New Google Maps with fewer updates than expected

Google has updated the Maps app to version 7.4.0. What’s new: a couple of adjusted gestures and new UI elements.

google-maps-1Regular Maps users will notice that one-finger zoom gestures are now reversed. You have to double-tap, hold and drag down to zoom in. The vertical view commands are also different, for a bird’s eye view you need to drag down with two fingers, while dragging up will adjust the 45 virtual degree view. Explore menu shows some minor visual changes, like capitalized categories and a few modernized icons. A new background image for Explore puts more focus on the icons themselves.

google-maps-2If these “improvements” have persuaded you to update, then click the link below.

via Android Police

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