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9to5Google

Assistant for Google Maps adds voice commands, replies w/ auto-punctuation ...

Back at I/O 2018, Google announced a navigation-optimized Assistant for Google Maps. It began rolling out in December, and is now officially available on both Android and iOS at CES 2019. Voice commands let users safety interact with their phone while ...

- 9to5Google

Mashable

Google Maps adds yet another feature: Google Assistant

So, why add the voice-controlled assistant to Google Maps? Well, Google envisions users asking it for directions home, or to nearby restaurants and saved locations. You can ask the assistant to search for places along your route (like gas stations) or ...

- Mashable

TechCrunch

Google Assistant is coming to Google Maps today

We've known for a while now that Google Assistant (the company's voice-powered AI, à la Siri or Alexa) would eventually be built right into Google Maps. They announced as much at Google I/O 2018, noting at the time that they were aiming for a summer ...

- TechCrunch

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Independent Online

Google Maps new features will make commuting less painful

CAPE TOWN – Google announced that it would be adding new features to its Maps navigation app focusing on commuters and making their journey much simpler. "Today, we're rolling out new features on Google Maps to help you take control of your daily ...

- Independent Online

TechCrunch

Google Maps adds 'Commute' tab and music controls

If you take the bus or train to work, Google Maps can help you find out when you should leave. The app takes into account the walk or drive to the station. Those public transit features compete directly with Citymapper and most likely relies on a lot ...

- TechCrunch

MyBroadband

Google adds in-app music support to Maps

Google is rolling out a number of new features to its Maps navigation app, including the ability to access music playback controls from in the app. The latest update is focused on commuters and includes a number of tools aimed at removing the stress ...

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Memeburn

Google Maps' new updates makes commuting across your city much easier

Google Maps is this week getting another update, specifically for people who travel across their city. The app will now feature a new “Commute” tab on the lower navigation menu, which “provides one-tap access to live traffic and transit information ...

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CNBC

Google Maps is getting a big update that will help you save time commuting

Google on Monday announced a few big changes coming to Google Maps on iPhone and Android that might help you save time during your commute. Google Maps will soon show you real-time status updates on public transit — like trains or buses in your ...

- CNBC

Forbes

Google Maps Adds A Powerful Feature To Help You Manage Your Commute

Google Maps is rolling out a new feature that provides real-time information designed to help you manage your commute as efficiently as possible. It starts with the estimated time for your typical route. You're informed if there are delays and ...

- Forbes

Mashable

Google Maps wants to be the only app you need for your commute

Google Maps is streamlining your commute. Several new features arrived in the app today that will make it easier to multitask while you're commuting. The updates are all about keeping you in the Google Maps mobile app while getting to work in your car, ...

- Mashable

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