Google Maps vous alertera bientôt si votre taxi fait un détour

Crédits Deepanker70 via Pixabay CC Actuellement en pleine phase de test en Inde, cette nouvelle fonction de Google Maps pourrait bientôt permettre à ses utilisateurs d’être alertés directement sur leur smartphone en cas de détour imprévu de la part d’un chauffeur de taxi. Depuis quelques jours, l’application expérimente en effet …

Google updates SOS alerts with more visual cards on Maps, Search

The information that is immediately available to us during times of natural disasters can sometimes be life-and-death situations. Google previously introduced SOS alerts that would show up in search results but some people have found it to not be as useful as expected. Now the two-year-old feature is getting a …

Google Maps app starts rolling out a speedometer

While Google has been introducing a lot of not-so-driving-related things like restaurant menu recommendations and travel features, it’s still a navigation app at its very heart. After rolling out some Waze features last week, some users are now seeing a speedometer right on the app, probably to match the speed …

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Google Maps now recommends most popular dishes in restauarants

As part of Google Maps’ continuous effort to become more than just a navigation app, they’re introducing a new feature that will be helpful for those who like trying out new restaurants. They are now making it easy for you to “dish-cover” which dishes are most popular and which have …

Google Maps expanding speed camera alerts, speed limit info

While Google owns both Google Maps (obviously) and Waze, they have made it clear that the development teams for the two will remain separate. That hasn’t stopped people who know that Google owns both to expect some of the Waze features to make its way to Maps. The good news …

New Google features makes eating and commuting easier

One of the benefits of technology is to make our life a bit more convenient. Whether that is a good thing or a bad thing as some think depends on your world view. But if you’re all for making things easier, these new features from Google apps will be interesting …

Google announces roll-out of new privacy, security tools

While most of those who attended or are following the Google I/O Developer’s conference are there for the new developments and features for Google and Android, another thing that seems to have taken center stage are the privacy and security plans of the tech giant. Given the fact that data …

Un mode incognito pour Google Maps et des promesses pour Nest

  Google, dont l’activité repose principalement sur la collecte de données personnelles, a profité de sa conférence I/O pour aborder le thème de la protection de la vie privée. Après avoir annoncé la semaine dernière une fonction de suppression automatique des données de recherche et l’historique de localisation, la firme …