A lesser known feature that iOS 7 offers is called Frequent Locations. Enable this option to always be aware of the time it will take to reach common locations by just looking at the notification center. Turning this feature on only takes a moments time. After giving it ample time to recognize where you travel most often, the notification center will always stay on top of the time it takes to arrive at these places. Most of us spend the majority of our day at home and work. When your phone understands this, it will tell you how long it takes to get home when you’re at work, and also the time it takes to get to work before you leave your house. It serves not only as a time indicator, but you can also click the link in the notification area to open Apple’s Map application for directions.
Modern smart phones come with more features than you can shake a stick at (whatever that really means). It’s pretty amazing when you think about everything that comes packed into a small black rectangle. That includes GPS. Gone are the days of spending hundreds of dollars on expensive GPS units. Now navigation is as simple as downloading Google Maps. However, one app is actually leaning in the opposite direction. GPS Essentials scoffs at the simplicity and lack of features within Google Maps. Instead of simplifying the modern navigation system, GPS Essentials is an app dedicated to making it more complex
It’s that time of the year again: the time when the kids are out of school, it’s hot and (mostly) sunny outside, and many families go on vacation. When I was younger, we didn’t have smartphones around to help our family on trips when we got lost or needed to find important things around us like hotels, restaurants, or bathrooms. It’s amazing how much times have changed! We now have phones that are just as smart as us, if not smarter in some cases. Best of all, our smartphones supports apps that guide us on our trips and even serve