Google Maps for Android Update Arrives

Google [GOOG] has updated Google Maps for Android to bring a few new features to the service.

The new version is Maps 4.6 that brings a new design to the Place page reviews as well as Google Latitude real-time updating and more options to filter search results.

The Place page reviews section is now more organised. With Google adding filtering you can not only search by distance and ratings of those said Places, but you can now look at related searches, neighborhood details as well as use the Open Now button.

The changes in Latitude allow you to select a person you are tracking with and select a real time update so that you meet up with them if needed. To access Latitude real time updates, users much be running the latest version of Maps on Android 2.2 or above.

The other features work on Android 1.6 and above. You can grab the update now by visiting the Android Market.

Via: Google and Geeky Gadgets

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