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Now ride with 'Mario' in Google Maps

IANS  |  San Francisco 

has rolled out a feature in Maps that will turn any ride into a fun trip as users can now include a Kart on the navigation interface while using the app.

Munish Dabas, User Experience (UX) at Maps, said the company has collaborated with the team at Japanese video game company "to let accompany you on all of your driving adventures on Maps this week".

The company is celebrating the on his special day MAR10 Day -- also known as March 10, he said in a blog post late on Friday.

To get started, users need to first update Maps app from Google Play or the App Store.

Click on the yellow "?" icon found on the bottom right of app on or iOS. Users would then see a prompt to enable Time!

Once enabled, users would notice that the regular navigation arrow has morphed into Mario -- the 1990s' video game character.

The update would reportedly be available in from Monday.



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 16:24 IST