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Google is testing landmark-based navigation using fast food restaurants

7 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Unless you're a taxi driver, you probably don't think in terms of specific street names when you're getting around a city, and it's easy to miss signs while you're concentrating on the road. That's why Google has started giving directions using nearby landmarks as points of reference. So instead of telling you to turn right onto Acacia Avenue, for example, it might tell you to turn after the KFC. So far the feature has only been seen in New York City, and Google hasn't yet announced whether it will be rolled out more widely. However, it seems like it could be relatively straightforward...
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