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, … Continue reading

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Google Maps update brings faster navigation, improved search

Well in case you didn’t see the update notification on top of your status bar then you should know that a new Google Maps update popped up earlier this week through Google Play, and will surely come to you eventually. If you haven’t updated yet, there is a pretty good chance that the update is awaiting your approval.

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Judging from the update change log, you should see faster navigation, along with route previews and better traffic overviews. There’s also an … Continue reading

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