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How to get ready for a road trip using Google’s travel site and Maps

How to get ready for a road trip using Google’s travel site and Maps – By Andrew Romero 9to5Google

Due to the pandemic, travel has been slow this past year, and you might be a little rusty when it comes to picking up and traveling somewhere to visit friends and family or just planning a getaway. Whatever the case, Google has a few helpful tools in Google Maps and Google’s travel site to help you get started on making those plans and staying safe along the way.

– 5 Google Maps tricks

5 Google Maps tricks you’ll wonder how you lived without – By Yoni Heisler BGR
Because Google Maps boasts an extensive and growing list of features, making all of them visible at a glance within the app would be nothing short of a convoluted mess and UI nightmare. As a result, Google has wisely opted to hide some of Google Maps’ more interesting and advanced features. But not to fear, we’ve compiled a list of 5 Google Maps hacks you probably had no idea existed.

Using 2FA on Google? You Will Be Soon

Using 2FA on Google? You Will Be Soon – By Dave LeClair How-To Geek
Do you use two-factor authentication (2FA) on your Google account? If you aren’t, you will be soon, because Google is going to turn it on by default on 150 million more accounts by the end of 2021.


Google turning on 2-step verification (2SV) for 150 million more accounts by the end of 2021 – By Abner Li 9to5Google

Back in May, Google said it would start automatically enabling two-factor authentication on eligible accounts. As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Google today provided an update on its account 2SV efforts, including upcoming security features.

Hidden Features in Google Maps

9 Hidden Features in Google Maps You Should Check Out – By Maggie Marystone online-tech-tips.com
Google Maps has cornered the online maps market for quite some time now. Despite the alternatives to Google Maps, it’s still the most popular mapping service, especially with Android users. However, even if you’ve been using it for years, you might not know about all the hidden features Google Maps has to offer.

How to use Google Maps Speed Limit Warning feature

How to use Google Maps Speed Limit Warning feature – By MARCA
Google Maps has become a critical tool for many drivers who need directions, but increasing tools and functionalities mean that drivers can now benefit from new features.

Among those is a speed limit warning which helps to keep drivers safe and aware of the limit wherever they may be, for their safety and also to avoid any potential fines.

 

How to use Google assistant driving mode on Google maps

How to use Google assistant driving mode on Google maps – By Deepali Jena India Today
Google has rolled out the Google assistant driving feature in many countries, including India. Initially, it was available in the USA, later deployed to other parts of the world. The feature provides the use of your voice to send and receive calls and texts. It also helps in the quick review of new messages across the messaging apps in one place.

Google Maps Settings Everyone Should Be Using

11 Clever Google Maps Settings Everyone Should Be Using – By Pranay Parab lifehacker-com.cdn.ampproject.org
Every time you head out to a new location, there’s a good chance you instinctively pull up Google Maps to help guide you there—there’s no better tool out there for navigation and traffic updates. But even if you use it practically every day, there’s a good chance that you haven’t made the most of some of its better features.

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