Project Fi invites should be sent to everyone by mid-summer

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Chances are that you still have not received an invite to Project Fi. Relax, the wait will not be much longer. The Project Fi team sent emails out this morning to those interesting to give an update on when you and everyone else can expect their invite. The team is monitoring the service as it adds more users and, because of this, everyone should receive an invite by mid-summer.

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Google Maps offers up new traffic alerts just in time for the Memorial Day weekend craze

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Those of us here in the U.S. are excited for a three day weekend as we celebrate Memorial Day. However, the one downer is traffic. Since this weekend is kind of like the unofficial start of the summer, a lot of people travel to visit family and friends which results in a lot of congestion on the roads.

Finding your way is the easy part if you use Google Maps, but finding the best route with the shortest delay is no easy task. Google Maps already helps with traffic alerts, but a new update might makes things a little easier.

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Download and Install the Android 5.1.1 OTA update for the Nexus 4

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The Android 5.1.1 update is now rolling to Nexus 4 devices, but who the hell wants to wait 2 to 3 weeks for it? You can manually download the actual and official over-the-air (OTA) update from Google and flash if yourself.

I know what you’re thinking. You think you need to be a rocket scientist or you need a rooted device. Well you don’t. If I can do it, you can do it. Just hit up our very extensive guide that will walk you through each and every step. If you happen to be a seasoned pro and don’t need the guide, just grab the OTA update from the link below.

Nexus 4 (ossam) From LMY47O to LMY47V (5.1.1)

Google suffers from another Google Maps hack

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A few weeks ago, Google Maps was hacked through the Map Maker function which resulted in an image of an Android peeing on the Apple logo near Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Google immediately apologized and removed the image. They supposedly suspended Map Maker as well.

Now they have suffered something similar. Don’t bother trying this because it has already been taken down, but yesterday if you searched for “N***** king” (yes that is the N word), you were directed to the White House. It even worked with the search term “n****a house.”

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