SMART ON THE ROAD

Gadgets and Gizmos (India) - - MOBILE -

Pre­fer to use map apps that can be used in off­line mode too. This comes handy when trav­el­ling to re­mote lo­ca­tions where ac­cess­ing data can be an is­sue.

GPS drains smart­phone bat­tery. Al­ways carry a car charger if you are head­ing for a long road trip. Al­ways check be­fore up­grad­ing paid maps, they might cost you a big sum of money.

Turn off GPS as soon as you reach your des­ti­na­tion.

Live traf­fic up­dates give you an in­di­ca­tion about the traf­fic sit­u­a­tion on the roads. They need not be 100 per cent ac­cu­rate.

Turn- by-turn voice nav­i­ga­tion is the best as you can’t keep look­ing at the maps ev­ery now and then while driv­ing.

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