7 Tips to Help You Use Waze Like a Pro

Waze is the go-to navigation app for millions of drivers, and it’s easy to see why. Benefits such crowd-sourced traffic data, police trap locations, and road work avoidance are just the tip of the iceberg. It can almost be overwhelming, but with these simple tips, you’ll master Waze and start navigating like an expert in no […]

3 useful tips for traveling with your phone internationally

Don’t let airplane mode or zero data bars prevent you from using your phone to its full advantage. Here are three tips to keep you connected while you travel, even if you’re going off-the-grid. Download your maps before going offline If you’re going to be off-the-grid, be sure to download Google maps of the area […]

How to change your location settings in Android

Sometimes it’s best to hide your location in Android When you first set up your Android smartphone you’ll be asked about location services, and whether you want the phone to use them. Google has its own services, and sometimes your carrier will have its own that you’ll need to approve as well. That’s just part […]

How to Download and Use Google Maps for Android, iOS Without Internet

  Lost in Nowhereland with no Internet connection as far as you can see? As always, Google Maps can help you find your way back, as long as you have an iOS or an Android device, even if you are offline. Google recently added a feature to Google Maps, which lets you save maps to […]

Automatic App comes to Android, will help you drive efficiently if you buy $99.99 hardware

Every vehicle since 1996 has featured the standardized OBD II diagnostics port, at least here in the US. This port offers amazing functionality that can improve your life as a home mechanic significantly. But other than the mechanic or DIYer, the port didn’t really serve the regular user. The Automatic app aims to change that. […]

The best GPS app and navigation app options for Android

When we think navigation app, we typically think Google Maps. It’s the one most people recommend and it happens to be the navigation app that gets updated the most often. Google has been really on top of navigation especially over the last couple of years. However, if you’re not too keen on Google Maps or […]

Tips to save data roaming charges on your Android Phone

Roaming is the word used to describe using your mobile phone on another network for a short period, while still being billed by your existing provider. Your mobile phone number remains the same while roaming. When you are roaming on another network the temporary mobile phone company will bill your usual mobile phone company for […]

Google Maps for Android navigation features now available in 19+ more countries worldwide

Following a major update to Google Maps that includes check-in capabilities and live traffic information, Google has expanded the availability of the navigation functionality in the app to 19 new countries. According to Android Police, Google has confirmed that full support for Google Navigation, including voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation and transit directions, will now be available for Android […]