Google Map App Update for Android brings in some Groundbreaking Features

Google Map App Update for Android brings in some Groundbreaking Features

Google Map App Update for Android brings in some Groundbreaking Features

by September 21, 2012 0 comments

As Apple inches further with its own map applications, Google also announced the release of it Android Map App. The Google Map App makes it a lot easier for you locate a specific destination. The update will allow you to sync the app across numerous devices. So, imagine you search for a hotel on your desktop computer. While you are on your way to the hotel, and not quite able to recollect the route, just pull out your android phone and you will be automatically suggested with the right option, as the app is synched across your phone and your computer. However, this will require you to log in to your Google account and enable the web history.

A lot of research has gone into coming up with something that requires you to type less on your mobile phone and still get to where you are heading to. Moreover, the latest update also allows you to get the most precise results out of incomplete queries and guess-words. For instance, if you are someone residing in Mumbai and looking for a good Chinese restaurant, just type in ‘China’ and the app will know that you are probably looking out for a Chinese restaurant located nearby. Listed below are a few other features that the new update offers.

Voice guided GPS navigation
Live Traffic Information
Google Maps Street View
Walking and Driving Directions, Public Transit
Indoor maps of hotels, stores and airports

Most interestingly the update also allows you to save locations with specific names. As a result, you don’t have to type in the entire address while you are searching for the same location the second time. Just enter the keyword that you saved it with and there you go.

In order to offer you the most precious results, Google takes into consideration numerous factors such as your current locations, previous searches and of course a huge database of local businesses. However, you don’t really have to worry about the technical side of it.

Although the feature may not be the best innovation by Google, it definitely makes your task a lot easier, and why not when it reduces the burden of typing too much on your mobile phone, which is truly quite irritating. Well, there is a lot more that Google currently seems to be working on. So, you might hear something more exciting about Google Map in the near future.


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