Google touts better maps, photos, watches

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Google is making improvements to maps, watches, photos, and Android, among a host of updates announced this week at its annual conference.

Google’s I/O conference, held in San Francisco this week, typically covers a lot of under-the-hood technical tweaks. But ultimately those improvements manifest themselves in changes to Google products that millions of people use every day.

Google Maps

For instance, Google Maps. Ever wanted to access Google Maps when you’re not connected? Later this year, Maps will be able to do more offline, including turn-by-turn directions, reviews, open hours at establishments, and other information. The point of all of this is to make the Google Chrome browser work better in areas with poor connectivity. Chrome will get similar improvements such as a faster-loading search results page and the ability to save YouTube videos offline.

 

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