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15 best free Android apps of 2016

Apps are one of the best things about Android and you can get some pretty sweet ones without spending a dime. Here are the best free Android apps!
by Joe Hindy7 days ago137

Create Location-Aware Android Apps with Google Maps

Learn how to use the Google Maps API to add maps to your Android app, and how to request access to the user's location, using the new 6.0 permissions model.
by Jessica Thornsby2 weeks ago3

Arrested for hacking the FBI, they called him a hero

Armed with only Google Maps and McDonald's wi-fi, this man wiretapped the federal government and now he wants to teach others to do the same.
by AA Picks4 weeks ago1

Google Map Maker to be retired, but its features will be added to Google Maps

The Google Map Maker online map editing service will shut down in March 2017, but many of its features will be added to the main Google Maps app.
by John CallahamNovember 8, 20161

You can now book an Ola or Uber ride directly from Google Search in India

The feature was made available on the latest version of Google Maps earlier this year with a dedicated tab with information for cab services in addition to the existing driving, public ...
by Abhishek BaxiOctober 19, 20165

Google Maps just got a bunch of new voice commands

Google Maps now has enhanced voice command capabilities that let you operate your mobile device without taking your eyes off the road.
by John DyeSeptember 29, 201627

Blue dot on Google Maps now shows what direction you’re pointing

It's not exactly a game changer, but this addition to Google Maps kind of makes you feel like an enemy in a stealth game's mini map.
by John DyeSeptember 20, 201613

Google Maps getting improved location analytics thanks to Urban Engines acquisition

Google is no stranger to acquisitions, and their latest purchase makes company Urban Engines part of the Maps team. But what is the purpose of this merger?
by Edgar CervantesSeptember 18, 201611

Google Maps starts displaying speed limit signs while navigating

Some users have spotted that Google Maps is now displaying speed limit sign information when using Navigation mode, both in the app and Android Auto.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 14, 201629

Google Maps “experimenting” with retouched Explore section

Maps beta users are reporting an update to the apps' Explore section, but Google isn't ready to talk about it yet.
by Quinten PlummerSeptember 13, 20163
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