Google Maps Drops Driving Mode: Shifts Focus to Google Assistant
A Change in Navigation Dynamics Sparks Conversations on the Road Ahead
Big news from Google Maps: they’re ditching the driving mode feature on their Android app. This feature was a handy tool for keeping your focus on the road and steering clear of other phone distractions. Now, the exact reason for this change is a bit murky, but the grapevine suggests that Google wants folks to lean more on their trusty Google Assistant instead of relying on the driving mode.