Google Maps 5.8 Arrives With Improved Places, Photo Uploads

Check your Google Maps today as there’s likely another update waiting for you.  Google has rolled out v5.8 today which largely focuses on improved support for Places. Users can now upload photos directly from their handset to tie to a Place, making it much easier to see what kind of ...

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OMG!!! I Can Check In Using Latitude….Yeah We Aren’t Shocked Either

You could see this coming a mile away, but it is news nonetheless. Google has added check in functionality into Latitude through the Maps app on your Android powered device. A quote from ...

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Google Maps 4.6 Lands in Android Market

Yesterday saw yet another update to Google's Map application. The latest release features some handy options for folks who like to do more with the app than simply get from A to B.

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Will Google Latitude be a Foursquare Killer?

Check this out.  Google Latitude has three times the number of active users as Foursquare.  Crazy, right?  In fact, Latitude has grown 30 percent per month since 2010 started and sits at three million active users.  On top of that, another five million people have signed up, but aren’t ...

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Google Announces Synchronized Starring and Personalized Suggestions For (You Guessed It) Android

This is the kind of preferential treatment we’ve been hoping for since Android was announced.  Google just announced a pair of new features that help blur the lines between your PC and Android experience. Using your Google account, users can now pull up previous searches and ...

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How To Properly Use Google Maps: A Satirical Narrative

With all of the new Lab features included in the latest version of Google Maps(3.3.1), it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed. You may ask yourself, “How could the terrain layer possibly assist me in getting me where I’m going?”, “How does knowing what’s nearby help me when ...

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Google Latitude Shows, Shares Location

Google might have recently killed off a few projects these last couple of weeks, but they’re still unveiling new ones all the time. Today sees the announcement of Latitude, the location broadcasting service that combines Google Maps with GPS and cell phone triangulation. Want to know ...

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