To bring up the lists of places you’ve created navigate to the side menu, tap on ‘Your Places’, then go to ‘Saved’. As well as appearing in lists you create, icons will appear next to your saved places when you’re browsing Google Maps. … [Read more...] about Google Maps Update: Create and Share Lists of Favorite Places
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Wi-Fi Only Mode Just last month Google introduced an offline-only mode for Maps to help users ensure they would not incur data charges while using the app. Now there’s a new way to use Maps without using up data. With the option to toggle a “Wi-fi only” mode on and off, you can still use Maps “offline” without having any maps data saved to your phone. Putting Google Maps in Wi-fi only mode does not affect the ability of any other apps to access cellular data. … [Read more...] about Google Maps Updates: Wi-Fi Only Mode, Save to SD Card, + More
Here’s a bit of conspiracy theory: What if Apple wanted to replace Google Maps from a very early point and the company was biding its time until it could acquire and build the core assets and expertise to do so? Maybe that early point was when former CEO Steve Jobs’ attitude toward Google changed, when he began to feel that Android was “a stolen product”? … [Read more...] about Will Apple’s Move Bring A Real & Perhaps Better Google Maps To iOS?
The Transit tab displays bus and train recommendations depending on a user’s saved home and traffic addresses, along with ETAs for arrival times. For buses and train schedules to alternative locations, users can swipe down to find nearby transit stations and schedules. … [Read more...] about Google Maps updates Android app with real-time traffic info, nearby places & bus schedules
Specifically, the paper proposes a framework that takes a user location and a collection of near-by places as arguments, producing a ranking of the places. The framework enables a range of aspects of directions queries to be exploited for the ranking of places, including the frequency with which places have been referred to in directions queries. Next, the paper proposes an algorithm and accompanying data structures capable of ranking places in response to hyper-local web queries. Finally, an empirical study with very large directions query logs offers insight into the potential of directions queries for the ranking of places and suggests that the proposed algorithm is suitable for use in real web search engines. … [Read more...] about GPS to Correct Google Maps and Driving Directions as a Local Search Ranking Factor?