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Jul 06 AT 1:12 PM Edgar Cervantes 19 Comments

Video: Google Maps 5.7 update brings Transit Navigation, other convenient features

Google Maps updates tend to be very minor, since the app is already very well designed. This is definitely not the case for its new update to version 5.7, which brings Transit Navigation, search categories and Photo Viewer for Place pages.

Transit Navigation and Updated Directions

Transit Navigation brings stop-by-stop directions for public ... Read More »

Jun 14 AT 10:47 AM Alberto Vildosola 5 Comments

Google Mobile Search gets brand new features, right before Google Search press event

Google seems to be rolling out a new version of its Google Search website for mobile devices. This new version focuses heavily on local search; they’re adding a row of icons below the search bar to let you look up restaurants, bars, gas stations, etc.

Tap on any icon, and Google allows you ... Read More »

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Apr 05 AT 4:51 PM Nick Gray 6 Comments

French Nexus S commercial hits the web

A new commercial featuring the Google Nexus S has been showing up on televisions across France over the past few days and has finally made its way onto the web.    In an effort to push their stock Android 2.3 handset onto the France masses, Google’s ad highlights a few of the standard features offered by ... Read More »

Mar 07 AT 4:29 PM Anthony Domanico 8 Comments

Google Navigation now factors in real-time and historic traffic to recommend routes

File this one under “It’s about flipping time.”

On Google’s mobile blog, they announced an update to Google Navigation which brings a long sought after enhancement to route navigation (in my opinion, anyway). The old Google Navigation simply picked the fastest route under ideal circumstances, which comes back to bite you in the ... Read More »