Google testing new Maps feature that can save you money or even your life


Imagine that you’re out of town and need to take a taxi back to the hotel. While you’re looking forward to quickly getting back to the room and taking a nap, the cab driver might want to take the long way back so that he can charge you more; since you’re not familiar with the area, you might not notice that he is not following the shortest route to the hotel. Or perhaps the driver has some other evil deed in mind. Google Maps is now testing a new feature that will come to the rescue by giving you an advance warning telling you that something is not kosher. Spotted by XDA, the app will now …

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