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Thursday, 3 August 2017

How To Use Google Maps Through Android, iOs Mobile - Tablets And PC

Most of us has Google Map Application installed on our smartphones,Tablets and Personal computers, but doesn’t know how it functions or how it works. In this article, I will be guiding all on what this follow come or system application for most Android phones and other phone brands is all about. Just read on while I assure you a palatable recipe. 

What is Google Map?
Google map is simply an online tool set out for navigational direction, tracking and getting more information of various regions around a particular place or a country with the help of a feature called GPS locator. It’s a powerful tool that collects so much updated data from the internet for its professional direction on local locations, Business centers, and many more important destinations.

This map contains information for almost all the countries around the global Earth. It is owned and managed by one of the biggest search Engine Company popularly known as Google. Before we go in details about how to use Google map, as in how it works, it may interest you to know that this tool is amazing, as you can get educated by knowing more places and how to use different maps just on your own. This post as you may have it, covers Google maps usage on different platforms or operating systems; example on Android phones, iOS phones like iphones and ipads, Computer systems, Blackberry, Nokia etc. So whichever brand you are using right now, just read on for its full review.

The reason why Google Map was Launched, is to help in organizing the world’s data and have the data available and accessible for universal use. Most private and public companies tend to focus on such task of gathering, organizing and interpreting millions of gigabytes of data.


As you may know, Google tends to gather not only online data but also offline information in regards to the daily need of users. Below are Google map examples you may want to know.

They include:
  1. Advertisement
  2. Satellites
  3. Location Services
  4. Google maps directions
  5. Street View
  6. Local Guides
  7.  google map maker
  8. Google Maps Users
  9. Map Partners
  10. Collecting Data for Google Maps

Most of the things which you can access from Google map that are collected from offline includes; rood signs, traffic signs, highway networks, street names, names of business enterprises etc. Google is such a company that works to dominate in all they do, for both now and future. And as a publisher Blogging, I am working on such principle, lols. In case you don’t know, Google also runs other services via application, they include; Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, chrome browsers, Voice search, play music, photos, Hangouts, Day Dream Games etc. You can use any of these apps by downloading them from Google play store if you are using an Android mobile phone. While those using iphone or ipad can proceed to get some of these apps directly from Apple store.

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Explaining in details How Google Maps works.

Collection of Data for Google Maps
Google collects latest and important data regularly in order to maintain and improve their maps. And to have it, none of their information has stayed more than 3 years old, as the keep updating for regular use. The project happens to be an immense scale.

Google Map Satellites
Google works very closely to update users using their maps via satellite view. And they get such details by getting together high-resolution photographs of the planet gotten from the satellites.  And this helps to locate geological changes, with new and altered buildings and many more.

Google Map Street View
Google map making trip on road safe and faster.  Google keeps accessing more street roads around the planets so as to give you an easy access to drive around even where you haven’t been before. So the take record of these various roads by snapping a 360-degree photos on such area and then update in Google maps.

Google Map Street View
Map Partnership
You may be asking how Google gathers such huge information on their own which the display on Google Maps, well they actually partner with the most comprehensive and authoritative data sources for data(s). And this is achieved through what is called “Partner Program”. So many different agencies having information in details, submit real data to Google for scrutiny, which they update after examination. Most of the agencies are as follows; US National Park Service, US Geological Survey, USDA Forest Service, various city and county councils, and so many other agencies.


Some of the basic sections or options you get to see in a Google map app once signed in using your Gmail account are as follows; Your places, your timeline, your contributions, start driving, offline areas, traffic, public transit, Bicycling, satellite, Terrain, Google Earth etc.

With Google map, you can check the exact time it will take you to reach to any destination either by road driving via car, by riding bicycle, or legging as a pedestrian. It gives you the shortest distance to your destination, providing the speed in different S.I units eg km/hr etc.

Once you get to pass the exact route pinpointed by the map, it reroutes again until you get to your destination. This app is pretty amazing and educative for all to make use of.  If you can’t type the location or street you are or where you want to head to, may be you actually don’t know how to spell the name of the place, you can choose to use Voice command option. Just click the small icon present in the search section and pronounce the place name, then it fetches the details and direction of the place for you.
   
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