You can put a Starbucks on every corner, but you can't take away our London Underground signs, America! After briefly replacing them with the Metro logo thanks to a bug, the Tube roundel has returned to Google Maps.
Ever try measuring the straight-line distance between two points on Google Maps? You had to hold some object or appendage up to the little scale, then eyeball-measure the distance on your screen. What a mess. No more—a new update puts the task a right-click away. Also, you can doodle with it.