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Google Maps Expands Its App for Electric Vehicle Owners – TechCrunch

Google Maps is expanding its app to help owners of electric vehicles find the most suitable location for charging. Google Maps added an EV charging feature on Tuesday, providing users with charging station information. Google has been charging stations for several years. But now Google Maps shows more stations from supported networks and provides information about the stations themselves, including …

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Google Maps EV charging stations are a brilliant idea

Google Maps adds information about the charging station for electric vehicles and promises to make commissioning an EV or plug-in hybrid easier. The new functionality will be added to the Google Maps app for iOS and Android today and will follow in the next few weeks in the desktop version, says Google. This closes a conspicuous gap in the transport …

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Google Maps Motorcycle Mode Now in Kenya, first for Africa

Google said Monday it would offer motorcycle mode on Google Maps in Kenya and offer the voice navigation service to cyclists in Africa for the first time. Kenyan roads are full of motorcycles taxis, known as Boda Bodas, which are much cheaper trips to car taxis. Google, part of the US company Alphabet, already provides the service in Asian nations, …

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Google Maps now displays Earth as a globe

Google has introduced a new update for Google Maps: If you zoom in on the entire zoom factor, the earth is no longer displayed as a flat surface, but as a globe. It is a change that allows the map to display the earth more accurately. The search company has highlighted the change to their Google MapsTwitter feed and stated …

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Google Maps adds one of the most useful features in the brand new update

Google Maps is an incredibly convenient service that regularly receives updates from technology giants. Although Google usually makes an announcement when a huge new feature is released, there are a number of subtle tweaks that use the software Google Maps lets users share their locations with friends and family members Thanks to accurate location systems, meetings can be performed incredibly …

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Google Maps location sharing adds battery status

Google Maps now records the battery life of your phone when you share your location. OnlyPhoto / Getty Images Google Maps has added location tracking for iOS and Android devices to the phone's battery status, so your contacts can see if they will be disconnected soon. When a location has been freed, you will now see a battery icon split …

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Location sharing on Google Maps now also tells you the battery status of your phone – TechCrunch

In early 2017, Google added a feature to Google Maps that lets you share your (near) real-time location with your close friends and family. Now you're making this information with another important little detail: the battery charge of your phone. It looks like this: Wondering why anyone could care about the status of your battery? 19659002] When you try to …

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