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In the past, many of us took to the skies in order to get to their destination in the most efficient way possible. However as the U.S. slowly recovers  [Read More…]

The Google Trips app is being shut down come August 5

Another day, another Google app being killed.

What you need to know The Google Trips app will be discontinued come August 5. Google Trips’ online counterpart recently received a makeover. Features from the app will move to Google Search and Google Maps.

After beefing up its online counterpart last month, Google is discontinuing its Google Trips app come August 5. Rumors have been circulating that the standalone app was headed to the Google graveyard ever since the  [Read More…]

Save on airfare thanks to the Southwest Spring Sale with trips from $49

Where are we going?

Airfare doesn’t have to be expensive. Check out the Southwest Spring Sale to get one-way flights for as low as $ 49 or round trips from $ 98. These rates include a carry-on bag, a personal item, and two checked bags. Now is the perfect time to take a trip!

Fares are valid for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays beginning on May 7th and running through June 12th. There are some blackout  [Read More…]

Pack your Kano Computer for trips in style!

While travel cases for the Kano computer are, unfortunately, rather lacking, that doesn’t mean you can’t get a high-quality case that won’t break the bank — or your tech. After breaking a lot of my own equipment due to a mixture of forgetfulness and stupidity, I decided to change my ways and always opt to get the best case that money can buy. This is why the Aenllosi Storage Carrying Kit has been included in this collection, as its durability  [Read More…]

Google Trips gets new ways to make your next vacation better

New features let you find and share everything easier to make a vacation stress-free like it should be.

Planning your vacation can be a lot of work. And when you’re done figuring it all out you need to get it organized and put somewhere that you can use it. Google Trips can help and some new features make it even easier.

Keeping track of your reservations is now easier because everything is in one place  [Read More…]

Google Trips wants to be the only app you need while traveling

Google has released a new app to the public that takes its Gmail inbox-reading machine learning prowess and applies it to travel.

Dubbed Google Trips, the app consolidates all of the travel data Google has collected from Gmail (with your permission) and arrays it in an easy-to-understand way, with offline support for those times you don’t have cellular or Wi-Fi connectivity.

The app takes what Inbox and Google Now have been doing for some time — deciphering  [Read More…]

Google Expeditions can take whole classrooms on virtual field trips

Google has launched is Expeditions educational virtual reality app for Google Cardboard for everyone, following a preview release last year. Expeditions is aimed at students and schools, and allows teachers to take their students on virtual field trips. Teachers act as guides, controlling the experience for a classroom-sized set of devices on the same Wi-Fi network.

These are the primary features of Expeditions:

Guide classroom-sized groups of locally connected users from your phone or tablet.  [Read More…]

Take a look at Trips, Google’s upcoming app for travelers

It was recently revealed that Google was testing a new app for travelers, and now we have a better idea of what it might do. The new app called Trips, is currently in beta testing, and apparently tracks your upcoming and past trips, making recommendations about places to visit, stay, and eat. The app pulls information by scanning messages in Gmail, looking for hotel confirmations, flights, and more.

From TechCrunch:

However, in the case of the Google Trips app,  [Read More…]

Android Auto tip: Disconnect your watch (at least on long trips)

Here’s an obscure tip that merges two niche Android products — but a tip that’s important to those of us who dwell in these depths. If you have Android Auto in your car and wear an Android Wear watch on your wrist, you might find that the watch battery is being drained pretty significantly when you’re driving.

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Google Maps takes your trips offline; Adds lane guidance, saved places and more

Google Maps has been updated to include lane guidance, search result filters, and Uber integration. Also, high profile destinations now let you drop down to Street View to get up close and personal, save them for offline viewing, get access to easier directions, and get quick access to saved spot across multiple locations. Oh, and transit directions will show you how long you’re going to be walking too.

This is a pretty beefy update to what  [Read More…]