• Google finally lets you save your parking spot in latest Maps beta

    7 days ago - By PC World

    Google Maps is finally starting to understand the headache that is parking. Earlier this year it added a parking availability feature that let you know how hard it would be to find a spot at your destination, but the latest addition to the Maps beta is one we've been waiting years for. Google has long offered a parking reminder card in Google Now, but it's always been kind of flaky . With the latest Maps beta, Google is giving it a new home. First spotted by Android Police, when you tap the blue location dot on the map you'll see a new Save your parking option, which will let you chart...
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  • Google Maps lets you record your parking location, time left at the meter

    Google Maps lets you record your parking location, time left at the meter

    7 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Google Maps has just added a handy feature that will help users remember where they parked. This appears as a new menu option when you tap the blue dot, and will place a “P” icon on the map so you can find your way back to your spot. While remembering your parking location is something Apple Maps has done since the launch of iOS 10, Google's implementation is a bit more...
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  • Google Maps adds Parking Reminders, following in the footsteps of Apple Maps

    Google Maps adds Parking Reminders, following in the footsteps of Apple Maps

    7 days ago - By Digital Trends

    In Google Maps' newest beta on Android, you'll be able to tap a little blue dot that represents your car in order to leave yourself a parking reminder. It's an option that Apple Maps has actually had for quite some time
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  • How to Make the Most of Google Maps

    How to Make the Most of Google Maps

    7 days ago - By Lifehacker

    Google Maps is hand-down one of the best navigation apps on Android and iPhone, but considering most of us use it while driving, it's easy to miss some of its features. Whether you're new to Google Maps or a veteran, let's take a look at the best ways to get the most out of it.
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  • Google Maps is getting useful parking reminders

    Google Maps is getting useful parking reminders

    7 days ago - By The Verge

    Google is adding some handy features to Maps that'll make it easier to remember where you left your car.
    In the app's latest beta on Android , you're able to tap on the little blue dot that represents you to pull up the option to leave a parking reminder. Doing so will open a screen that lets you enter notes and capture photos to help you remember the specific spot your car is in - helpful for huge lots or multi-story garages. The app also lets you include how much time is remaining on the spot, and it'll set a timer to keep you from running over.
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  • Instagram Now Lets You Save Live Videos to Camera Roll

    Instagram Now Lets You Save Live Videos to Camera Roll

    7 days ago - By Phone Scoop

    Instagram today made it possible to save live video broadcasts to your phone's local gallery. Live videos that are broadcast to Instagram eventually disappear from the app, but now users can elect to store videos on their phone for safekeeping. The option is made available after users end their live broadcast. Instagram says only the raw video is saved; extras such as comments, likes, and number of viewers are not added to the saved product. The video-saving feature is available to the Android and iOS versions of Instagram, which are free to download from the Google Play Store and iTunes...
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  • Instagram now lets you save your live videos to your phone

    Instagram now lets you save your live videos to your phone

    7 days ago - By Engadget

    Instagram first revealed its take on livestreaming back in November and has continued to roll out the feature around the world in early 2017. Today, the social network announced that users can now save that live footage to their phone after the broad...
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  • Google Maps can now save your parking spot

    Google Maps can now save your parking spot

    7 days ago - By The Next Web

    Google Maps just added a small but useful update: It can now save where you parked. As first spotted by Ars Technica, the latest Android app version shows a new “save your parking option” when you tap on your blue location dot. Tap on this and Google will save your rough location , and give you the option to write notes, add photos, or even set a timer. That last option is particularly useful if you're parked at a meter and need to make sure to leave or refill it before you get...
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