Everyone who uses Google Maps might think that it uses too much data since it downloads real maps and directions but as a result of our research, it actually doesn’t use up that much data at all. Spotify uses way more data than Google Maps and if you use it as a means of navigation,
While #GoogleMaps has traditionally shown the direction at which you’re facing, a new update enhances this to some extent. While users were able to see a pointing indicator, this new update now has a cone shaped indicator, giving a good idea of your periphery. This will be very useful if you need help navigating while you’re
A new update to #GoogleMaps has introduced support for Driving mode, which is essentially like #GoogleNow for when you’re driving. The feature can be spotted with the version 9.19 update of the application, so make sure you’re on the lookout if you use Google Maps on a regular basis. Along with this new feature, the Maps
While #GoogleMaps already allows you to navigate to the nearest gas stations, it always meant that users had to exit their primary navigation and find routes there separately. But thanks to a new update, Google will soon allow you to add gas stations, restaurants, grocery stores etc to your ongoing navigation without breaking away from the primary destination. As illustrated
Badly done roads can usually develop potholes overtime. And it’s always a pain to drive through these menacing dents on the road, even more so if you’re trying to dodge them. Well, #Google could be looking to make your driving experience a little better in the midst of potholes, according to a patent application filed
Google Maps on Android has finally received a new update which lets you share navigation details with friends or family, which is a very nifty addition to the application. The feature makes its way to Android devices with the version 9.3 update, so keep an eye out for an update notification. The feature is very
Google Maps is one of the most widely used mobile navigation applications in the world today. And to make the experience more better for the consumers (and rake in some more money), Google has decided to bring some new ads into the Maps application on desktop and mobile. These ads will be relevant to the user’s
Google could be on the final stages on the move to acquire Waze, the social traffic and navigation app. Globes, a native Israeli newspaper, has reported the deal could be in its finalisation stages, with Google ready to announce within weeks. The price has been bumped up, from $1 billion Facebook apparently offered to $1.3 billion.
With Google’s I/O conference closing in fast, trying to sum up all the rumors from the past week or so concerning possible San Francisco intros would take us… well, basically, the time left to the actual I/O event. The recent rumor bonanza has starred everything from that mystical X Phone to a second-generation Nexus 7
At the moment even thought Google Glass hasn’t been released to the general public to see text messages and navigation using the device you have to link Glass up to an Android phone and install the app that allows glass to pair up and utilize the phone. Rumours from within Google state that Glass
Facebook has reeled in yet another Apple executive, the executive that they have nabbed worked on Apple maps. The executive in question is Richard Williamson who managed Apples effort to create a maps app to rival Googles own a widespread app. Williamson joined the Facebook team in the past few weeks to manage their ever
Map apps all over seem to be falling short of Google’s standards. A few months ago, with the new iOS 6.0, Apple received a lot of flak for its very own map app -Apple Maps that notoriously misplaced whole cities. BlackBerry seems to be facing the same issue with its new OS, BB10 as well.
When Apple launched the next generation of iPhone, the iPhone 5, it also released iOS 6 to the general public. A large number of users have updated their older iOS devices to iOS 6, thanks to Apple’s Over The Air update which makes the process a breeze. With iOS 6, Apple has brought more than
With the launch of iPhone 5, Apple also introduced the sequel of its mobile operating system, the iOS 6. In iOS 6, Apple has basically stripped the OS of any Google elements, including the iconic Google Maps that has been on the home screen since the launch of first iPhone. The update brings plethora of