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by George Heymann

Three signature Google apps: Google+, Google Maps and Google Goggles updated today.

Three of Googles signature apps were updated today. The updates include some enhancements several new features, as well as the requisite bug fixes. A recap of each applications change log is included below:

Google Maps What’s New:

What’s in this version:

  1. 6.0.1

  2. Bug fixes for certain newer devices

  3. 6.0.0

  4. Indoor maps (beta) are now available for select airports, shopping malls, and more. Learn more at g.co/indoormaps

  5. Menu added to the top toolbar for easy switching between common features.

  6. Updated home screen for Places, now with popular searches based on your location.

  7. Option to disable automatic screen dimming for Navigation.

Google+ What’s New:

What’s in this version:

  1. Search

  2. +1 photos

  3. +1 comments

  4. High resolution photo upload support

  5. See if someone’s online and currently typing in Messenger conversations

  6. Start Messenger conversations by just entering a phone number

  7. Links to posts or profiles can now open inside of the app

  8. Instant Upload supports videos again

  9. Several stability improvements and bug fixes

Google Goggles What’s New:

What’s in this version:

  1. New in Goggles 1.7

  2. Continuous Mode allows you to use Goggles without pressing the shutter button

  3. Goggles can recognize text in a document and return a link to its online version. Try it on your favorite newspaper!

  4. You can help Goggles recognize more objects. Tap on ‘Do you have a better suggestion’ in the Goggles results page.

  5. Google Goggles will now show user submitted results in the search results page.

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One Response

  1. Plusones James says:

    This is exactly the information I was looking for. Thanks a lot for posting!

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