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    News - Google Maps for Android boosts local features

    Revamped Google Maps for Android includes better localised search, threatening other apps like Yelp.
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    Re: News - Google Maps for Android boosts local features

    Yep, got my upgrade (Sony X10/Three network) this morning. Don't use it much myself (because I couldn't get turn-by-turn navigation working) but it does appear to be noticeably faster than the previous version.

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    Re: News - Google Maps for Android boosts local features

    Looking forward to the update when I get home.

    I tried Googles turn by turn the other day for the first time. I'm impressed! So much so that I think my better half will get the JVC satnav in her car when I swap her stereo out.

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    Re: News - Google Maps for Android boosts local features

    I've updated mine last night and there is a few issues with the nearby places application it also includes.

    I checked it this morning for local ATM machines and it did not list any of the banks in Walkden at all, but gave a list of cash points in Manchester town centre, Rusholme and even Bolton. I expect that it is still WIP and ongoing, so it will be awesome once it's all fully populated with everything

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