version of its mapping service to your iOS device (iPhone, iPad) with just one click. Once you’ve enabled the feature, you can instantly start sending locations from your desktop […]

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MapQuest Will be Rolling Out a Major Update to Overhaul its Product Suite Throughout 2015

June 9, 2015
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Today, MapQuest announced that it will be rolling out a series of product updates throughout the remainder of the year that will make things easier, as well as more simple for both consumers and developers alike. Last month we talked about MapQuest’s new partnership with Mapbox, which is a developer mapping platform that the company […]

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New Google Maps Street View App on the way

June 6, 2015
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In mid-August Google will be launching a brand new Street View app that will allow you to easily submit 360-degree photo spheres directly to Google Maps, once the app goes live your profile and photo spheres will be featured along with those of Google and other contributors on the Maps website, the company said in […]

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Real-Time Transit Information Now Available on Google Maps

June 3, 2015
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Google Maps has been providing public transit information for quite some time now, and they’ve been pretty good at it over the years, I must say! But the service is getting even better now after the latest update which adds features that allow users to get real-time info in 2 new countries and 4 new […]

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Google Will Soon Add Voice Guided Turn by Turn Directions to Offline Maps

May 29, 2015
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With Google I/O underway, several important announcements have been made, but the one that caught everyone’s attention was when the company said that voice guided turn by turn directions and business information will soon be available on Google Maps even without an internet or data connection. During this year’s Google I/O, the company announced a […]

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AOL’s MapQuest Partners with Mapbox to Overhaul its UI

May 26, 2015
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Since Google Maps became the online mapping market leader in 2009 a lot of people have been asking me the same question over and over again, does MapQuest still exist? Is it still a good alternative to Google Maps or Apple Maps? Are directions still reliable and accurate? The short answer to all these questions […]

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Google Maps Updates Driving Directions With More Detailed Traffic Alerts

May 22, 2015
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Memorial Day is on the way, and Google Maps has just updated its driving directions to help you find the best routes in one of the busiest driving days of the year. According to the AAA more than 30 million travelers will hit the road this weekend that marks the unofficial start of the summer […]

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Google Maps Now Available on Android Wear

May 20, 2015
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Google has just updated its Maps app for Android to version 9.9. The update brings a really cool translucent status bar at the top which gives the application a more modern look, as well as new navigation features that will make your daily commute a lot more pleasurable. The new transparent status bar overrides the […]

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MapQuest Turns to Apigee for its Digital Expansion

May 14, 2015
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MapQuest reaches over 40 million users every month through different platforms, the company specializes in developing and marketing online, mobile, developer, and business solutions to help people discover new places and also figure out where they would like to go, which routes to take in order to get there as quickly as possible, what to […]

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