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Google Maps gets India specific update, includes new shortcuts for faster navigation

Google Maps Is Updated With An India-specific Feature This Week. It Becomes Fourth Google-based Platform To Have An Update, Following Translate, Gboard And Chrome.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 29 Apr 2017, 05:28:59 PM
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New Delhi:

Google maps is updated with an India-specific feature this week. It becomes fourth Google-based platform to have an update, following Translate, Gboard and Chrome.

Google Maps Android app in India has been redesigned and streamlined, the Indian division of the Mountain View-based tech giant announced on Friday. 

The Android app features a new home screen that loads faster and features new shortcuts for faster navigation, said a report.

According to the report, this new home screen is designed for people in India. ‘We’re hoping that this helps to provide a much more intuitive and faster experience for users in India’.

The bottom row of buttons allows users to switch between satellite, traffic, and transport lines layers, with there also being a shortcut to save an offline area.  

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First Published : 29 Apr 2017, 05:18:00 PM

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