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How to save Google maps directions for offline use & travel

By Erin L / May 17, 2017 / 1 Comment

Google Maps can get you out of a jam if you’re lost or trying to find a place, but it doesn’t help you if you’re travelling out of country and trying to avoid roaming charges from your cellular provider. The fix is to save Google Maps directions offline so you can access the info without using data. Here’s how to do it.

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Heads Up display review: You’ll love Hudway Glass but hate its partner apps

By Erin L / February 25, 2017 / 4 Comments

We may not have self driving cars yet, but there are other ways to improve and streamline the driving experience. I recently received a sample of Hudway Glass. This compact plexiglass panel allows you to turn your smartphone into a heads-up display for your car.

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Christmas traffic; technology of when to avoid the road

By Erin L / December 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Christmas traffic; technology of when to avoid the road

It’s not your imagination; Christmas traffic gets crazy.  And there’s data to prove it. Waze, the guys who make the super cool traffic and navigation app, have released some info about when are the best and worst times to drive around some of the places that see a flood of vehicles around the holidays. Is…

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My Favourite Apps

By Erin L / April 1, 2013 / 3 Comments

My mother in law’s new iPhone is behind this week’s post of my favourite apps.  Here’s what I love, recommend, or can’t live without: FOOD & DRINK *STARBUCKS:  Add your gift cards, pay for coffee, and earn points for free beverages.  This app gets me going in the morning and keeps me going all day. …

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