The guys at Google do not stop with what is perhaps their star service, and that is Google Maps is without a doubt the most complete and used online cartography service in the world . A few days ago the new accessible public transport routes for people in wheelchairs, and the day before the search giant showed us his new incredible API to take MundoReal ™ to videogames from the future.
Today, however, it opens a new addition to Google Maps , and is that a still limited number of users have received the version 9.72.2 with a new interface fully functional on your Android devices, and that adds up to 14 shortcuts through which you can start or access certain options of the application.
As they tell us in Android Police aesthetic changes focus on the inclusion of a small tab at the bottom of the screen, which gives access to three popular options preselected as well as one more that we can customize to taste:
Among the 14 options we find some very useful as places to eat near our location, cinemas, shopping centers, public transport stations, traffic reports, our places and their schedules, downloading maps to access them offline , the route planner, the location history, the share location button or the navigation mode launcher, among others …
Not specified at the moment if it’s just a test or the new interface will be released in all countries , although so far the reports have come from India, where a small number of users have already been able to try these new shortcuts. We believe, however, that the search giant It will sooner or later take you to all its markets, and it is a highly requested functionality by the users.
Has any of you reached out of India? At the moment nothing, so if you arrive, let us share your experience … Here we leave, just in case, a series of captures to identify the news:
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