Avoid Traffic Jams With Google's Navigation App For Android


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Google announced an update to its navigation feature for Android that will take traffic into account when calculating the fastest route to your destination.The concept is simple. Instead of finding the most direct route, the app receives real-time traffic updates to help find you the best way to get where you need to go.

If a traffic jam suddenly appears, the app will automatically reroute you to a clear road.

Navigation is built in to your Google Maps app, so make sure to update it from the Android Market.

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