Google Maps Is Turning 15!

Google Maps Is Turning 15!

Google released Maps back in February of 2005. At the time, the word smartphone hadn’t yet been coined, a tablet was heavier than a laptop, and the majority of enterprises were running Windows XP. Over the past 15 years, Google Maps has become an app most of us can’t live without. In fact, its caused many people to forget how to use a traditional map. To celebrate the milestone, Google unveiled a new Maps icon and added a few new features as well.

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