A future without slow, unintuitive in-dash navigation systems is on the horizon.
Turn-by-turn navigation and point-of-interest lookup be available in Google Maps’ offline mode from later this year. Currently, users of the Google Maps app on iOS and Android are able to save maps for offline use. These maps contain streets (including names and route numbers), geographical features (parks, rivers, lakes and so forth), saved locations, and [...]
While Google Maps works great if you have a working internet connection, using it offline is a different story. Offline mode for Google Maps will only offer up the basic map view which sometimes isn’t enough but that will have to do unless you have a different app or a dedicated GPS navigation system. Show More Summary
There's a new interface for Google Account Settings that does a better job at organizing all the different sections that are available. There's a sidebar that lets you quickly navigate to a different section and Google offers more information about the settings. Show More Summary
Spotify has added an Android Wear app. Features include: browse and play without having to pick up the phone, navigation through Your Music and a browse function to discover new music. Spotify will be rolling out gradually to Android Wear users throughout June. Related articles Spotify To Launch "Spotify Now"...
In another country? No need for a data connection on your Android phone.
Additional tools have been added to the resources intended to help states and regulators navigate compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan, for which the rule is projected to be finalized in August. Show More Summary
Google Maps is probably the best means of navigation of all time (except maybe a rally co-driver), but it has a major downside that people have been complaining about for a long time. You need a data connection for navigation, and the offline mode is tough to use and only works with the basic map [...]
For all those times you’ve glanced around at an unfamiliar intersection, cursing the wireless signal gods for denying your phone service and thus depriving you access to mapping apps, Google says it’s here to help: The company announced...Show More Summary
Google Maps is going to get even better for when you don't have an Internet connection. The Google Maps app will be updated later this year with offline support for maps, turn-by-turn voice navigation, search and information about destinations...Show More Summary
Fully offline access is coming to Google Maps in the future, along with turn-by-turn navigation and more. At Google I/O today, Google announced that offline maps are coming to Google Maps later this year. With offline maps, users will be able to save maps and search for things with everything they've become used to with the online version of Maps. Show More Summary
As part of its Google I/O developer conference today, Google is offering some updates on its Google Places API for iOS as well as future updates arriving for its Maps app. The Google Places API for iOS, first launched in beta mode a few months back, is now available to all developers and will be […]
At its IO developer event today, Google announced that it is finally bringing offline support for Google Maps. The offline functionality works both for just browsing maps and turn by turn directions. It even pulls in local reviews before you go offline, so you can still look up information on a restaurant when your data access is low. Show More Summary
Google announced that Maps will soon provide turn-by-turn navigation for routes saved for offline use (or when you completely lose your connection in the middle of nowhere). Read More
Sometimes you still need navigation and destination info when you're offline. Google is delivering just that with offline Maps. Even when you're not connected (or in airplane mode), the app will still provide information on places in your searches. Show More Summary
ANOTHER BREATHTAKING EPA POWER GRAB: First, it was the Obama Administration’s rewrite of the Clean Air Act. Now, it’s rewriting the Clean Water Act. The Clean Water Act limits the federal government to regulating the “navigable waters of the United States” like the Colorado River or Lake Michigan. In 1986 the EPA expanded that definition […]
Researchers have prototyped a cane that helps visually impaired users navigate both their physical and social worlds. The post This Cane for the Blind Recognizes Faces From 30 Feet Away appeared first on WIRED.
After yet another uncomfortable exchange with Bethenny Frankel on this week’s Real Housewives of New York, Heather Thomson is weary. And wary. And in need of a Bethenny “handbook” on how to navigate future conversations about, well,Show More Summary
Navigating a safe return to work: a presentation on the WorkCover Certificate of Capacity by Dr Loeve, a member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
How do you come alongside someone who is dealing with a traumatic situation? Psychologist Sarah Rainer helps. As someone trained to work with psychological trauma, I recognize that I hold an interest in a topic that makes many people feel uncomfortable. Show More Summary