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Google to update Google Maps for Android to improve public transportation experience

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Google announced earlier today that its Map service now contains scheduling information for a million mass transit stops in 500 cities across the world.  To make this information even more accessible and use…

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Google+ Local adds Zagat and local recommendations, available in Maps for Android

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Google+ is slowly swallowing whole or integrating with the many services of Google. The latest hook comes in Google+ Local, a new feature that finds places to visit based on a user’s location, friends&#…

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Travel

Google Maps adds indoor Street View and directions, grabs local Google Offers deals

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Google Maps for Android now tells you where to go even when you’re inside a building. The 6.7 update now available in Google Play provides the option for Maps users to get directions within certain facili…

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London Underground now providing live updates on Google Maps

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The 2012 Olympic Games in London are right around the corner, and the transportation many attendees will use just got a Google Maps update. Google announced today that it is bringing real time service alerts fo…

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Google Maps serves up 30 billion miles of navigation, adds new shortcuts, transit choice, and maps for hi-res screens

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Google Maps 6.5 is available in the Android Market. The latest version of Google’s beloved turn-by-turn navigation app now looks better on high pixel density phones thanks to a “cleaner, faster…

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Google Maps 6.0 puts indoor maps & ICS look on your Android device

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The latest version of Google Maps for Android takes the typically outdoor science of mapping and brings it indoors. Google Maps 6.0 provides floor plans for select buildings in the United States and Japan. So…

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Google buys ZAGAT to bolster reviews on Google Places

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Google has traditionally relied on third parties to showcase reviews in Google Maps and Google Places. But with a strong push towards controlling its local products, it has become necessary for Google to have…

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Tablets

RCom launches 3G Gingerbread tablet in India for 12,999 Rupees

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Great news for those residing in India, thanks to RCom and Reliance, people will be able to get there hands on a 3G Android tablet running Gingerbread. This tablet will have a price point of Rs 12,999, a move that…

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Android App Reviews

Is Google Buzz on Death Row? Google Maps update makes me think yes.

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I know Google Buzz gets a bad rep in the press, but there are people who enjoy using it. Those people better enjoy as much as they can because it looks like Buzz will die out. People immediately began wondering what…

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Travel

Google Maps adds Transit Navigation, search suggest, and more

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Google Maps is already the most downloaded Android app, and today’s update makes the navigation app even more compelling for anyone running Android 2.1 or higher. Google Maps Navigation now includes T…

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Travel

Google Maps Android app adds live schedule for mass transit in select cities

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Barely two weeks ago, Google updated its Google Maps Android app to make it easier to locate nearby transit stations and get direction. Clearly that wasn’t an advanced enough to satisfy the always-busy…

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Google Maps for Android gets better transit info, check-ins

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Google Maps for Android, which seems to be updated each month, has made its monthly refresh in the Android Market. Google has continued the trend of improving the “social” experience of using Map…

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Google Maps adds Latitude check-ins, aim square at Foursquare

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Location is big business. Mobile is big business. Taking advantage of both? That’s gigantic business. That’s why no one should be surprised to hear Google make a major update to its Map applicati…

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Google Maps 5.0 launches with 3D maps, offline support

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The latest version of Google Maps has launched in the Android Market, ushering in the “next generation of mobile maps,” as Google said on its Mobile Blog. Maps 5.0 is the 3D version of maps that Andy…

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Android News

New Google Maps Shows Limits of the Cloud

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More and more web apps are being created to take advantage of the ubiquity of the Internet these days. We’ve even seen the emergence of cloud gaming with the release of OnLive. And, as I’m writing th…

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