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Google Maps version 8.2 is out, download and install it now [APK]

I bet over 90% of Android device owners out there use Google Maps, not only because it’s the default maps application that comes with Android but because it’s the best

News and Rumors

Google Maps 8.1.0 update brings terrain view

Google has updated their Maps app bringing the version number to 8.1.0 from the previous 8.0.0 having already updated their camera app to version 2.2. With the update comes terrain

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April Fools’ Day 2014: Google Style (Updated)

Ah, yes. It’s that time of year again. Google is taking to the web to mislead it’s faithful followers by pulling some pretty elaborate stunts. Last year they tricked users

App Reviews

Find My Friends! – A family and friends locator that will inform (and scare) you

Find My Friends! (FMF) is a location-sharing app similar to Glympse, but it also adds police reports, check ins, and mugshots to give you an eerie look into what you

App Reviews

Glympse – Remarkably useful without spying or being creepy

Glympse is a location sharing app, similar to Latitude, that allows you to share your location and estimated time to arrival with anyone.  Everyone likes to be updated on when

News and Rumors

Public transit schedules for Google Maps reaches one million

Since 2005, Google Maps has been collaborating with transit authorities to make our lives a whole lot easier. Today Google has well over 500 cities worldwide with transit stops marked. Google understands that

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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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Google digs deeper into the 10 billion Android downloads (Infographic)

If there’s one thing we learned it’s that people love to smack Talking Tom around. If there’s another thing it’s that we love download arcade games on Sunday night.

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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

News and Rumors

Google Maps Updated to V5.5

Version 5.5 of Google Maps adds better support for checking in and out of places, as well as rating them. Google has made checking in as easy as clicking the

News and Rumors

MapQuest Jumps on the Android Bandwagon

So MapQuest has decided to throw it’s hat into the Android ring, and offer an app for Android based handsets and tablets that have GPS capabilities. If you use Google Maps, it can be hard to imagine why anyone would try to take on Maps at it’s own game. The answer? Maps navigation does not work outside of the US, where MapQuests app reportedly does.

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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 their blog

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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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Point Inside 2.0 Brings Free Airport, Mall Maps to Android Devices

Point Inside Inc. is announcing today that the v2.0 of their “Destination Smart Map’ has arrived on Android phones.  What does this mean to you?  Well, how about free, searchable maps

News and Rumors

Google Maps 4.3 Released, Includes Optimized Ratings for Places and Latitude Suggestions

Google has pushed out version 4.3 of the increasingly useful Google Maps application for Android handsets.  If you are running 1.6 or higher, you are advised to immediately download the

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