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Google Maps has incorporated train timetables for a while now, but it's never accounted for the inevitable delays and cancellations that plague UK networks. You would select what you think is the fastest route, only to stand around on the platform wishing you had called a taxi instead. Well, that

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Driving with turn-by-turn directions is great, but there's nothing worse than rolling up to a junction and realising that you're in the wrong lane. To stop drivers from missing their turn or suddenly cutting across traffic, Google has expanded its \"lane guidance\" feature (originally launched in th

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To the Brazilian government, favelas, often referred to as \"the slums,\" don't portray an image they're willing to share with the world. So much so, in fact, that during the past World Cup some favela residents were reportedly being forced to leave their homes behind, as Brazil officials were looki

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Already a big deal on Windows Phone and soon to make its way to Android via Samsung, Nokia's kept quiet over whether HERE Maps will ever make a return to Apple devices. More than eight months after it pulled the original HERE Maps app from the App Store, citing iOS 7 compatibility issues that \"har

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Relations between Google and Samsung are already a little tense, but the Korean smartphone maker may just have elevated those frustrations a little further. Extending its existing deal to provide mapping data on Samsung's Tizen wearables, Nokia (the part that wasn't sold to Microsoft) today confir

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If you've ever wanted to explore London but haven't been able to fund the trip, Google wants to lend a hand. As part of its latest update, the search giant has unveiled a new 3D model of the city in both Maps and Google Earth, allowing you to pan, zoom and rotate your way down the Thames and past

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​ ​This week, Google announced a huge update to its Maps app on Android and iOS, bringing new tools such as lane guidance along with one particularly intriguing feature: Uber integration. If you have the ride-sharing service's app on your phone, Uber will show up as an option when you search fo

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The incredibly useful \"search nearby\" tool was one of the casualties of the Google Maps redesign, but today Mountain View re-introduced the feature. For those who didn't constantly use it to find new Indian restaurants a few blocks from their apartment (ahem), \"search nearby\" lets you pull up busi

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Google's known for its weird and wonderful April Fools' jokes, but this year's edition might be the best we've seen. Because it's already April 1st in Australia and Japan, Google has introduced its \"latest\" build of Google Maps, laying down a \"Pokémon Challenge\" that requires you, a budding

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Google wants to make sure that dance card of yours stays full. Rather than just showing you the best way to get to a new hot spot in town, today's Maps update for Android tells you what events are coming up there as well. Information is displayed below the venue's address, and may include a list o

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I mean, we knew this was coming sooner or later. Still, it's nice to see a major teamup come out of that Google / Waze marriage that happened back in June (who doesn't love a summer wedding?). Google Maps mobile users in the US, UK and a slew of other countries are getting Waze-submitted real time

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