Google update maps app with new features, bug fixes and a fresh new look for devices using Android. The update is only available for smartphones and tablets using Android 4.0.3+. They have also enhanced the performance of the app for easy use and instant navigation.
The app includes a new feature, the informational panel which gives users more details the nearby places (such as restaurants, ATMs), real-time commute information (such as ETA) and current traffic estimates. Google had previously updated the maps ap on IOS devices however things have changed this time around when they decided to go with their own operating system first.
To use the new features or menu, simply slide/swipe up to open the information window panel. In the window panel, you will notice three tabs, one for places, driving and transit, very helpful buttons for Google Maps users.