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Old 04-30-2006, 07:05 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Soapm
In away I'm kind of dissappointed, I wish it would provide information about the places you search. Like if you look up Vietnam, it would be nice if it told you facts about the place like population, elevation, chief inport/export etc... Even domestically when you visit a city, it would be nice to have some trivia like state bird, flower, what the city is known for etc...

Well when you look up an actual place of business (e.g. a restaurant) there is a new tab in Google Maps Mobile which says details (press the K or 9) key and you get a little blurb about the place and links to reviews, pretty neat little feature especially if you have an 8700 and EDGE. This is a new feature and alone makes upgrading from Google Local Mobile to Google Maps Mobile worth it. YMMV.