Blog categorized as Google Updates

The Google Maps Update You Never Knew You Always Needed

06.14.21 07:19 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)


In the May 2021 I/O conference for developers, Google announced updates to its Google Maps platform that will take your next ride to the next level. Check out our take on the latest changes below.

No whiplash here: Braking Forecasts

The first major update that Google announced was its use of AI to bet...

You Have the Power of Street View

12.08.20 05:51 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
You Have the Power of Street View
Google is making it easier for everyone to contribute to Street View. In a recent announcement, Google shared that an updated Street View app for Android phones is available. The app, which will likely have an iOS version in the near future, strings together individual photos that a user submits. Th...

How to View Street View from Every Device

10.15.20 03:28 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
How to View Street View from Every Device
Street View is an incredibly helpful and fun way to view the world around us: it can help us navigate safely and securely, and it can open worlds to us that we may never visit on our own. The best thing you can do with Street View is understand exactly how to access it from any device, and Advanced ...

New COVID-19 Layer on Google Maps

10.08.20 12:25 PM By Joseph Danzer - Comment(s)
New COVID-19 Layer on Google Maps
This week, Google announced a new feature of Google Maps: a COVID-19 Layer. According to Google, the new layer features a seven-day average of new COVID cases per 100,000 people in the geographic area displayed. The goal of the layer is to allow Google users to travel as safely and efficiently as po...