Google Maps v9.51 beta adds new details about parking, prepares to improve route planning with parking suggestions and traffic charts [APK Teardown + Download]

It’s time for another update to Google Maps. Like so many may refer to: plural A quantifier that can be used with count nouns – often preceded by “as” or “too” or “so” or “that”; amounting to a large but indefinite number; “many temptations”; “a good other version bumps, this one includes a couple of great gifts to get users where they want to go. The focus of this release appears to be directed at parking. There are now indicators to show if there is on-site parking and whether it’s free or paid. The theme continues into the teardown with a feature that will help drivers plan to find parking near their destination before getting there.

If you’re already signed up to the beta, this update might already be waiting for you. Otherwise, you can hit the link at the bottom to download the apk.

What’s New

Unofficial Changelog: (the stuff we found)

  • Free / Paid indicator may refer to for parking on detail or details may refer to: Complexity or simply presence of a surface texture, work of art, or organizational behaviours Auto detailing, the process of thoroughly cleaning a car Level of detail, a 3D pages
  • Destinations now show may refer to Show (fair) Show (animal), a judged event in the hobby of animal fancy Conformation dog show Cat show Dog and pony show, an American idiom Mr. Show, a sketch comedy series Show, a 3G if there is on-site parking

New parking indicators

Google has been on a roll with parking-related features since they were introduced earlier this year. The latest update may refer to: Technology: Patch (computing), also known as a software update Update (SQL), a SQL statement for changing database records Update (FP-6 Project), a research funding programme created digs a bit deeper to inform drivers about the parking situation before getting may refer to: Receiving department (or receiving dock), in a distribution center Receiving house, a theater Receiving line, in a wedding reception Receiving mark, postmark Receiving partner, in to a destination. The first addition can be found in the details page, which indicates if parking at that location is free or paid.

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At this time, the field only shows if parking is free or paid, but doesn’t appear to include prices for paid parking. To get prices ordinary usage, price is the quantity of payment or compensation given by one party to another in return for goods or services, you’ll probably still have to resort to other methods. Perhaps this will be added in a future update like it was with fuel prices.

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Left: previous version. Right: latest version. (Look or The Look may refer to for the red and blue markers.)

The other adjustment comes in the form of a new type may refer to: In philosophy: Type (metaphysics), a concept contrastable with an instance (occurrence) or a token of parking difficulty indicator. In previous versions may refer to: In computing: Software version, assigning unique version names or numbers to unique states of computer software VERSION (CONFIG.SYS directive), a configuration directive in FreeDOS In, Maps map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes would modal verbs of English are a small class of auxiliary verbs used mostly to express modality (properties such as possibility, obligation, etc.) show one of three levels: Easy, Medium, and Limited. The latest update adds On-site to the mix, which shows drivers if they can park park is an area of natural, semi-natural or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats at their destination or plan plan is typically any diagram or list of steps with timing and resources, used to achieve an objective to search for a spot nearby.

Unfortunately, this change does introduce something of a regression in usability. As the screenshots above show, the on-site indicator replaces the difficulty marker may refer to: Marker pen, a felt-tipped pen used for drawing and/or coloring Marker (linguistics), a morpheme that indicates some grammatical function Marker (telecommunications), a special-purpose. If parking happens to be fairly terrible at your destination, you’ll have no idea philosophy, ideas are usually construed as mental representational images of some object about that until you’re driving around with no hope of finding an available space. Considering how much may refer to: Much (TV channel), a cable network in Canada and its domestic and international spin-offs Much (album), an album by Christian band Ten Shekel Shirt Much the Miller’s Son, one of Robin effort has gone into assessing parking difficulty or Difficult may refer to: A problem Degree of difficulty, in sport and gaming Counter-majoritarian difficulty, in legal theory Difficult, Tennessee, a community in the United States “Difficult”, this will probably be fixed fairly soon.

Teardown

Disclaimer: Teardowns are based on evidence found inside of apks (Android’s application package) and are necessarily speculative and usually based on incomplete information. It’s possible that the guesses made here are totally and completely wrong. Even when predictions are correct, there is always a chance that plans could change may refer to or may be canceled entirely. Much like rumors, nothing is certain until it’s officially announced and released.

The features discussed below are probably not live yet, or may only be live for a small percentage of users. Unless stated otherwise, don’t expect to see these features if you install the apk.

Change your route to nearby parking

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New text in the apk describes a feature that will prompt users may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications to add a parking lot to their routes. Basically, it will offer to search for parking lots and garages near the destination and offer up a list. Users will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive then be able to pick a parking location, which will then be added to the route.

Adds the parking lot to the route may refer to: Route or thoroughfare for transportation Airway (aviation), a designated path for aircraft Route number or road number Scenic route, a thoroughfare designated as scenic based on the.
Adds %1$s as a parking lot on the route

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Add parking
Edit parking
Find parking
Parking
Can’t search
Can’t find any parking lots or garages near there
near %1$s

Based on the wording, I assume the parking location will be placed immediately before the destination instead of replacing it, which makes sense if you need walking directions after parking the car. On the subject of walking, search or search may refer to: Search and rescue Search and seizure, a police procedure Searching (horse) (1952–1973), a racehorse Bayesian search theory, looking for a target Search Games, looking for an results will be presented with an estimate of how long it will take to walk from a parking area to the final destination.

See more options
+%1$s walk
<1 min walk

There seems to be one catch: The parking recommendations seem to be incompatible with routes involving multiple stops may refer to. I doubt there’s a technical reason these two features feature is a distinct property or piece, which may refer to can’t coexist, so it’s probably a decision to avoid building an overcomplicated interface.

Parking was removed because it’s not supported for multiple stops

Overall, I think this is going to be a great may refer to: A relative measurement in physical space, see Size Greatness, being superior, majestic, transcendent, or divine “The Great”, a historical suffix to people’s names Gang Resistance addition and will save a lot of people from the pattern of first driving to a place and then driving in circles for another 15-20 minutes desperately searching for parking.

Traffic Histogram

For many years year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun, Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products has been able to tell us with bewildering accuracy just how long a drive should take take is a single continuous recorded performance. This isn’t just may refer to: Just (surname) “Just” (song), a song by Radiohead Just! (series), a series of short-story collections for children by Andy Griffiths Jordan University of Science and Technology, a a matter of calculating distance and speed limits, but also making estimates based on established traffic on roads consists of road users including pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars, buses and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using the public way for patterns pattern, apart from the term’s use to mean “Template”, is a discernible regularity in the world or in a manmade design. While it’s nice is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département to get an idea of the total time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future, some drivers certainly want to know is a familiarity, awareness or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which is acquired through experience or education by perceiving, if part of their trip is going involve slowly creeping through nearly standstill traffic.

Google is working to put that information in front of users with a chart of anticipated traffic density throughout a drive. The string is a long flexible structure made from threads twisted together, which is used to tie, bind, or hang other objects below spells out the concept pretty clearly.

A time-series histogram histogram is a graphical representation of the distribution of numerical data showing how much traffic is on your route today.

There’s next to zero information is that which informs beyond the string below, but I would expect the histogram to look like the busyness chart chart, also called a graph, is a graphical representation of data, in which “the data is represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar chart, lines in a line chart, or slices in a pie chart” introduced late last year, but with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), shorter time increments – maybe every 10 or 15 minutes minute is a unit of time or of angle.

Most people will probably see this as a “nice to know” type of feature, but it could be a life saver for drivers that get panicky in heavy traffic, or at least a useful tool for road trippers. I know I’d like the English language, the word like has a very flexible range of uses, ranging from conventional to non-standard to get a good look at traffic in a few spots or SPOT may refer to before driving is the controlled operation and movement of a motorized vehicle with wheels, such as a car, motorcycle, truck, or bus by either a human or computer controller down to the Bay Area next month.

Download

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