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Google Maps 7.0 hits Play Store

The updated Google Maps has finally appeared on the Play Store. Featuring the new stripped down UI first featured on the iPhone, it’s quite a change from the previous Android versions which were fairly Chrome heavy. There are also a number of other changes.  UI The new UI …

Goodbye Google Latitude

Alongside today’s Google Maps for Android news, the company has confirmed that Latitude, its location-sharing service, will be closing from Aug. 9. The shutdown affects Latitude in its entirety — on the web, Android, iOs, through badges and the Latitude API. Closure affects Latitude on Android, iOS, the …

Google Maps for Android updated

If you’ve got an Android handset then you may have noticed a new version of Google Maps today. Inside there’s bug fixes and battery improvements. The battery performance change should be particularly noticeable if you’re a Latitude user and, if you’ve not upgraded already, you can click the …

Google Maps 5.1, now with Check ins for Latitude

Google have just updated Google Maps for Android to version 5.1. The major updates all centre around Latitude, it’s location based service. Taking a leaf out of foursquare’s book, you can now check in to various locations to let your friends know exactly where you are. Google have …