Google Maps Gets Updated, Brings New Photo Viewer and Car Rental Bookings
Traveling to a new city and you don’t know your way around? No problem, Google Maps to the rescue. The service is probably the most widely used service and it has performed brilliantly so far. The app is already way polished but the company does not hesitate from regularly improving it.
The latest version 9.10 of Google Maps brings you small but important tweaks. The update is rolling out as of now, while in the previous version there was an option of uploading images in bulk, this newer version allows users to view the photo gallery in flowing view form.
It lets you view multiple images concurrently however, individual viewing has not disappeared; it is still there for you to adapt. The old over flow menu has been replaced and two new buttons have been inserted. One which will allow you to add more images and one will help you report inappropriate images.
The ‘Your Places’ page underwent a reconstruction and that blue bar has been replaced with an almost transparent bar for accessing your reviews. The translucent bar has been set at the top of your G+ backdrop picture. Two new buttons, for reviews and photos, have also been inserted in ‘Your Places’ screen.
Looking for hotels and flight schedules has also become easier with this update. You can also reserve cars for rent, even look up the vehicle numbers and pick up and drop off locations. The ‘Shake to Send Feedback’ feature which was previously enabled as default has been disabled. Now enabling it depends on you.