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Google Maps for mobile anounce Navigation Beta for Android 2.0

28 October, 2009 | Read the news | Post your comment
Google Maps for mobile anounce Navigation Beta for Android 2.0 - read the full textGoogle Maps has always been one of the most popular ways to get directions, but the lack of voice-guided navigation to help you on-the-go. Luckily, today it took this next step in its natural evolution with the announcement of Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 devices. Google maps...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2009-10-29 13:42 from 4BbB - click to readdoes it work in samsung i900-omnia

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  • 2009-11-12 06:36
  • NHUD

WHy is the phone pic navigating to Įrmadillo Willy's'?

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  • 2009-10-30 14:45
  • mJrt

Google is working on the iPhone version, can't wait to have it! GR8 job google!

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  • 2009-10-29 13:42
  • 4BbB

well atleast we have a choice with this OS. unlike in IPHONE your stuck with it and consumer dont like that. thats why we buy an expensive smartphone to be able to enhance it customize it by our own likes. IPHONE doesn't do that so i am very happy with android 2.0 hope windows mobile 6.5 would do great also even do its still clunky.

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  • 2009-10-29 13:17
  • w0PJ

what happens when your in an area with no reception, and need to use the maps? i wish we could just get the maps onto our phones permanently.

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  • 2009-10-29 11:00
  • P%L0

> In reply to 5 @ 2009-10-29 07:07 from w0PJ - click to readThe reason why this is free is because Google records the data where you go, and then sell the information about you.

You "pay" with your private integrity.

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  • 2009-10-29 10:29
  • nbuy

> In reply to gtr32 @ 2009-10-29 02:42 from ii1K - click to readYeah, Motorola is hitting back with the Verizon Droid, another nail in Nokia's coffin.

Go, go, go Moto!

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  • 2009-10-29 09:08
  • P%nm

> In reply to 5 @ 2009-10-29 07:07 from w0PJ - click to readGoogle is looking into bringing this to the iPhone too, you know.

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  • 2009-10-29 09:06
  • P%nm

Wow this great first i want to buy a windows mobile 6.5 or 7 now i am amaze with this android 2.0 im getting excited with this one. android will rule the world! iphone sucks by the way.

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  • 2009-10-29 07:07
  • w0PJ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2009-10-28 18:53 from q{t7 - click to readyeah 'free' after you've bought the device ($) and then pay your carrier ball-tearing fees, turn by turn, for the access to your position ($)

the guy's right a sat nav's the way to go...

And yea Google is indeed a watchful, recording, vouyeristic and deviant organisation laying ownership over you and your world one upgrade at a time

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  • 2009-10-29 05:00
  • ijDg

This is the best news all year. holly cow do you know what this means Android phones are now king and going to kill iphone and wm7 phones oh my god. OMG. i can't believe this I am so going to get a new Android phone now.

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  • 2009-10-29 02:42
  • ii1K

dude this is sweet

but constant internet...

hope it comes on other platforms

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  • 2009-10-29 01:59
  • UijP

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2009-10-28 21:16 from P%nm - click to readThey would take over the world. Info gathering devices? GOOGLE IS EVIL!

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  • 2009-10-28 23:58
  • tWih

motorola???

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  • 2009-10-28 22:16
  • pHf@

Nothing from Google is "free" it's all supported by ads and when you use an android device you have to store your personal information on their servers.

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  • 2009-10-28 21:16
  • P%nm

It can get location via internet. It uses cell towers to track your position. This is not new, Nokia phenes uses this to get faster GPS lock.

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  • 2009-10-28 21:06
  • k1Um

GPS is what the phone will use to find its position, any navigation software needs GPS to find a location, you cant use the internet to find your current location, so if your phone doesnt have GPS built in, or if you dont have an external (bluetooth) GPS reciever, your phone wont be able to find its location. This software wont be bundled with a phone that wont have GPS in it anyway, it would be a pointless bit of software to have without it.

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  • 2009-10-28 19:27
  • mrZD

i like to use GPS,cause its internet conection independent ,this google maps need internet for run, right ??

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  • 2009-10-28 19:04
  • ps4B

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2009-10-28 18:53 from mrID - click to readYes it is. if you have google map with net connection no need to gps. it works by internet. cool..

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  • 2009-10-28 19:03
  • kAyw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2009-10-28 18:53 from mrID - click to readyes you will need either a built in GPS reciever, or an external blue tooth GPS reciever, GPS is free anyway, its the data usage itself that costs when downloading the new sections of the map

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  • 2009-10-28 19:03
  • mrZD

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