US: Google Maps is reportedly getting an overhaul that may be shown off at the annual Google I/O conference. According to the Google Operating System blog, an independent site that tracks the Internet firm, the launching of a new interface for Google Maps is imminent.
The blog post includes images of a Welcome to the new Google Maps box that holds a link that brings users on a tour of the overhauled product. According to images in the blog post, the updated mapping app tosses out the traditional sidebar of options, like photos, Zagat reviews and directions, in favor of floating boxes that hover over a full-screen map.
Source: Computer World