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Google's known for its weird and wonderful April Fools' jokes, but this year's edition might be the best we've seen. Because it's already April 1st in Australia and Japan, Google has introduced its "latest" build of Google Maps, laying down a "Pokémon Challenge" that requires you, a budding...

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Google wants to make sure that dance card of yours stays full. Rather than just showing you the best way to get to a new hot spot in town, today's Maps update for Android tells you what events are coming up there as well. Information is displayed below the venue's address, and may include a list o...

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Google has rolled out a minor, yet noteworthy update to its Google Maps app for iOS, which sprinkles a little Google Now functionality into the mix. Now, authenticated users can use Google Maps to check on the status of their flight, hotel and restaurant reservations. To do so, users simply need to...

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Despite a launch that was misdirecting drivers, moving Australian towns and otherwise making people quite unhappy, the Apple Maps app appears to be not only getting over its initial issues, but also gaining a tremendous amount of market share -- at the expense of Google Maps. 9to5Mac's Ben Lovejo...

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Google has updated Google Maps for iOS, adopting iOS 7 design elements and some additional features. While the app has been iOS 7-compatible since the new OS became available, it still featured older iOS 6 elements, most noticeably in the iOS 6-style keyboard. Version 2.4.3 features the new translu...

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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires ...

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Back in June, Google acquired the social-navigation app Waze. Now, about nine weeks later, Google has already begun integrating some of Waze's functionality into Google Maps for both iOS and Android. In a blog entry posted earlier today, Google's Maps team relayed that users of Google's mobile Maps...

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I mean, we knew this was coming sooner or later. Still, it's nice to see a major teamup come out of that Google / Waze marriage that happened back in June (who doesn't love a summer wedding?). Google Maps mobile users in the US, UK and a slew of other countries are getting Waze-submitted real time...

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Google yesterday announced that it has switched on "relevant ads" in Google Maps for iOS and Android. In a blog posting announcing the ads, Google said: Relevant ads on the Google Maps app can now appear at the bottom of the screen after a user performs a search. They include a title, ad text an...

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Users aren't the only ones to benefit from the latest release of Google Maps for iOS. Today Google released the 1.4 version of its ​Google Maps SDK for iOS. The update allows developers to take advantage of several new features of Google Maps, including adding indoor floor plan maps or integratin...

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As anticipated, Google today rolled out version 2.0 of Google Maps for iOS. The update is available now for download on the App Store and includes a number of compelling features that make it well worth checking out. First, the update brings with it enhanced navigation features, including live tr...

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