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Android customization – save battery by managing Location services (without root)

by: Jonathan FeistOctober 2, 2014
As a part of Location Services, GPS is a still a major culprit in poor battery life on your Android phone, our Android customization today uses Tasker to get a grip on things. While there is little that can be done without root, we still take a stab at it, what do you think?
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Indie app of the day – BackCountry Navigator PRO GPS

by: Joe HindyMarch 17, 2014
A lot of people ask us about the best way to get offline maps for things like hiking. From now on, we'll be including BackCountry Navigator on that list.
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Google Maps and Android: you can track your own location, view history minute-by-minute

by: Chris SmithDecember 20, 2013
Android users that trust Google with tracking their location can view the history of the logged data minute-by-minute on Google Maps.
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Are your photos revealing your location when you post them on the Internet?

by: Gary SimsSeptember 27, 2013
Many people are unaware that photos can contain geo-location information, and that this data can be read by anyone when you post an image on the Internet. You do turn off GeoTagging on your phone?
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Nexus 7 (2013) gets an update to fix frustrating multi-touch and GPS bug

by: Brad WardAugust 23, 2013
After a plethora of complaints on the Google Product Forums, the Nexus 7 (2013) is getting an update to fix some frustrating multi-touch and GPS issues.
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Google Play Services 3.2 officially arrives, new user and developer improvements in tow

by: Kyle WiggersAugust 20, 2013
Google, continuing in the spirit of surreptitious, over-the-air core app updates in lieu of new Android firmware, completed its global rollout of Google Play Services 3.2 today.
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Users report Nexus 7 (2013) GPS problems – are you affected?

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 9, 2013
A growing number of users are taking to online forums to complain about flaky Nexus 7 (2013) GPS functionality. Google is reportedly looking into the issue.
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Mercedes-Benz R&D wants to make navigation with Google Glass even better

by: Joe HindyJuly 30, 2013
Mercedes-Benz R&D department is looking to improve pedestrian and driving GPS on Google Glass to create more seamless door-to-door navigation.
 
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Settlement: Asus to give GPS dongle and $17 to Transformer Prime users

by: Tanay SoodApril 3, 2013
Asus has settled a class action lawsuit by accepting to give a free GPS dongle and $17 to all those affected by GPS and Wi-Fi issues on the Transformer Prime.
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Google hopes that one day Android phones will use weather info when taking photos

by: Gary SimsMarch 29, 2013
Almost all digital cameras can be configured for different light conditions, but Google wants to go one step further and calculate this setting by cross referencing your current location with the weather forecast.
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