5 Experimental Features You Should Enable From The Google Maps Laboratory

5 Experimental Features You Should Enable From The Google Maps Laboratory

Perhaps you haven’t noticed, but we’ve been highlighting the best of Google Labs all week. Today we’re taking a look at five great experimental features you can enable in Google Maps that solve a few annoying problems and make using the service easier, too.To enable any of the Google Maps Labs, just click here and enable the ones you want.

Short URL

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Drag ‘n’ Zoom

Smart Zoom

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What’s Around Here?

Distance Measurement Tool

These are just five labs we really like, and have a wider appeal, but there are a few more that you can enable on the Google Maps Labs page. Be sure to check them all out as there are a few good niche options that may appeal to you.

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