The "Next Dimension" of Google Maps

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  1. cereal killer

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    With all the rumor of Apple supposedly throwing Google Maps overboard in favor of it's own mapping acquisitions, Google Inc is poised to launch something exciting and new in Google Maps June 6 at 9:30AM. Some are speculating that it could be "3D views" and that sounds like a pretty sound theory seeing that Maps is currently operating in the 2D realm. Google is taking a pretty aggressive stance on this one seeing that Apple's WWDC will be happening just under a week later. This will be a good one to watch thats for sure.

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    Skip the breakfast, and have the event start at 9. I'm very interested in this!
     
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    Not sure if its on mobile or not, but now when I zoom in all the way on my pc its an awesome blimp pic the you can rotate.

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    I'll be watching this. I love Google maps. Free live traffic, updated maps. This is why I don't use a standalone gps anymore even thought I sell them at Best Buy every day :D
     
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    I'd love to hear your sales pitch.
     
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    This is going to be good!
     
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    Hurry, buy this device before its completely obsolete!
     
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    I'm pretty convincing when it comes to selling them. Most of the time it's older people who get a GPS but even people with smartphones get them. Mainly so they can use their phone for other things instead of having it tied up as their gps.
     
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    Or people who travel where there is no cell signal.
     
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    Map cacheing... problem solved. Stand alone gps's are absolutely and currently obsolete.
     
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    I use Pandora while running navigation and still take calls all over Bluetooth in my 2012 Outback. Multitasking is what android is all about ;)