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Google Maps is used by almost everyone in the world. There are also many hacks that will make you have the most success with the app. If one is interested in going to the movies, they can simply type the name of the movie or theater chain and Google Maps will be able to provide you with movie times and locations.

Key Takeaways:

  • Smartphones have helped us locate destinations easier and faster than before with physical maps.
  • Google Maps is a key app which makes it easy for the average person to find destinations anywhere.
  • There are also many simple tricks, that anyone can do, to make using Google Maps even easier.

“Google Maps can create a new set of directions that includes the mid-point stop.”

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9 Google Maps hacks that help even the helpless get where they want to go – Pontiac Daily Leader

Google Maps is used by almost everyone in the world. There are also many hacks that will make you have the most success with the app. If one is interested in going to the movies, they can simply type the name of the movie or theater chain and Google Maps will be able to provide … Read More

10 Maps That Prove the World Is Far From Running Out of Space – Huffington Post

People learn things in different ways. Some people have to be told things to comprehend them, while others have to be shown. Nothing can explain things better than a picture. Even children can understand pictures. This blog exposes the truth about a long thought myth of the world’s population-in bright visual colors. Key Takeaways: It’s … Read More

It’s time to play nice with others…while driving

It seems like good manners go out the window (literally) when we start to drive. Simple common courtesies can make driving easier and safer. The author of this blog suggested little things like allowing the driver next to you to change lanes. Tailgating is another driving habit that should be stopped. Keeping 2 seconds between … Read More

The man who put Pokémon Go on the map – Financial Times

The Pokemon Go craze has been sweeping the nation in the past few weeks and has caused renewed interest in Nintendo’s hit games from the prior decade. In the game, players use their cell phones to search for and collect Pokemon. Players can then find local Poke gyms and battle their Pokemon. This game has … Read More

Google Maps’ brand-new update wants to save you money – Express.co.uk

Google is planning to roll out a very important and cost saving update to it’s infamously popular Google Maps app. The app will replace it’s “offline” mode with a new “WiFi only” mode.Unlike the old Offline mode, this mode will barely use any data and will only download maps outside of your range when connected … Read More

iOS 10 Maps vs. Google Maps: Which Guides The Best? – Tom’s Guide

A comparison between Google Maps and iOS 10 Maps yields a number of differences. Google Maps features a dense layout while the Apple product offers larger print and buttons. Google Maps has a better information query system than iOS 10 Maps which occasionally sends you on tangents. In this comparison the overall winner remained Google … Read More

Google’s Olympics 2016 Rio plans: Here’s what Search, Maps, YouTube have lined up – ZDNet

Google has been working hard to make sure you use Google for all your 2016 Olympics searches. Click here to read how Google is updating and improving Search, Trends, and YouTube (Google owns YouTube) to provide complete information about life and businesses in Rio, as well as Olympic events, personalities, and schedules. Google’s Olympics 2016 … Read More

Apple Maps adds more transit and parking data ahead of iOS 10 redesign – TechCrunch

The article opened up with the statement that highlighted the struggles that apple was facing in its’ attempts to catch up with google maps. The author addressed unique features that apple is trying to implement going forward, such as remembering where your car is parked. The ending of the article added a hopeful message, however, … Read More

Where Europe is most and least innovative, in 6 maps – Washington Post

The article was specifically addressing the envy Europeans felt towards America’s Silicon Valley, and the area’s ability to innovate. The author created a map in which they posted regions of Europe that they believed were strong innovators, and regions they believed were lacking. A point that the author was trying to get across, was that … Read More

How To Love Being ‘The One That Got Away’

One of the hardest thing for a person to come to grips with is rejection in romantic relationships. Few things can be more emotionally shattering than having the one we love choose another person over us. As with all pain we face, there is a very valuable blessing and lesson waiting underneath the surface if … Read More