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Google Maps Mobile v5 coming “in a matter of days”

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Another of the myriad things we learned from Andy Rubin when he spoke at the D: Dive into Mobile conference last night was that Google Maps mobile is getting an upgrade to version 5 “in a matter of days̶…

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Google Maps Navigation live in Australia and New Zealand

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For the first time, Google Maps Navigation covers an entire continent. Google has announced that Android users in Australia can now navigate their streets with Maps Navigation, the free turn-by-turn naviga…

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Google Maps: now with better Places reviews, filters, and Latitude

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Google recently updated the desktop version of Places to have a better, more organized results page for reviews. The mobile version gets the same treatment in a new update to the Google Maps application (Andro…

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Google Maps Walking Navigation: An Adventure in NY [App Reviews]

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Google Maps Navigation is Android’s most talked about and attractive feature, but not everyone needs directions while driving. Some folks want voice guidance while navigating the sidewalks more oft…

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Google updates Maps & Places for quicker location discovery

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Android 1.6+ users with Google Maps should be able to find “an even better way to find places nearby” thanks to an update from Google. There is now an updated version of Maps that offers direct acces…

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Droid Incredible + Range Rover = DroidMobile [VIDEO]

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I’ve been driving the same car for two years, but when the time comes to upgrade, I’m definitely going to purchase something capable of doing this. AndroidGuys discovered a video in which someone…

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Google Maps for Android adds train schedules, live Places info, more Latitude features

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Another day, another upgrade from Google. The latest service treated to new features is Google Maps on Android 1.6 or higher, which has added upcoming schedules at transit stations, more integration with Lat…

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Motorola ditches Google location services for Skyhook

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Motorola ditches Google location services for Skyhook

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Motorola has decided to rid “most” of their Android devices of the native Google location services for the increasingly popular Skyhook service that is being used on the iPhone. According to the…

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Google Maps Navigator now working in the UK. What do you think of it?

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Google Maps Navigator now working in the UK. What do you think of it?

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Google Maps Navigator has finally jumped over the Atlantic and started working for drivers in the United Kingdom. An updated version of Google Maps now supports turn-by-turn directions for drivers trying to…

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Google Maps version 4.1 update, Latitude Widget, Search n’ Swipe, and more

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Google Maps version 4.1 update, Latitude Widget, Search n’ Swipe, and more

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Google, in their infinite update frenzy, has just updated Google Maps to version 4.1. Google says that this update is “introducing a few features that make sorting through search results or quickly see…

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Google Maps Navigation hack for non-U.S. use no longer works

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Google Maps Navigation hack for non-U.S. use no longer works

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Google 2 – Modders 0. Though it previously took a hands-off approach regarding hacks, Google has been a little more forceful with keeping users in line. First there was Cyanogate, and now the company has…

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Google Maps Navigation now available in the Market for Android 1.6 (US only)

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Google Maps Navigation now available in the Market for Android 1.6 (US only)

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It was just a few weeks back when Google rolled out Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0. Now, in a little bit of good news, that navigation app is now available in the Market for anyone in the United States runni…

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Google Maps Navigator will offer turn-by-turn navigation to Android 2.0

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Google Maps Navigator will offer turn-by-turn navigation to Android 2.0

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Google Maps with turn-by-turn voice navigation is coming to Android devices. The most requested feature for Google Maps was confirmed through the announcement of Google Maps Navigation, a beta application…

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Google Maps adds significant update to U.S. map datasets

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Google Maps adds significant update to U.S. map datasets

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Google Maps has performed a rather large update to its map system in the United States. Utilizing data from transit agencies, the USDA Forest Service, US Geological Survey, and two years worth of user data/sug…

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Google Maps showing ads on iPhone…is Android next? [speculation]

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Google Maps showing ads on iPhone…is Android next? [speculation]

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Some iPhone users got a bit of a surprise recently when they fired up Google Maps and performed a search. For the first time, they reported seeing advertisements appear alongside their results. Should Android…

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