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As our friendly neighborhood search giant extends its tentacles, drawing together more and more useful functionality, you may well wonder if you can manage without Google. Would a lack of support for Google services be enough to turn you off a mobile platform?

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Google sure did announce a lot of new things yesterday, but it was slightly interesting to see the entire audience at the I/O Keynote yesterday enthusiastically cheering for one of the few things that... weren’t entirely surprising: an update to Google Earth (now at version 7.0) that brings 3D mapping capabilities, as well as an update to Google Maps that brings the ability to download maps for offline...

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Google held a special Google Maps event today to reveal “the next dimension of maps”, and just as expected, it unveiled an advanced Google Maps 3D layer... that’s going to be available in different markets, but also Google Maps offline, a feature many Android users have been asking for.

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Google confirmed today what w...

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Google has just updated their Google Earth App, fixing a very pesky bug that was causing the app to crash during startup on Tegra 2 Devices. NVIDIA uses special instructions for the Tegra chip,... and while they work amazingly well when used properly, sometimes different specialized hardware makes it difficult for generic apps like most of the Google Apps, including Gmail, YouTube and Google Ear...