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Google Maps warns you about parking woes before you leave

A parking difficulty icon popped up in an Android beta for Google Maps earlier this month, but now the feature is officially rolling out. However, there are a couple of caveats. First, the parking warnings are only available in the Android version of Google Maps for now. The new tool will also only warn you about potential parking headaches in ...

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Google Maps now indicates if a location is wheelchair accessible

In one of its smallest, yet most useful updates ever, Google Maps has now begun displaying whether a location, such as a building or restaurant, is accessible by wheelchair. The service sources this information from its human Local Guides, who answer questions about the places they visit, indicating things like average cost and parking. Google told Business Insider that its ...

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Google Maps just made it easier to navigate to your next meeting

Google Maps is getting tighter integration with your Android calendar. The company today announced that your events will now start showing up in Maps. Simply open up the side/hamburger menu, tap on ‘Your Places’ and head to the ‘upcoming’ tab to see directions for places you might have to travel to soon. …And that’s about it. It’s small, and a little buried; ...

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