TechKnow With Tantra: Google Maps (New)

Google Maps has a new safety feature, introduced exclusively for Indian users. When setting navigation to your destination, before tapping on Start, there is an option at the bottom – Stay Safer. If you click on it you get 2 other options – You can share your live trip with family / friends OR you can get an alert if your taxi or ride goes off route, beyond 500 m. You could override the alert or quickly call someone for help. This is useful for those who are new to a place. Play safe – alert your family and friends of the ride you take!


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Yazdi Tantra’s column is crafted for those of you who enjoy a bit of technology and love finding quirky things to do in this web and mobile savvy world. This entrepreneur celebrates his interest in the field of web based technologies with his columns and other websites like and Community centric Of course, his Parsi Times column is our favourite!

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