Google’s Andy Rubin showed off the new Google Maps for Mobile 5 running on his Motorola Honeycomb tablet and said it would be coming to the Android Market in a matter of days, but we have yet to see the upgrade roll out yet. The brief demo we saw showed off ... Read More »
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Google Maps for Android is about to get a lot faster thanks to an update to version 5 which now draws maps with a dynamic map rendering engine. Andy Rubin showed off the new Maps app when he demoed the Motorola Honeycomb tablet, but the updated app will also be available on the ... Read More »
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Google Maps 4.7 was just published to the Android Market and it included two new features including the ability to “rate places and get personalized place recommendations” and a new “Rate Places” widget for the desktop that lets you quickly rate your current location.
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Thanks to a clever hacker by the name of canadiancow we might have our first glimpse of some of the UI tweaks coming to Gingerbread (Android 2.3). Apparently the latest update to Google Maps (4.6) included several icons and styling for Android’s API level 9, which corresponds with Gingerbread (level 8 is Android 2.2).
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Google Maps for mobile was updated to version 4.5 today which added several cool features including Walking Navigation (Beta), Street View smart navigation, and a new search bar. Like all previous versions of Google Maps 4.x, this update requires Android 1.6+ (sorry CLIQ owners).
Walking Navigation is one feature I have been wanting ... Read More »
Today, probably like many of you, I updated the Google Maps application to discover something rather odd. Google Maps is now sporting four separate icons, one of which is a replacement for an existing stand-alone application. The strangeness stuck with me all day and what initially struck me as somewhat odd has now ... Read More »
Back in late 2009, Google announced Place Pages for Google Maps, a service that allows maps users to gather details such as pictures, videos, menus, prices, parking info reviews of local businesses and points of interest and the ability to reserve tables at local restaurants that use the OpenTable service. Today, Google announced ... Read More »
Google Maps is the most used application on my Android phone and it continues to improve with every release. The latest update brings the version to 4.3 and includes improvements to the place pages, transit station pages with schedules, and suggest friends to add to Latitude.
I’ve been playing around with the latest version and ... Read More »
Google pushed out a minor update to Google Maps today that now includes biking directions, a new Navigation icon, a shortcut to share places with friends, and more.
A new bicycling layer is now available on the map which shows dedicated bike-only trails (dark green), roads with bike lanes (light green), or roads that are ... Read More »
New features include better search results, a widget and live wallpaper, and more ads.