Technology is beautiful and has unfolded any unknown and yet to be discovered aspects on us. We enjoy, relish and somehow have gone addicted to its inevitable fragrance. Technology has made us utilize certain aspects, on which we are completely dependent and can’t imagine our life without it, one of such is Google Map, whether it is to chase a new destination, feel lost on the way or even discovering the new ways to reach, it is the Google Map, which always lead the way for us. Technology always comes with a price which we have to pay either through our addiction or the errors it causes, as a relief it is more in the number of addictions and ironically, it is always the technology which comes for our rescue in the form of regular updates.
The updates in the mobile apps are nothing new to experience, but at times the updates open a new chapter in the book of innovation for the end user. This exactly has happened the same way with the Google Map, which has received the updates for the further betterment. I scrolled down the tech news and one piece of news caught my attention was something related to Google Map, I got more inclined to read it further, since with Google Map I share a daily relationship from home to work and vice versa. It has become my trained chauffeur, informing me about the shortcut, traffic and many other interesting facts related to my daily to and fro. The recent update has indeed brought many new features to this app, let’s discuss and elaborate further:
What Is Google Map
Although it’s a very insane to put a heading ‘what is Google map’, but just to satiate some hungry brains of those who are still new to Google Map and its functionalities, this is a much needed explanation. Google map is a search engine for you to search out the streets, roads, nearby shops & traffic and an interesting appetizer for your local business to increase the productivity. It is a location based service and helps you anywhere and at any point of time.
What is The New Update All About
The new Google Map update is all about speeding up your journey. This specific update is dedicated to iOS app users, which includes latest software updates, coupled with certain new and exciting features and also the bug fixes. The one of the most prominent feature this update has received is the addition of 3D Touch shortcuts. The 3D Touch update is all set to make your journey much faster and much earlier.
How Does It Work
On updating Google map on your iOS device, the 3D Touch to any location on the map would expedite the action and any location marked on the map would launch faster. The 3D touch is the brain child of Apple with iPhone 6S, which let the various responses to occur depending on the amount of pressure marked on the screen, henceforth making the iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, iPhone 7, or 7 Plus, noteworthy platforms to quickly launch the Google Map functionalities at a much faster speed.
With the new Google Map update, you can relish the 3D Touch more beautifully and a menu of useful shortcuts can be created with a pressure on the iOS icon on the Home Screen. You can add an abundance of interesting features in the hidden menu, such as fast access to Directions to Work, and Directions to Home. You can also get a short summary of the latest travel conditions around your current location.
You can create the list quite simply with Google Maps, and tap on the place you want to include, followed by a tap on the new “Save” icon. Within this you can save and store the location to one of several pre-made lists, such as ‘Favorites’ or ‘Want to Go’. You can also create your own customized list and name it anything of your preference and share with your friends via text, email, social networks and other apps and make it sound more personalized.
The other exciting feature the new Google Map update has to offer is that users can follow the lists made by other Google Maps users, which means any new club or restaurant opened in your vicinity, you will remain updated.
To use the new features of Google Map, are highly convenient to use, you may take a look at the saved places, by opening the Google Maps side menu, and tapping on ‘Your Places’, which will display all your saved locations on the map. Your saved preferences would be available to all mobile and desktop devices, and can even be checked offline.
In a nutshell, Google map update is a true enjoyable experience, you only need to check and mark the difference. If you also have a concept to get a mobile app for your business and integrate the location based services within it, you certainly need an expert’s advice on it, and Techugo is proud to offer its services for your app development process and be your app development partner.
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