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1. Cover, Google Maps new UI patent
The US Patent & Trademark Office have recently published a patent application from Google that reveals their intention of upgrading Google Maps with a series of new user interface refinements including a new compass navigation control interface. If you're a fan of Google Maps' Street View feature like I am, then you'll be happy to know that turning corners will be made a lot easier whenever Google gets this upgrade out the door.

For on this, check out our original Patent Bolt report.


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