Google Maps for Android Adds 'Updated reviews, Search filters, and Latitude Real-time updating'

Google launched Google Maps 4.6, here's a quick rundown of the features:Place page reviews. Now, you'll see that Place pages on Android Maps share same new design for displaying reviews as used by Place pages on desktop. You can see:"Reviews from around the web" for highlighting sites that've high-quality reviews about place."Reviews from Google users" […]

Google launched Google Maps 4.6, here's a quick rundown of the features:

  • Place page reviews. Now, you'll see that Place pages on Android Maps share same new design for displaying reviews as used by Place pages on desktop. You can see:
    • "Reviews from around the web" for highlighting sites that've high-quality reviews about place.
    • "Reviews from Google users" for reviews posted directly to Google Maps by other users
  • Filter search results. In addition to distance and ratings, you can also filter results for some searches by: Open now, Neighborhood, and Related searches.

  • Google Latitude real-time updating. You can choose "Real-time updating" option from an individual Latitude friend's profile page to help meet up with them by temporarily seeing faster location updates (friends must've Maps 4.6 and Android 2.2+).

Get Google Maps 4.6 for Android 1.6 and above everywhere Maps is already available. Just search for Google Maps in Android Market (or tap here from your phone).

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