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Google Demos Maps 5.0 on Nexus S [VIDEO]

The official YouTube account for the Nexus S was just updated with a 2-1/2 minute walkthrough of Google Maps 5.0. Using the new hot Android smart phone, we get to see all the features in the upcoming Maps release, including the 3D buildings.

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Google Maps 5.0 to Add Offline Support, Vector Graphics

Keep a close eye on your Android handset over the next few days. Google has a new version of their Maps application lined up, ready to roll out the door.

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Google Maps 4.2 Adds Biking, Navigation Features

Google updated their Maps application for Android handset yesterday and it added yet another handful of nifty features. If you are one of those people who couldn’t wait for the

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Google Maps 4.1 for Android – What’s New?

Google just keeps plugging away with updates to their Maps for Android handsets.  It has only been a few short weeks since the last version was released so we were

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Google Maps Update – What’s Nearby You?

Google has added a new feature called “What’s nearby” to the latest release of Google Maps (v3.3.0).  The feature finds and displays a list of the ten nearest businesses or

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Android 1.6 Gets Google Maps Navigation

One of the coolest features and improvements in Android 2.0, Google Maps Navigation, is now available for devices running Android 1.6 (Donut).  All you G1 and myTouch 3G owners are

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The Ride is Getting Bumpy

It was bound to happen. To date, Android has enjoyed a pretty smooth ride. Updates have been frequent, reviews have been positive and the Android world was rosy. But explosive

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User Generated Maps for Android Courtesy of waze

I had a chance last week to spend a half hour with a couple of guys from waze as they showed me what they were working on.  Their real-time, user

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Maps, ItemizedOverlay, and You!

Learn how to create interactive maps using the ItemizedOverlay class from the Android 0.9 SDK in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!