Google Maps celebrates 15 years with new features

Google Maps is a rowdy teenager with some cool new features as of this week

Google Maps is a rowdy teenager with some cool new features as of this week

A new look is coming to Google Maps, starting with the removal of the hamburger menu. This app has my choice of veg bit dish had help in finding. The new update is rolling out today and you'll know that you've received it when there are five tabs at the bottom of the screen. It's also where you can search for restaurants, city attractions, and restaurants - along with their reviews. It delivers everything from real-time traffic information to alternative routes, delays, and estimated travel times. You may also share them. There's also the fact that Google Maps has more than one billion monthly active users and can deliver turn-by-turn navigation nearly anywhere in the world. "In Lagos, Nigeria, alone, machine learning has helped us add 20,000 street names, 50,000 addresses, and 100,000 new businesses-lighting up the map with local places and businesses where there once was little detailed information", she writes. The latter adds a feed of trending places based on recommendations from local experts and publishers that curate destinations such as the Infatuation.

The company is also announcing some improvements to Live View, the feature that lets you see your route using augmented reality. Arrows and directions are overlaid on a real-world view of your location.

However, it should be noted that though Google is keeping up its pace of improvement it has been slow to incorporate some of the best features of Waze, the crowdsourced navigation service that Google acquired back in 2013.

"Explore" is the traditional free-roam map view, allowing you to look at the area you're now in, or zoom out to a worldwide view.

Michael Bloomberg creeps into 3rd place in new national poll
Walking out of Klobuchar's final rally on Monday night, Kelly Hebert spoke excitedly about her 18-year-old's first primary . A Sanders win in New Hampshire would solidify his status as the candidate to beat, and the favorite to win the nomination.

To celebrate the birthday, Maps will also receive a "party-themed" auto icon for a limited time when you navigate.

In the spirit of the anniversary, Google chief Sundar Pichai shared thoughts that included a mapped list of his favorite burrito spots around the world.

Finally, Japanese transit riders will be able to choose a route based on the number of carriages so they can make sure they can find a seat.

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