New Google Maps

New Google MapsAfter just under a year in preview, Google on Wednesday announced that it is now rolling out the new Google Maps to all of its users as the default option. Since Google announced the new version of Maps at its I/O developer conference last year, users were able to switch between the two versions. Still, the majority of users, the company tells me, remained on the old version. Starting Wednesday, Google will slowly switch everybody over to the new Google Maps. This roll-out will take a few weeks and users who dislike the new version will be able to switch back to the old one for the time being, though at some point, Google will likely turn off the old Maps. The new version Google announced last year was relatively basic, so until now, Google kept it as an option and didn’t move all users over to the new experience.

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