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Google working to create more obvious offline maps in Google Maps

No longer relegated to a little known “trick”, the offline maps feature will again be very obvious.

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Offers app and new Google Maps app for Android make it even easier to save on purchases

Google seems to be making it easier than ever to save money. Today on their commerce blog, they mentioned that they have expanded the way users can discover offers to include

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Updated Google Maps comes to Android phones and tablets

New and improved features come to the app; older features are moved to Google+.

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Google and Waze officially begin a happy life together

This morning, Google was happy to announce via their blog the official marriage acquisition of Waze. Together, Google and Waze hope to help drivers get to and from their points of

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List of Google’s April Fools Day Jokes

Yes, today is April 1st and that means you’re advised to be on alert. There are plenty of opportunities to fool you… or at least attempt to fool you.  Google,

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Google releases new Maps API for Android developers

Google today announced an update to the Google Maps API which gives developers a better, more comprehensive set of tools to integrate maps into Android apps.  It will be easier

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Apple drops Google maps, opts for an in-house alternative

  It was only a matter of time, folks. Apple has officially announced that they’re dropping Google Maps on their iDevices and going for something cooked up within their own

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TomTom to launch Android application this summer – again

If you are a big fan of GPS applications, then I am sure you are familiar with TomTom. TomTom is one of the leading applications and it’s been around for

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Google Maps offline announced, coming to Android

The big Google Maps event has gotten underway and it has already left a little something called mobile offline maps in its wake.  Google has today announced that future versions of Google

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Google to debut “next dimension” of Google Maps on June 6

Google is planning to introduce the “next dimension” of Google Maps on Wednesday, June 6, where presumably we will see an updated or new version of Google Maps. What’s interesting

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Google+ Local goes live with free Zagat integration

New feature offers full Zagat ratings and recommendations as well as reviews from your friends.

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Google Maps 6.5 enhanced for Android 4.0, high-res displays

Google today released a new version of their Google Maps for Android application.  Available in the Google Play Store immediately, version 6.5 sees enhancements for both Android 4.0 Ice Cream

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Google steps up its check-in game with latest Google Maps update

We haven’t heard much from Google on their location-based Latitude service, until now. The Google Maps app was recently updated, and by extension, the Latitude service. The update brings something

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Google updates trio of their Android apps (Goggles, Maps, Google+)

Google has updated three of their Android applications today with Maps, Google+, and Google Goggles each getting new features.  While Google Maps (6.0.1) is strictly made up of bug fixes

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Google Maps 6.0 goes indoors with mall, airport maps, and more

Google today unveiled its latest version of their popular Android application, Google Maps, adding support for inside malls and airports.  Now, instead of seeing a generic outline of places such