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Google Play Books updated with new features such as maps, annotations, and dictionary

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If you have the Google Play Books app downloaded on your Android device, then you will likely notice that it has been updated to a newer version featuring several improvements.  If you enjoy reading on the go usi…

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CoPilot GPS offers free directions and POI search in offline map. Turn-by-turn navigation sold separately.

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Google Maps is the premiere navigation Android app on Android, but it’s not the only one. A handful of worthy alternatives exist, especially in places where Maps is sometimes unreliable or incomplete,…

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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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NDrive ’11 adds new features to navigation app

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Map and navigation app NDrive is used by more than half a million people spread out across the globe. Those users recently received an update that greatly improved performance and overall usability. Now you ca…

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Android: Leading in the Southwest, trailing in the East and Midwest

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Californians, Floridians, and Texans get it right. Minnesotans, Louisianans, and New Yorkers haven’t come around yet. I’m referring to the adoption of Android as it relates to specific states…

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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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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 Earth now looks and performs better on Android tablets

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The lack of Android tablet apps has been a thorn in the side of Honeycomb users everywhere. Things are thankfully starting to pick-up, and we’re seeing an uptick in apps that are being optimized for use on…

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MapQuest brings free voice navigation to Android

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Move over, Google Maps. MapQuest has announced today that its mapping software is available for free to Android users. MapQuest now provides voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation, searching for a destinat…

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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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Win a Free NDrive navigation license [CONTESTS]

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There’s been a lot of activity in the mobile phone mapping and navigation space recently. Let’s see if we can move that along even farther with another giveaway, this time for NDrive. NDrive is an a…

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CoPilot Live USA available for only $4.99

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Finding your way around town is more affordable for people who want a GPS app other than Google Maps. ALK has released a new version of its navigation app CoPilot Live USA for only $4.99. CoPilot Live USA features…

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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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Google delivers Android app for Google Earth (Nexus One only)

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Google delivers Android app for Google Earth (Nexus One only)

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Google Earth is now available for Android handsets. Android devices can already tap into the World Wide Web through the browser and the stars through Sky, and they can now dot across the globe with 3D imagery fro…

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