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Google Maps is a web mapping service and an Android app.

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How do I get 3D maps to work

I have Andorid maps 5.0.0 running on a Nexus S but I can't seem to get 3D maps. I have tried London and New York. Not sure if I am doing something stupoid or what.
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Where can I download Google Maps 5.0?

Google Maps 5.0 looks like a great upgrade, with offline maps and 3D. However, I can't find it in the market. The direct download link on Google does't work as well. Do you know where I can download ...
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Is is possible to send MyTrack map uploads to rather than

I do most of my googling in Is there a way to send MyTrack map uploads to mymaps rather than mymaps?
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Is there a way to create location shortcuts for navigation

I often have to navigate to the same places with the google maps navigation. I use speech to enter the address. Is there a way to create shortcuts, which i can chose on the touchscreen to navigate to ...
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Why does google maps need WiFi?

Sometimes google maps gives a notification that goes something like: "for increased accuracy please turn on the Wifi" I can understand if it said "For faster loading of map layers....", but how can ...
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How to Edit Track in Google "My Tracks"?

I frequently for get to turn off Google My Tracks recording. When forget this after biking or hiking, it leaves a big trail on my track from where I got into my car and drove home. Is there an easy ...
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Modify search in Google Maps

Is it possible to edit a search that I have made previously when using Google Maps on Android? The situation I have sometimes is that I make a search in Google Maps but it doesn't quite give me the ...
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Google Map alternatives with offline navigation support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: alternatives to Google Maps Hi All, Does google map application provides voice guided navigation ? Does it supports offline navigation ? Any app which supports offline/hybrid ...
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How can I share directions/route from Google Maps App?

In the web based version of Google Maps it is possible to create a link to a set of directions between two places and send it to a friend in an email or instant message. For example I can send someone ...
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How can I increase the size of the Google Maps cache?

Currently the size of the Google Maps cache on Android is very small in comparison to the IPhone Maps application. A bigger cache would improve the maps application significantly by helping the maps ...
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Is there a way to display Interstate Rest Areas on Google Maps Navigation?

I've had several instances where this information would have been useful when navigating w/ Moto Droid, but I haven't been able to figure out a way to get to interstate (USA) rest areas in Google Maps ...
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How do I set Google Latitude to auto-update with location regularly?

When I use Google Maps it sets my Google Latitude location, but once I turn Maps off it stops. I'd like it to update with my location on a regular basis. I don't want to drain the battery by always ...
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How can I get Google Navigation (navigation in Maps) on Android to navigate walking directions?

I know how to get walking/public transportation/biking directions, but driving directions are the only ones I can navigate (tracks the location, shows turns coming up, compensates for wrong turns, etc....
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How do I use voice input in Google Maps on a HTC Desire?

I have an HTC Desire phone running Android and I use the Google Maps application. I can search for locations using text entry but I would like to be able to use the voice entry feature which was added ...
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