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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 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

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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

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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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Google Maps Navigation Navigates To Canada

Oh ya, it’s true. If “YOU ARE CANADIAN!”, then you now have access to Google Maps Navigation. Google Maps Navigation is a free turn-by-turn navigation service which was released with

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Roger’s Navigator for Android

Hey Canadian’s, depressed you can’t find a great turn-by-turn app because Google Navigation isn’t available yet? Rogers has just announced Rogers Navigator(TM) for Android. Rogers also recently announced Rogers Navigator(TM)

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Motorola Ditches Google Location Services

In a recent development, Motorola has announced that it is replacing Google location services in a vast majority of its devices with Skyhook location services. Skyhook, which is already used

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Google Gets Social With New “Google Buzz”

Today, February 9th, 2010, Google has yet another release for us(Android Users) that extends the abilities of your Android Device and Gmail account. This free service is called Google Buzz

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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

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New Mobile Search Features from Google

Google rolled out a couple of handy new features on its mobile-optimized site late yesterday, making it easier to access search results on your phone that you generated previously on

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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

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TomTom’s Tele Atlas On Android

Tele Atlas, a Dutch Digital Map maker has signed a 5 year deal with Google which will see its maps been included in cellphones based on Android including other Google

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