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Fifteen years with Google Maps in our lives

News you want to use week 7.

Google maps car with balloons

Google Maps is turning 15 years old, and to celebrate, Google is rolling out a new icon for the service along with a slightly redesigned app and a couple of new features. The biggest change here might be the icon itself — gone is the classic map intersection icon in favor of a new Google-hued pin on a white background, which more closely matches Google’s other application branding. Google is also announcing a couple new features to Maps, although they won’t arrive until sometime in March.

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