Google Maps adds real-time location and trip progression sharing

Image credit – Android PoliceWith Google Maps, users will be able to know if a place they’re going to has parking or not. However when it comes to remembering where you park, that’s something that oddly enough seems to be lacking, and which Apple actually beat them to it with iOS 10. However that has changed in the latest update to Google Maps.In the latest update to the app, Google has added a new feature that will allow users to mark down where they parked their cars. This will appear as a new menu option and all users have to do is tap on it and a blue “P” icon will be placed onto the map to show you where you parked. To be fair, Google had something similar with Google Now, but if you wanted something more consistent and if you prefer doing it yourself, then these changes to Google Maps might be much more welcome.In addition to remembering where you park, Google Maps will also remember how long left you have in that spot. This will come in handy if you’re parked at a metered parking, or if the plac

Google Maps adds real-time location and trip progression sharing

Google has kept busy adding new features to Maps in recent months. Today, the popular app is getting real-time location sharing, allowing users to temporarily let friends or family keep tabs ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Techspot

Google Maps' location-sharing feature is one you might actually use

Google has been busy beefing up Maps recently. Beyond just using it for turn-by-turn directions, you can now use Maps to remember where you parked, find reviews for nearby restaurants ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Engadget

Google Maps now lets you share your location with friends and family for a specific period of time

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Wed 22 Mar 17 from TechCrunch

Google Maps already tracks you; now other people can, too

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app - the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from AP

Google Maps update could end parking tickets and lost cars

Google has updated its map app to allow users to mark where they have parked, as well as adding a timer which will notify them when their parking ticket is about to run out.

Tue 21 Mar 17 from Daily Mail

Google Maps' latest trick is remembering where you parked

Google Now kept track of parking locations before, but it wasn't with any degree of accuracy. The latest version of the Android Google Maps app circumvents how inaccurate the feature ...

Tue 21 Mar 17 from Engadget

Latest Google Maps beta on Android adds parking reminders

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Mon 20 Mar 17 from Techspot

Google Maps lets you record your parking location, time left at the meter

 Google Maps has just added a handy feature that will help users remember where they parked. This appears as a new menu option when you tap the blue dot, and will place a “P” ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from TechCrunch

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