Google offers updated version of Maps on Android Market

Google offers updated version of Maps on Android Market
Google is now offering an update to its Maps application through the Android Market. This actually shakes things up a bit because the move takes the carrier out of the picture. Instead of waiting for a networker to finally decide to offer a firmware update (sound like any carriers you know?), a software company can offer an upgraded OS by offering it on a mobile application store if one exists for that model phone.

In the case of Google Maps, the new Android version has voice search, more support for Latitude, subway, bus and train schedules and other mass-transit features for hundreds of cities around the world. The upgrade offers more useful business information with reviews, ratings and store hours quickly available for your use along with a one-click phone call to the place of interest.

source: Google via EngadgetMobile


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