Google Maps Is Getting a New Look and Other Upgrades

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    Google Maps Is Getting a New Look and Other Upgrades For Its 15th Birthday
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    New Google Maps widely available on Android and iOS (February 12, 2020)
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    Google Maps adds Lens integration when looking at menus
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    What I hate about Google Maps, is that satellite pics are often outdated, surely they can do better.
     
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    Google Maps testing faster ‘Live View’ AR that doesn’t require starting navigation
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    Google Maps now highlights restaurants with delivery options
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    Google Maps is rolling out a redesigned real-time location sharing UI
    May 12, 2020
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    Google Maps helps healthcare workers find hotels
    May 21, 2020
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    Google Maps brings new mode to highlight accessible places from parking lots to restrooms
    May 21, 2020
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    Google Maps will offer new warnings about local Covid-19 restrictions
    June 8, 2020
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    Google Maps tests overlaying AR-esque place markers in Street View
    June 18, 2020
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    Upcoming Google Maps features uncovered: UI tweaks, ‘first mile’ transit, more
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    Google Maps is Starting to Show Traffic Lights on Android
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    Google Maps integrates bike-share locations with navigation
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    Google: Ride easy with new biking features in Google Maps
     
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    You can now follow people on Google Maps, the company's newest social network
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    Google Maps now supports CarPlay Dashboard, coming to Apple Watch soon
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    Google is making Maps more pedestrian friendly
    August 18, 2020
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    Google is using satellite imagery and Maps to visualize wildfire size and behavior
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    Google: Mapping wildfires with the power of satellite data
     
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    Google Maps’ revamped Saved tab helps you find and remember important places
    August 26, 2020
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    Google: 3 easy ways to maximize the new Saved tab in Google Maps
     
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    Google Maps starts widely displaying traffic lights on Android
    It'll come in handy for those who spend more time looking at their screen than at the road
    August 31, 2020

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    Google Maps now lets you pay for parking with Google Pay, starting in Austin
    September 2, 2020
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    I can't even begin to imagine how they could do this accurately. Impressive if so, despite the fact that I think it will cause more problems than it will solve.
     
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    Here's how Google Maps uses AI to predict traffic and calculate routes
    Historical traffic patterns are used to help determine what traffic will look like at any given time
    September 3, 2020

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    Google: Google Maps 101: How AI helps predict traffic and determine routes
     
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    Google Maps prepares to add a new layer for tracking COVID-19 outbreak trends
    September 4, 2020
    https://www.xda-developers.com/google-maps-covid-19-layer-track-outbreak/
     
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    Google Maps for Apple Watch is now available on the App Store
    September 9, 2020
    https://9to5google.com/2020/09/09/apple-watch-google-maps/
     
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