The Google Maps team is back with another update for their Android app. Once again, they managed to cram a bunch of new features into it. The undoubtedly best mobile mapping app in the world is now at version 5.8, and here’s what’s new:
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What are the limits of gaming? Well, our friends at Rovio have just shown us how far games can go with a bit of creativity and commitment. We’ve seen different versions of Angry Birds (like Angry Birds Seasons and Rio). We’ve seen Rovio release toys and clothing accessories. And they’re even planning to release aRead More »
Google’s location services have been mentioned a lot since last month, mostly due to the hype about the iPhone’s unencrypted location access. The fact is that the device being conscious of its location does bring us many of the benefits we have grown to love so much. Services that take advantage of this feature include ... Read More »
While their usefulness is often debated, no one can deny that location-based check-in services are the new hotness. During SXSW here in Austin it was more apparent than ever. Every venue I visited I was greeted by a large crowd of geeks standing around staring at their phones.
A few moments ago Google held an event to announce Google Buzz, a new social media sharing tool for your mobile and built right into Gmail. The Android portion announcement came via a live demo from none other than Vic Gundotra and showed making a location-based buzz and how it would show up in Gmail. ... Read More »