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Mar 29 AT 9:13 AM Taylor Wimberly 19 Comments

Google Maps for Android gets a fresh look with latest update

This week Google rolled out a new version of Google Maps for Android that includes a new look for Navigation on devices with Android 4.0+. Google also shared some interesting usage statistics which show Google Maps for Android has provided 50 billion kilometers of turn-by-turn directions, the equivalent of 130,000 trips to the moon, 334 trips ... Read More »

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Jan 11 AT 8:50 AM Anthony Domanico 23 Comments

Google Maps update brings better Latitude tracking, more transit options, better battery life

Lost in the hullabaloo of the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show yesterday was an update to the Google Maps application that Google pushed to the masses. The latest Google Maps for Android claims to improve battery life while at the same time improving location tracking within Google Latitude, a service known for its adverse effect on battery life.

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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 »