You can now hail an Uber or Lyft right from Google Maps

That includes more types of ride options and more actionable information.

Because thumbing through separate apps can be cumbersome and annoying, the latest Google Maps update sees it fully integrated with Uber.

Although Google has also made other updates to Maps in this app update, the focus is on ride services so all of the changes, save for likely some bug fixes and improvements that tend to come with just about every app update, are geared towards booking and managing your rides from within the app.

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With this update, Google Maps now feels a bit more like the native apps those services already offer.

Don't have enough space on your phone for the Uber app?

As part of the update you can now get an overview of where the cars are by looking at the map, just as if you were using the dedicated Uber application.

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Meanwhile, Google Maps has gained deep Uber integration. All that you need to do is sign into your Uber account within Google Maps.

Google Maps has evolved into much more than just a Global Positioning System service; alongside the new Uber Integration, users can now reserve a table at a restaurant, book classes and order delivery all in one place. Now, the entire request process takes place directly in Google Maps.

This year, the rides interface on Android and iOS is getting a revamp, as well as direct Uber integration that allows you to book and pay for rides without leaving Maps.

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Google points out that one the way to your establishment you can use search to look up things like reviews and menus.

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