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Google Bringing Expanded Offline Maps And Navigation To iOS

Google Maps users will be able to pre-load specific areas, from an individual city to an entire country for offline use in the iOS app. Google Maps will automatically turn to this cache when the internet connection is poor or non-existent, and switch back to live maps when a connection returns. Point-of-interest search and routing [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Fitbit Announces Charge, Charge HR & Surge

There's been rumors of new Fitbit fitness trackers coming out and today Fitbit made it official. Fitbit announces the Charge, Charge HR & Surge. Only the Fitbit Charge is available now for $129.95 in black and slate colors with blue and burgundy coming soon. The Charge HR will be released in early 2015 for for [...]

Updated: Google Officially Buys Waze

UPDATE 6/11/13: Today, Google has announced that they have officially bought Waze, the social networking mapping software. The terms of the sale have not been disclosed yet. Waze will stay operating in Israel and as a separate company for now, but we can only imagine that it'll be integrated into Google Maps at some point [...]

By | June 11th, 2013|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Tech Tip: iPhone Battery Saving Tips

If you're an iPhone user, sometimes you'll notice that your battery life can be extremely poor. There are a few reasons for this and there are some settings you can check and some things you can turn off if you desperately need to squeeze a little more out of your battery. Display Battery Life Percentage [...]

Google Maps Now Available In iOS App Store

For those of you that have been disappointed in Apple Maps for the iPhone 5, last night, Google released the much anticipated Google Maps app. Nokia released their Nokia Maps app a while ago, which felt rushed to the market. The new Google Maps isn't like the old built-in maps app that Apple had before. [...]

By | December 13th, 2012|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Nokia Here Maps Now Available In Apple’s App Store

Last week I reported that Google was putting the finishing touches on their Google Maps app for Apple devices. Today, Nokia has beat Google to the punch and has released their version of Here Maps with features including live traffic information, public transportation data, voice-guided walking navigation and more. Features: • Map views – Pick [...]

By | November 20th, 2012|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Google Maps App Nearing Completion For iOS

According to CNet, the much anticipated Google Maps app for the iPhone is nearing completion and is in the final stage of testing. We all know how bad the Apple Maps app got with iOS 5, so this will offer much relief to those iPhone users still needing a reliable navigation app. The reports even [...]

By | November 15th, 2012|Categories: Apps, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Windows Phone: Navigon Goes On Sale!

If you're a Windows Phone user like myself, then you might like this deal. Navigon has put their GPS navigation app on sale in the Marketplace. It's also been released updated to version 4.3, which brings new route planning features. Navigon Europe is now 59.49 Euro, down from 85.49 Euro. Navigon USA is now $29.99 [...]

By | October 17th, 2012|Categories: Apps, Smartphone|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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