Google Maps for desktop brings back Pegman, adds Waze traffic reports

  1. Google has announced a major update to Google Maps for desktop. The update adds new features like step-by-step preview, earth tours and real time traffic incident reports. Let's take on each feature individually.

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  2. Rasta211

    Rasta211 TS Enthusiast Posts: 200   +29

    Wow it's amazing how far we've gone in such a short period of time.
  3. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,167   +944

  4. Google maps is nothing short of remarkable.

    Anybody remember mapquest?
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,861   +262

    Mapquest is & always was a big joke.
    I was happy when I used my in browser google maps & found pegman there.
    Now when will they put the compass in so one don't have to click the screen & drag it?
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,839   +942

    Very good. Now I must figure a way to install & power my desktop from my cars dashboard. I'll just attach my keyboard to the steering wheel with duct tape.
    learninmypc likes this.
  7. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Enthusiast Posts: 408   +71

    Lookup CarPC, it has been done and there are entire stores dedicated to it.
  8. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,839   +942

    I know. I've seen it. It's a little over the top for me.

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