POSTS TAGGED: Google Maps
Posted November 5, 2014 at 02:00 pm by Faiz Malkani
Ever since the unveiling of Android Lollipop alongside the Nexus 9 and Nexus 6, and the subsequent release of the Material Design support library, Google has been updating their app suite one by one to comply with the new design language. Most of the major apps such as Google Play, Gmail and Play Music have already been updated, and today, Maps joins the paper-and-ink party.
Earlier today, a post on the Google Maps blog announced the new version, carrying the version 9.0.0 tag and stated that the rollout would take place over the net few days. The design refresh introduces a much needed color element in Maps, alongside the drop shadows and papercraft inherent from the guidelines, making maps a delightful exp. . . READ ON »
Posted January 8, 2014 at 03:00 pm by Tomek Kondrat
Google Maps is one of the most popular applications available on the Google Play Store. It’s so popular that I would be willing to wager that the vast majority of you have used it at least once. I also bet that quite a good number of you don’t like the app’s new UI design, and would prefer to revert back to good old version 6, which many thought was was clearer and more intuitive.
Reverting to previous version of Maps wasn’t previously possible without also being subject to an annoying notification that a new version was available for download. Thankfully, XDA Senior Member genius.lizard2 found a nice solution to this problem. And by using his modification, you can use both Google Maps ver. . . READ ON »
Posted December 12, 2013 at 01:00 pm by Will Verduzco
As of late, Google’s been pumping out first party Android app updates like nobody’s business. We’ve seen updates to Google Books, Gmail, Google Translate, and Androidify. Now, the company is rolling out an update for Google Maps bringing it up to version 7.5 (from 7.4), and it packs many new features such as Gmail integration for various types of reservations.
Similar to the integration that was recently added to Google Search, the Gmail integration in maps is able to query your Gmail for information relevant to certain topics. In the case of Maps, this functionality is used to read into reservations for restaurants, hotels, and airfare. The information is then shown when viewing a pla. . . READ ON »
Posted July 11, 2013 at 11:30 pm by TheRomMistress
Posted July 11, 2013 at 04:30 am by TheRomMistress