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Google Maps for Android updated with new looks & more

Google Maps for Android has received a new update. Google Maps app is one of the popular services around the world. The latest update comes with new features which make its service easier and useful.

In terms of changes, the latest update brings the new look that better reflects your world, right now. After this update, the Google Maps will now show your real-time event updates.

Now after this update you will be shown, if there is a new business opened or closed, a road is open or closed and even much more. After this update, if you’ll make a new reservation or appointment using the Google Calendar, you’ll get confirmation on your Gmail. Some updated experience and UI changes are also on board with driving, navigation, and transit. The company has also updated the icons and UI with this update.

There are new icons and new colour schemes to the places like a cafe, church, museum or hospital.

New colour schemes:

  • Orange: Food and Drink
  • Blue: Shopping
  • Pink Red: Health
  • Green Blue: Entertainment/ Leisure
  • Violet: Services
  • Grey: Civil Services/ Worship
  • Parrot Green: Outdoor
  • Cyan: Transport


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