When a list is shared, the person on the receiving end can add it to their lists by tapping ‘Follow’. Saved lists can be viewed on desktop and mobile, you can even view lists offline if you’re using the mobile app. However, getting the full experience of browsing a saved list offline requires you to download the offline maps of that particular area. … [Read more...] about Google Maps Update: Create and Share Lists of Favorite Places
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Save to SD Card Speaking of saving Google Maps data to your phone, now you can do so without having to save them to your phone’s internal memory. If your phone supports external SD cards, you will now have the option to use external storage when downloading Maps data. Google introduced the ability to save Google Maps data to your phone in November 2015. For more information about how it works, please see this post. … [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?
Amy Gesenhues is Third Door Media's General Assignment Reporter, covering the latest news and updates for Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from New York to Texas. With more than ten years of marketing management experience, she has contributed to a variety of traditional and online publications, including MarketingProfs.com, SoftwareCEO.com, and Sales and Marketing Management Magazine. Read more of Amy's articles. … [Read more...] about Google Maps updates Android app with real-time traffic info, nearby places & bus schedules
Sometimes places don’t exist where Google Maps say they do. That can happen when places close and it’s not reported to maps, or places move and don’t update their address information on the Web, or sometimes places just aren’t where Google Maps say they are. I tried to find a local restaurant last year, and drove around in circles until finally giving up. I later found that the place had closed, but wasn’t sure of the right way to try to report my inability to find it to Google when I was driving around, since I wasn’t sure that it had closed at that time. … [Read more...] about GPS to Correct Google Maps and Driving Directions as a Local Search Ranking Factor?