While the majority of the top apps have already incorporated Google's newest design language, there are still very many apps that are in need of some Material Design love. Which apps do you think are most desperately in need of an update?
Google Maps 4.6 Available for Android
Very recently ,at the time of writing, Google announced Google Maps v4.6. Thanks to XDA Member MenoDev for pointing out this recent development. As for the features of the update, we can expect to see:
- Enhanced Review Interface
- Search Filtering based on multiple variables such as location, distance, and ratings.
- Search for businesses/restaurants that are currently open
- Related searches
- Works for Android 1.6+ Devices
This update also features real time updating from Google Latitude using the new integration features. The app is available on the market now, so go update your Google Maps! The discussion thread is located here.
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