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  1. jmims

    jmims Well-Known Member
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    ... is in the market. Just saw it and installed.
     

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  2. Viralmind

    Viralmind Well-Known Member
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    Yeah I saw that too. I love auto update notifications
     
  3. messenger13

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    Excellent! This app just keeps getting better and better.
     
  4. jaydotelloh

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    maps keeps force closing every time on my rooted droid...

    any one else?
     
  5. othgar

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    It keeps force closing on my Droid but it is not rooted.
     
  6. dmodert66

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    No maps forcecloses here so far. I'm on BB ESE53 0.6 with Helix Launcher. For those who haven't noticed, there is a new live wallpaper after you update to 4.1. It is a "maps" live wallpaper that shows your current location and follows you...

    **EDIT** I should thank radikal from the LWP thread in the Droid section...Didn't notice the wallpaper before I saw him post it...
     
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  7. JediJesus

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    I did not know that. Thanks!

    I'm running DroidMod with Helix and Maps is working fine. And there is a Latitude widget.
     
  8. Gulfstream

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    Working fine on DM 1.0, the included live wallpaper is pretty cool.
     
  9. bluenova

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    Damn you 2.1 people, stop making me jealous :p
     
  10. gizbug

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    No reason to be jealous, just ROOT your phone like the 85% others on here.
     
  11. bluenova

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    It is rooted, but with a 1.5 ROM ;). I'd rather wait for Paul to make a custom ROM from an official 2.1 build than use the leaked one. So I'll have to be jealous a little longer :D
     
  12. oceanlight

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    after launching maps, if i try to use it immediately, it force closes. if i wait a minute and let it do whatever it's doing, it seems to work fine.

    stock droid.
     
  13. jmims

    jmims Well-Known Member
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    Running stock also, but no issues here. Guess I'm lucky...
     
  14. aviedo

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  15. shawn1224

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    Yea I saw that, I also noticed a new latitude widget but haven't tried it yet.

    Edit - sorry I didn't see it was already commented on.
     
  16. messenger13

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    Strange thing just happened...
    I got an update notification from the Market, and Google Maps was one of them. The version is 4.1.0. But I already had 4.1 installed. :thinking:
     
  17. Esquire1

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    @messenger13, same. Maybe it's an update but for things we wouldn't normally notice. Bugs or such. Who knows, though. I haven't noticed any difference.
     
  18. mi_canuck

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    it's pretty awesome... the buzz integration is pretty good... on its own, buzz sucks somewhat, but when integrated in maps, it's pretty cool (amazing to already see a bunch of buzzes locally - don't know if they're all Nexus, but many seem mobile based...) ... overall, loving how quickly google is sending out updates... it's the way it should be...
     
  19. mi_canuck

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    yeah - weird, me too... installed 4.1 yesterday, but had an "update available" notice this morning... so re-updated...
     
  20. nkflyers2005

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    Has anyone else had any issues since the new updates with navigation? When I search for something in google maps and the new profile page comes up, I hit the button for navigation. I get taken back to the map view, but navigation doesn't start.
     

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