Pocket-Lint: Google Maps 5.7 hands-on

Pocket-Lint: Google has just updated its Google Maps app for Android and with it brought two new features for those who like to get lost a lot.

The main new feature to version 5.7 is Transit Navigation. It promises to add in transit advice (trains and buses) to your city so instead of telling you to walk 3 miles down the road, it can now suggest you just hope on the number 14 instead.

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Google Maps 5.7 for Android introduces Transit Navigation (Beta) and more

Google Blog - Today we’re releasing Google Maps 5.7 for Android. From Bangkok to Baltimore, we’ve added Transit Navigation (Beta), updated access to directions, better suggested search results and a photo viewer to Place pages—all of which can help you whether you’re traveling to an unfamiliar part of town or visiting a city across the world.

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