News & Reviews: google maps
Last Updated: Oct 08, 2020
There are two navigation apps that Malaysian always rely on, which are Google Maps and Waze. The people used it not only to search for destination but also the nearest petrol stations, R&R, and other places. Here are the latest features that Waze have rolled out.
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2020
Google has been steadily adding new features to its apps lately and even Google Maps isn't being left out. Recently, the company has announced that the app will be getting a new COVID-19 layer so you can check out where the hot zones are. Now, another feature is coming to the Android app first.
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2020
With the recent new COVID-19 cases around in Kuala Lumpur such as The LINC KL, Nu Sentral, Sunway Pyramid, KL Gateway Mall and others, people are starting to think twice of going out again for the next few days. To get around safely, Google has finally implemented a new feature that times you to spot places that has COVID-19 cases. Here's how you can activate COVID layer in Google Maps.
Last Updated: Sep 09, 2020
Nowadays, people are relying on navigation apps to get to their destination such Google Maps and Waze. Both of the apps are owned by Google, and the users can use them to search for the current traffic, the nearest petrol station, food, and others. Now, Waze released a new feature to help drivers to plan out their routes.
Last Updated: Jun 18, 2020
Using public transportation can save your time from being stuck in a horrible traffic jam. Not only it helps with that, but it can also save your money if you're using travel passes that come with a special rate like the MY30. However, there are some who don't like the idea as waiting time for public buses can be uncertain and sometimes it'll take long. To make changes, RapidKL announced that the waiting time for selected RapidKL, Go KL, LRT, and Smart Selangor will now be displayed on Google Maps in real-time.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2020
With the COVID-19 remaining a threat in many countries, restrictions on travel and transport are put in place by many nations to curb the infection rate. It's not as bad for Malaysia now, as we're now in the recovery movement control order (RMCO) phase that has fewer travel restrictions. For other countries, Google Maps has now been updated to provide new info that will help you better plan your travel or commute around COVID-19 restrictions.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2020
As Huawei continues to add more necessary apps to their AppGallery, it has been reported that they found a new alternative navigation app to replace Google Maps. Some of you might have heard this before, it's known as HERE WeGo and it has officially entered the AppGallery club.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2020
Covid-19 is here to haunt us in 2020. Just today, Italy has come to a decision of locking down the country as 9,000 and more people have been diagnosed with the virus. Not only Italy, but the cases in our country have also been increasing recently. Now, Google is trying to do something to help out the situation, as it is calling businesses to update their status on Google Maps to let the public know if they are affected.
Last Updated: Feb 06, 2020
15 years ago this week, the beta of Google Maps was launched. As time passed by, it has now become one of our favourite navigation apps that has guided us through many journeys. To celebrate its 15th birthday, Google has redesigned the app icon and rolled out several new features, let’s find out what they are!
Last Updated: Feb 04, 2020
Google Maps is one of the highly used navigation software in Malaysia which is rarely wrong on traffics updates. But an artist named Simon Weckert from Germany has hacked the app in a humourous way by creating virtual traffic jams throughout Berlin with a wagon.