Yesterday Google released an update to the Google Maps for Android app to make it more useful. Perhaps the biggest change involves syncing between mobile devices and the desktop browser version of Google Maps. When signed in to Google Maps with web history enabled, you will get search and directions history synced to your mobile device.
Apple is launching iOS 6 today and one of the changes that will likely spark a lot of discussion is the new Maps app that does away with Google Maps and replaces it with Apple’s own (and by most accounts inferior) mapping solution. Google, of course, isn’t sitting still, and as the New York Times reports, Google Maps for Android is set to get an update later today.
Although the new Google Maps update has been nothing short of a Godsend, many some of you have complained about not being able to make your maps offline… despite Google actually leaving an indirect method to save maps and stuff.
Winter is almost over, but that isn’t stopping Google from expanding its list of ski runs on Google Maps. Just over a month after its last update, Google today announced that it has added trail maps for another 100 resorts in the U.S. and Canada to Google Maps.
Today’s update includes a number of major resorts, including Oregon’s Mt.
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I have an SGH-i747m stock on Rogers in Canada and I don't see any of the recent updates to Google Maps. I know my area supports them as I can see the 45 degree view when I use the web application but when I use the maps app it's not even available as a layer to select.
I thought maybe I had to update the app but when I go to Maps on Google Play it shows version 6.19.0 updated Sept 19.