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Google makes Maps, driving directions available offline

Google makes Maps, driving directions available offline

A map app is only as good as your access to the Internet.

Now drivers who have ever been frustrated by losing navigation can use Google Maps offline and still have access to directions.

The latest version of Google’s map app allows users to download city maps so that streets and businesses will be stored on their mobile devices. The app automatically goes into offline mode when it detects there is little to no signal.

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The offline version still provides information like a business’ hours of operations, contact information and ratings. But it...

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