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Feb 11, 2019 5:10 PM 2+ mon ago

Hands-on with an Alpha build of Google Maps Augmented Reality mode

I think most of us have had this experience, especially when you're in a big city: you step off of public transit, take a peek at Google Maps to figure out which way you're supposed to go and then somehow proceed to walk two blocks in the wrong direction. Maybe the little blue dot wasn't [ ]...

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arstechnica.com     2+ mon ago

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