Tag Archives: Alerts

Google Maps for Android, iOS Now Offers Traffic Alerts in India

Google has announced that Maps for Android and iOS in India will now show traffic alerts to users once navigation mode is switched on. The updated Maps app will offer a spoken alert about upcoming traffic conditions upon entering a destination on the app, meant to help users identify the route they want to take to their destination. While on ... Read More »

Inbox by Gmail Gets New Snooze Alerts

In order to make it simpler for users to snooze their email alerts and get back to it later, the Gmail team last week announced two new snooze features for its Inbox by Gmail application. The two new additions – Later This Weekend and This Weekend – will “hopefully save you some time, and decrease the need to use custom ... Read More »

Opera Max Now Alerts You About the Background Data Consumption of Apps

Facebook app was recently accused of eating up a huge chunk of Internet data, battery, and other resources on a user’s iPhone and Android smartphone. But it turns out, it is not the only app to exhibit such habits. A new study from Opera finds that many popular apps including WhatsApp account for a significant data drainage. Opera also claims ... Read More »

Google Now Offers Flood Alerts in India

Google on Tuesday announced that it will offer flood alerts in India through Google Public Alerts. The company said that users will be able to find flood alerts with river level information for over 170 areas in which Central Water Commission (CWC) has active observation stations. In a blog post, Google said the alerts will be available on Google Web ... Read More »