GPS is pretty accurate these days. We’re past the days of weak or nonexistent GPS signals (yes, I used to own a Captivate and I’m still a bit scarred), but it could be better. How often does Google Maps think you took an off ramp on the freeway ... Read More »
Google Maps has been making it easier to get from one place to another for years now, but the latest change to the software aims to make things even easier.
Android Police first took note of the changes. The primary new addition gives Navigation a bit more information. Now, when you pull up ... Read More »
The latest update to Waze for Android takes the custom voices one step further. Previously, you could download celebrity voices to guide you to your destination, but now you can record your own.
Waze will let you record all the generic voice prompts so you can let yourself guide you. ... Read More »
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Google Maps will now automatically provide users with real-time commute info and more, courtesy of an update to the Android app. Google’s goal with Maps is to simplify life, and this addition provides assistance with the most usual needs. With a quick swipe up from the Maps home screen, users can quickly find ... Read More »
Google Maps is getting better and better with every update as Google adds features and improves the overall functionality of the app. The latest update is no different, adding features and laying the groundwork for more in the future.
This new update improves the feature of adding stops during your route. Rather than a white “Add ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
Google has announced today that it will be taking Maps offline, right down to street level detail. An update to Maps for Android will go live in 100 countries over the next few weeks to provide users with offline access to Google Maps data for selected locations. This will give you access to essential navigation ... Read More »
We were excited a few years back when TomTom indicated it would be launching an Android version of their navigation application. After all, TomTom offers slick voices for a price, and who wouldn’t want to have Yoda or Darth Vader ordering them to their destination?
Today, TomTom co-founder Peter-Frans Pauwels told Pocket-Lint that they’re ... Read More »
Google has sent out press invites today featuring the image above for an event to be held at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time on June 6th. As you can see the subject for the event is Google maps and the invite not so subtly hints at new 3D functionality in maps.
The invite also came with the ... Read More »
Google Maps updates tend to be very minor, since the app is already very well designed. This is definitely not the case for its new update to version 5.7, which brings Transit Navigation, search categories and Photo Viewer for Place pages.
Transit Navigation and Updated Directions
Transit Navigation brings stop-by-stop directions for public ... Read More »