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Jan 11 AT 8:50 AM Anthony Domanico 23 Comments

Google Maps update brings better Latitude tracking, more transit options, better battery life

Lost in the hullabaloo of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show yesterday was an update to the Google Maps application that Google pushed to the masses. The latest Google Maps for Android claims to improve battery life while at the same time improving location tracking within Google Latitude, a service known for its adverse effect on battery life.

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Mar 07 AT 4:29 PM Anthony Domanico 8 Comments

Google Navigation now factors in real-time and historic traffic to recommend routes

File this one under “It’s about flipping time.”

On Google’s mobile blog, they announced an update to Google Navigation which brings a long sought after enhancement to route navigation (in my opinion, anyway). The old Google Navigation simply picked the fastest route under ideal circumstances, which comes back to bite you in the ... Read More »