Google Maps goes offline and adds lane guidance, Uber tips, and saved places

Google Maps being able to access local maps information without a data connection isn't a new feature, but it is one that Google has downplayed before the recent update that makes it much easier to use. In the latest version of Google Maps for Android and iPhone, offline support is just one of many features. You can now tap onto an area of a map and select "Save map to use offline" to return to those maps even when a cellular...

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Which map is best… ?

Today's world is integrated and a good mapping software enhances this integration. Any new buyer going to buy a phone lists Maps as an important aspect while buying a new smart phone.   On the scale of 10, maps rate about 4 to 5 for being a pre-requisite add on. But recent stories about Apples IOS sending users to forest, it is important to compare the maps available on various smart phones. Android: Google Maps (Developed by Google...

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Google Maps for Android updated for offline use – Walkthrough video

As promised yesterday at Google I/O, with the latest update you can use Google Maps offline, you just need to download a part of a map and you are ready to go. But how it works in real life? Check the video after the break. You can download latest version of Google Maps from the Play Store for free....

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Top 3 reasons why you should get Google maps
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Top 3 reasons why you should get Google maps

I've been Nokia user since a long time and so I've always had Nokia maps pre installed in my device. But still I always prefer Google maps over Nokia maps. There are various reasons. Firstly let me say why you should have maps on your phone. Earlier this year, I had gone to another city for attending a conference. The distance between guest house where I was residing and the conference hall, was quite long. Being new, I didn't know...

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