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What Does Google Maps Going Offline Present To Travelers

What Does Google Maps Going Offline Present To Travelers
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What Does Google Maps Going Offline Present To Travelers

It’s one of the most essential tool if you’re a modern traveler. You get to navigate in places where you’ve never been to before and the world is suddenly at your fingertips.

But not every place in the world has connectivity as reliable as Incheon’s airport or Australia’s metroplex.

Google’s announcement that it will make the Google Maps app available offline is a welcome breather in a world where everything is in the cloud or each twist and turn has to be dependent on a mobile service provider.

The search engine giant has finally focused on what’s essential compared to what’s profitable. Although the details of this announcement are not as clear to us as we want them to be, we’re keeping our hopes up.

About Nikki Aborque

International correspondent. She covers OFW news, tech disruption and breakthroughs.

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