Android Auto for Cellphone Screens was speculated to be a easy stop-gap main as much as the launch of Google Assistant’s Driving Mode, however with that characteristic nonetheless nowhere to be discovered, Google is making some enhancements. This week, Android Auto for Cellphone Screens is being up to date with improved Google Maps assist.
As first noticed by the nice of us over at Android Police, Google has made some tweaks to how Google Maps seems on Android Auto for Cellphone Screens. The smaller of those modifications comes from the knowledge bars. Beforehand, Maps had these locked to the highest of the show, however now they “float” over your energetic navigation. There’s additionally a velocity restrict icon now!
The larger modifications, although, come within the panorama view. As seen within the comparability under, Maps in panorama mode now reveals extra of the map itself, even in the event you’re viewing numerous settings for navigation.
Outdated (above) and new (under)
Not too lengthy after launching in vehicles, Google granted customers the power to run a model of the Android Auto UI on their telephone show straight. With the arrival of Android Auto’s revamped UI, although, the corporate additionally introduced it might kill off the phone screen version… solely to backtrack on that a few weeks later with “Android Auto for Phone Screens.”
That’s necessary backstory to bear in mind for one easy truth — Google is now clearly giving consideration and improvement assets to this “stop-gap” measure. May that imply this product will stick round longer than we thought? It’s actually the strongest proof in favor of that.
Android Auto for Cellphone Screens is available on Google Play.
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