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Google Maps Updated: 10 Cool Features

Tour the latest version of Google Maps, now available on the iPad and the iPhone, boasting better navigation and search tools, including Google Earth's bird's-eye view.
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Now you can get a view from above with Google Earth; simply choose the option from the left menu. On the satellite map, prominent locations are featured in large print. Nearby sightseeing options are shown at the bottom of the screen.

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lacuentica@gmail.com
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lacuentica@gmail.com,
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7/20/2013 | 3:28:18 PM
re: Google Maps Updated: 10 Cool Features
I have this update!! I have not my navigator anymore and the google latitude is not there anymore !!!
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7/22/2013 | 5:04:04 PM
re: Google Maps Updated: 10 Cool Features
I am also disappointed that they removed the shortcut to Navigation. I'm withholding judgment on whether navigation (via my Android phone) is improved as I work though things like traffic and alternate routes.
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7/23/2013 | 11:33:27 AM
re: Google Maps Updated: 10 Cool Features
I tried the new version and across the board it is much slower than the old version. So slow that it is unusable.
Cara Latham
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7/25/2013 | 3:34:40 PM
re: Google Maps Updated: 10 Cool Features
In theory, the picture your destination feature looks pretty helpful; at least you can know what you are looking for when you type an address into a location, unlike with traditional GPS. Also, searching for a restaurant by type of cuisine can be helpful when you are in an unfamiliar city and you have food allergies or limitations and are unfamiliar with the options that might be nearby.
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