Google adds offline viewing, orientation to Maps for Android

Google has updated its Maps for Android application, giving it more GPS navigation features than mobile offerings from Apple and Microsoft.One key new feature in Google Maps 5.0 for Android is that the map moves with the user. Most mobile-phone maps stay oriented to the North, even if a user is moving in another direction.Users of the new Google Maps can hit the compass icon in the top corner of the map and the map will automatically rotate to face the same direction as the user. Words on the maps will also rotate to be readable by the user.
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