Google Now and Project Glass - a creepy match made in heaven?
Google's new tablet stole the show at its I/O conference last week, but it isn't the firm's only offering. It also released Google Now, a digital assistant that mirrors much of what Apple has accomplished with Siri. But Google's software goes further.
Google Maps now gives you estimated traffic travel times
While Google Maps is great for telling you how long a journey is expected to take, those estimates left traffic out of the equation.
Although it might appear like a 20 minute journey on the screen, traffic – in reality – would make it a 35 or 40 minute journey.
Google has stepped in to remedy that problem by introducing real-time traffic estimates when you search for directions between destinations.
Google Glasses to hit market by end of year?
Google is reportedly developing a set of glasses designed to bring its world of information straight to your eyes. The glasses, which are slated for launch this year, will beam information in front of your eyes, imposed on your everyday view of the real world.
New GPS system could help you avoid ‘ghettos’
Have you ever followed GPS driving directions, only to end up in a shady area of town? Sure, it may have been the shortest route, but perhaps not one you would take again.
Well, Microsoft is working to create a GPS system that would avoid dangerous areas of a city, or places with bad weather.
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