Search and navigate offline comes to Google Maps




Google is going to ensure that its Maps service is offline more useful. Thus without Internet for places to be found, but it is also possible to use offline navigation functionality.

That made the Internet giant in the I / O conference announced. The new version of Google Maps to be released sometime later this year, but an exact release date was not given. One of the key features is the ability to search for and navigate offline, a feature that many users for years asked for.

According to Google, users without an Internet search for places, businesses and points of interest on the map. In addition, information such as opening times and reviews are also retrieved. Also, it is possible to get offline navigation with turn-by-turn instructions. Furthermore, this view must be conscious piece of card are made available offline, thus indirectly often an Internet connection is required anyway.

Incidentally get YouTube offline functionality. Users can save videos to 48 hours offline and look back. Also, this feature should be available later this year.


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