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Google Maps offers offline option

...to search nearby businesses and get driving directions, including turn-by-turn voice prompts, even if your Internet connection is spotty or non-existent. Google says a version for iPhones will come soon.The feature is ideal if you're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-10/google-maps-offers-offline
NFL tries streaming for the first time with Sunday's game from London

...in Buffalo and Jacksonville will be able to watch on their local CBS stations. Everywhere else, anyone with an Internet connection will be able to see it for free. The stream will be available on any device through various Yahoo properties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-10-23/nfl-tries-streaming-first-tim
Google to give away software to Microsoft Office defectors

...competing programs nearly a decade ago.At that time, Google was trying a different approach by requiring an Internet connection to use its software instead of installing the programs on the hard drives of individual programs. Now, Microsoft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-19/google-give-away-software-
States extend tax breaks to data centers

...without incentives near technology hubs such as California's Silicon Valley. But the spread of high-speed Internet connections across the country has cleared the way for them to be built almost anywhere that offers cheap, abundant electricity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-03/states-extend-tax-breaks-d
Airbnb offers authenticity and a few challenges in Havana

...middlemen like Vienna Garcia to manage online inquiries."I'm the bridge between the owners who don't have Internet connections and the guests," explained Garcia.But tracking reservations is complicated. Many Airbnb properties are also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-06-25/airbnb-offers-authenticity-a
Wedding-party music should blend harmoniously with every setting

...playlist on several guests' phones; and depending on a mobile streaming service only as a last resort, since Internet connections can be unreliable.)Not everyone is sold on DIY wedding playlists. Asked for an interview, one prominent New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-16/wedding-party-music-should-blend-ha
Richmond, Columbia County schools eligible for 'Connections for Classrooms' funds

...Korwan said the program's ultimate goal is to ensure each district in the state has at least a 100-megabit Internet connection for its facilities."We want to make sure all of our school systems can access this federal funding," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-05/richmond-columbia-county-school
Hundreds of local AT&T customers have landline phone service restored

...customers on Walton Way, from Peachtree Road to Camellia Road, according to Taylor. Some home alarm systems and DSL internet connections were also affected by the outage."We're dealing with old, insulated cables, with no color codes," Taylor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/hundreds-local-att-customers-
Google unveils cheapest Chromebooks yet as Microsoft slashes price on Surface Pro 3 tablet

...Instead, they function as terminals dependent on an Internet connection to get most work done.Despite those limitations...more applications and services made available over Internet connections - a phenomenon known as "cloud computing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/google-unveils-cheapest-ch
Do you really need Apple Watch? Apple stresses convenience as well as design

...going to be integral to your day."Apple wants this wristwatch ? which piggybacks on a nearby smartphone's Internet connection through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth ? to be seen as so revolutionary that it requires its own lingo.So while the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-09/do-you-really-need-apple-w