There are so many Power Banks out there. However, they are not all the same. Some sacrifice weight for capacity. Others do the opposite. Some come with two ports and some come with more, while others come with less. Some are just batteries with a case around it, but others have some unique features. In this episode of XDA TV, Producer TK reviews the RAVPower RP-WD02 Wireless Filehub & Portable Travel Router. This device is the successor to the RP-WD01...
Google Updates its Google Maps Update
It didn’t take long for Google to address several shortcomings with its July 10 Google Maps update. Although the update includes some exciting new features, which are described in an earlier posted article, it also lacked a few useful features that were in previous versions. This of course left some of the Android community with negative feedback and criticism. In response to those complaints, Google posted a public statement on its G+ account at approximately 1 a.m. PST, July 11.
Through its G+ post, Google acknowledge user complaints concerning the lack of easy access to offline maps. While the update did include a feature to cache maps by typing in “ok maps” in the search bar, users were left unsatisfied. In addition to this “hidden” feature, Google promised that offline maps were simply disabled for the time being and would return in a future update.
Due to the negative response, Google quickened up the pace of this “future update” and put its engineering team in overdrive. The company said they have been working around the clock in order to make this feature available once again. A “Make this map area available offline” card has been implemented below the search box as a way to make offline mapping easier to access. For those who prefer typing, the “ok maps” command still works. The update also answers the question “where’s Latitude,” by clicking the link at the bottom of the side menu. Doing so provides more information about what is in store for location sharing.
Keep an eye on your notification bar because the new update to the update will be rolling out globally starting today.
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