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Google Maps Navigation now available in 20 new countries

I can't count how many time Google Maps Navigation took my butt our of high traffic areas. I use it almost everyday to check how the roads are and to get to places. Over 20 new countries all across the globe will now take advantage of this cool feature. Most of the countries added are in Africa and the few ...

Google Maps for Android gets updated with search history sync

Google has updated Google Maps to make it a little bit more useful and comprehensive. The new update syncs Google Maps search history throughout your devices. So now, when you search for something on your computer, the information that you searched for will also be available on your Android phone or tablet. In ...

Google launches indoor maps in the UK with over 40 venues

The next time you find yourself lost inside a big establishment in the UK, you might be able to use your Android device and Google Maps to help find your way. Today, Google has announced that indoor maps is now available in the UK via the Google Maps for Android app. With indoor maps available to you, you will ...

Google to hold Maps Event on June 6; five days before WWDC

Google announced today that they will holding a Google Maps event on Wednesday, June 6. They say that they will give us a behind-the-scenes look and a glimpse at the features they're planning to launch with the upcoming versions of their Maps application. This event will launch within five days of Apple's ...

Google Maps for Android receives minor update

The Google Maps for Android app received a minor update today. The update, which is currently live in the Google Play store, adds elevation data to the "Measure" lab, and also adds the scale bar and zoom buttons directly onto the map. Both the zoom buttons and scale bars were items that were previously only ...

Wikipedia for Android says goodbye to Google Maps

The next time you use the Wikipedia app on your Android device, you might be getting map data from OpenStreetMap instead of Google Maps. The application was updated last week to fix a bug and also to drop Google Maps. Instead of using Google Maps for map data in the app, Wikipedia is moving to OpenStreetMap, an ...

Google Maps gets updated, gets NFC support

The Google Maps app has been updated today. If you take a look at the “what's new” tab, you will see that the update reduced app storage size with downloads for different screen resolutions; but that's not all. Also tucked away in this update is NFC support, presumably for the upcoming Beam feature that is ...

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