Google has announced a new feature called Nearby Traffic Widget for Google Maps on Android. According to the details, the feature will be released for Android users in the coming weeks and it will allow them to get information for traffic around their current location right from their Android Home Screen.
According to Google, users can check for the local traffic scene by just tapping on the Nearby Traffic Widget on Google Maps. Furthermore, the company has also revealed a preview of the widget, which seems to appear in 2×2 size for the Home Screen.
The preview of the widget seems to appear in a rounded square shape and shows a map highlighting the current location marked by a blue dot at the centre of the widget. However, the company has not made it clear if this Home Screen widget is resizable or not.
It is pertinent to mention that Google has also announced that Google Maps will now show an estimate of toll prices that will be included in your journey. The announcement of this feature came back in April, however, it has just started rolling out the feature to users in several countries, including the US, Japan, and Indonesia.
Read more: Google Maps Adding Features Like Traffic Lights, Stop Signs & Toll Prices.
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