Google Maps


Google Maps is ubiquitous online map service used for finding local businesses, driving directions and viewing maps. In this category we write about mashups, related sofwares and tricks to get more out of single product.

Google Adds SOS Alerts To Maps And Search

Google will now send you SOS alerts if there is a natural disaster near your location. You can also search using Google to get relevant information

View & Manage Your Location History Using Google Maps Timeline

Did you know that there's a feature in Google Maps for documenting your location over the years? Use Timeline to view & manage your location history.

Google Maps New Update Suggests Ideal Time To Leave For A Place

You never have to worry about being late if you have the latest version of Google Maps installed on your Android phone

Send Directions to Your Phone from a PC via Google Search & Maps

Find a great restaurant while browsing from a PC? Google lets users easily send directions to your phone straight from its search & maps page.

A Better Service to Track Packages And Shipments Than Google’s

Though both Google and Gmail provides package tracking but they are not enough. We take a look at the best app to track shipments that are cross-platform, feature-rich and easy to use. You can in fact see the location of your package in Google Maps.

How to Write, Edit or Delete Google Reviews or Local Contributions

Google reviews, also termed as Local Contributions have become a standard platform for user feedbacks of any place. Anyone who has a Google account is eligible to write his/her own review if needed. However, editing Google reviews is not so straight forward task.

Best Offline Maps App for Smartphones – OpenStreetMap

Discover Google Maps open source alternative OpenStreetMap. For smartphones, it has - the best offline app to download maps and to access full navigation capability for any city, region or country.

Difference Between Google Maps, Google Street View and Google Earth

A brief understanding on Google's complete ecosystem for mapping and navigation. Right from globe visualization to satellite view to street level details with Google Earth, Google Maps and Google Street View. 

Google’s April Fool Jokes – 2014

Google's divisions come up with different pranks for the April Fools' day and this year we see innovations ranging from selfies to pokemon.

Caching offline maps in Google Maps App

Google Maps App has "OK Maps" feature that allows caching a map for offline viewing

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