Google Maps to Display Battery Stats in Location Sharing, Improve Mass Transit

Google is working on a major update for its Maps app that is reportedly bringing some much-needed features like battery stats in location sharing and important improvements to mass transit.

According to a report coming from Android Police, the Google Maps 9.71 Beta app is incorporating some very interesting changes like the ability to display battery stats in location sharing and multiple improvements to mass transit, which aren’t user-visible at the moment of writing.

These changes have been discovered by the Android Police editors by tearing down the APK binary file of the Google Maps 7.91 Beta app, and reveal the fact that Google plans to add a very useful feature when the user shares his/her location, which includes information about the battery level of the device.

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