Huge Android and iPhone update as Google rolls out an incredible new feature – it will leave you stunned

A HUGE Android and iPhone update is coming as Google rolls out an incredible new feature.

Google Maps introduces an amazing live view to their location app.

Google Maps introduces stunning live view to their location app.

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Google Maps introduces stunning live view to their location app.Photo credit: Getty
Users can now point their phone at it and get a live view of the street

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Users can now point their phone at it and get a live view of the streetCredit: Unknown, clear with picture desk
The update aims to make the app more useful

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The update aims to make the app more usefulCredit: Alamy

The rollout of the update means users can point their phone in the direction they want and see the real world pop-up.

In hopes of making the app more useful, all buildings and streets are shown, making directions easier to follow.

As Google describes it, “You’re in New York and you want to shop and hang out with friends.

“Pick up your phone and tap the camera icon in the search bar to view nearby shops and other places like cafes, banks, and ATMs.

“With AR-powered directions and arrows, you can see which direction you’re in and how far you’re away – even spotting places that aren’t in your immediate line of sight (like a clothing store down the block) for a true picture.” to get a sense of neighborhood at a glance.”

Limited to a handful of cities, you can only access the live feature in London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco and Tokyo.

Google hasn’t announced any plans for additional locations just yet – but it’s understood they will once it’s tested.

It comes as Google also unveils a new EV charging station finder.

Most read in The Irish Sun

Additionally, if you’re in a wheelchair or need to use a stroller, the app now lets you know if your destination is accessible—including restrooms, seating, and parking.

And a location doesn’t already have this information, you can add it yourself.

https://www.thesun.ie/tech/9757586/android-iphone-update-google-launches-feature/ Huge Android and iPhone update as Google rolls out an incredible new feature – it will leave you stunned

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