New Google Maps for Android and iOS Takes a Jab at Foursquare


Google has announced a new version of Google Maps for Android and iOS devices, adding a new Explore function that lets you find interesting spots near your location

Located in the bottom right corner of the app, the Explore button gives you an overview of what’s nearby. It’s not only location-sensitive — the feature also pays attention to the context, meaning you’ll get different results depending on the time of day and the weather

To get the best results, you need to have both location reporting and history turned on

And to find out more about a location, Android owners can tap on the “My Location” button at the bottom right or on the blue dot on the map and get info such as restaurant reviews and transit schedules …

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Via: Mashable: Apps & Software

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