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No Wi-Fi? No problem for Google Maps, which just introduced offline search

Tue Nov 10 07:16:29 EST 2015 | Digital Trends
You’re never “conveniently lost.” Or at least, I’m never conveniently lost. Anytime I find myself completely unsure of my whereabouts, I also find that I’m without a map, without a friend, or worst of all, without Wi-Fi or 4G/LTE service, rendering even my trusty Google Maps app useless. But now, for the directionally challenged, none of that matters anymore. Google just introduced offline navigation and search, and it may be the best thing since sliced bread. “Roughly 60 percent of th..

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Pocket-lint Google Maps, until now, has offered very basic offline maps but never full support. Today that changes. At last Google has announced that its Map software will now deep..
  By AppleInsider Staff Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 12:51 pm PT (03:51 pm ET) iPhone owners will soon be able to get the same convenient offline access to maps, navigation inf..
You’re never “conveniently lost.” Or at least, I’m never conveniently lost. Anytime I find myself completely unsure of my whereabouts, I also find that I’m without a map,..
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Google promised at its Google I/O developer event a few months ago that Google Maps would finally receive the offline navigation mode many users had been seeking for year..
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