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Waze Auto-Tunes Your Ride With New T-Pain Navigation Voice Option

It's one thing to hop behind the wheel and go where life takes you. It's another thing to go where T-Pain takes you. But now you have that option.

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Waze Adds A Shaquille O'Neal Navigation Voice Option To Celebrate The NBA Playoffs

In the Venn diagram of mobile users, the circle marked "rabid Shaq fans" and the one marked "active Waze users" must have a pretty tiny crossover section. But if you do happen to use Waze on a regular basis and you have the special extended DVD edition of both Kazaam and Steel boldly displayed on your shelf, today is your day. Waze has announced that the company is celebrating the start of the NBA Playoffs later this week by adding official Shaquille O'Neal voice narration to the map app's navigation service.

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[Update: It's Live] Google Bringing Voice Navigation In Maps For Android To Indian Markets

 

Earlier today, Google India uploaded a video to YouTube demoing a long-awaited feature for the Indian market: voice navigation in Maps. However, mere minutes after the video went live, Google made it private - but not before some users caught a glimpse of what was to come.

It's still unknown when Google will make the service available to the public, but considering a video has already been uploaded, we won't be surprised to see it officially announced within the next day or two.

As noted by all the comments below, Voice Navigation is now live in India. Go somewhere!

Update: Google just posted the official announcement on the Maps blog, along with a few more new tidbits: bike maps for New Zealand, Street View for over 150 university campuses, and a nifty video featuring some of the interesting things that can be done with Maps.
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