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How to Add a Missing Place to Google Maps

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There’s no denying that Google Maps is a phenomenal mapping service, but it’s not perfect. Every so often you may discover a place that’s not on Google Maps. You can help improve the service by adding it yourself.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/718113/how-to-add-a-missing-place-to-google-maps/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Change Google Maps’ Scale from Miles to Kilometers

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When you zoom in and out of Google Maps, the scale of the map changes. You can view the current scale in a ruler bar showing either miles or kilometers, although you can switch between units. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/714710/how-to-change-google-maps-scale-from-miles-to-kilometers/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Stockton

How to Find Your Family and Friends Using Google Maps

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Google Maps can give you peace of mind when it comes to your loved ones. Whether it’s a school-aged child or an elderly family member, you can use Google Maps to find your family or friends’ locations.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/710447/how-to-find-your-family-and-friends-using-google-maps/
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How to Start Google Maps in Satellite View

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Satellite View is a feature that has been in Google Maps since the service was first released. It can be handy to see a real-world top-down view of any location. We’ll show you how to start in this view by default on Android and iPhone.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/709185/how-to-start-google-maps-in-satellite-view/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Drive With Santa and Enable a Christmas Theme in Waze

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If you find yourself navigating with your phone this Holiday season, why not jazz it up with a little Christmas spirit and drive with Santa? The Waze app has a number of Santa-themed options that are available for a limited time.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/705080/how-to-drive-with-santa-and-enable-a-christmas-theme-in-waze/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Add a Traffic Report Using Google Maps

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Traffic reports in Google Maps allow you to quickly determine if the route you’re taking is busy or not. If you’re a passenger on the road, you can update Google Maps by adding your own traffic reports. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/696642/how-to-add-a-traffic-report-using-google-maps/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Stockton

Android users can now shoot and publish their own Street View images

03079cb0-356d-11eb-bbc9-932b2d85601eGoogle is opening up Street View photography to a lot more folks. The company has announced that its latest Street View beta comes with a tool called connected photos. That lets anyone capture and publish photos from an Android phone, with no need fo…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/google-maps-now-lets-you-capture-your-own-street-view-images-131037484.html
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Waze is testing Apple CarPlay split view support

Apple CarPlay’s multiscreen dashboard is one of the biggest recent improvements to the iPhone’s in-car interface, bringing third-party navigation apps to the home screen, but only if those apps actively support it. Now, one of the most conspicuous absences, Waze, looks to finally be getting onboard. Waze has been available through CarPlay for some time now, giving another alternative to … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/waze-is-testing-apple-carplay-split-view-support-23648530/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Davies

Google Maps no longer has to guess how crowded your transit line is

16a600f0-28e2-11eb-811f-709e8c4daa24These days, finding out when a public space or subway car is crowded isn’t just for convenience, it could potentially save lives. That’s why Google is talking up its Maps update which now offers real-time crowding information for your local transit l…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/google-maps-transit-takeout-real-time-data-110005147.html
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