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Google Maps just keeps getting more powerful and more comprehensive. The latest enhancement to the tool is live transit information, which will be incredibly helpful to the masses of people who rely on public transportation to get around. Google says that it now offers information for 100 million miles of daily public transit in 800 cities spread across 25 countries; that data includes everything from fares to departure times to estimated travel times. There are more specific additions, too, including live departure times for seven lines of the subway in New York City and buses and trams in Salt... Read more...
It’s the little things that make the biggest differences, isn’t it? Google announced the latest release of its Chrome browser, and the premiere new feature is spell check. (Google, cleaning up typos on the Web one person at a time.) The new spell checking feature is actually powered by the same stuff underpinning Google Search and includes an “Ask Google for suggestions” option. It also supports checks for grammar, proper nouns, homonyms, and context-sensitive spellings. Users that add words to their custom dictionaries can now sync them across all of their Chrome-packing... Read more...