Google Maps for mobile 'personalized suggestions and synchronized starring'

If you often use both a computer and a mobile phone in your daily routine, it can seem like a hassle when they don't stay in sync. Google is making your phone a bit smarter with the introduction of personalized suggestions and synchronized starring in Google Maps for mobile on Android. Personalized suggestions make it […]

If you often use both a computer and a mobile phone in your daily routine, it can seem like a hassle when they don't stay in sync. Google is making your phone a bit smarter with the introduction of personalized suggestions and synchronized starring in Google Maps for mobile on Android. Personalized suggestions make it easy to find places you've previously searched for. After reading reviews, you decide to stop in for lunch. When you're ready to go and want to get directions, just open Google Maps on your phone, start typing "mar," and you'll quickly see a suggestion - saving you from re-typing a long query and making it easier and faster to be on your way. In addition, starring is a great way to save places to access them later. When viewing place details, just press star icon next to place name; these starred places are automatically synchronized between desktop and mobile, and can be accessed from both the "More" menu on your phone and from the My Maps tab on your computer. Starring and personalized suggestions both require you to be signed in with your Google account, and your Web History must be enabled in order to use personalized suggestions. Both features are available in Google Maps 3.4.