The new version makes it easier to find nearby businesses. In addition, Google has brought its Labs section to Google Maps for Android. In it you'll find options to:
- Add a scale bar on the map.
- Show a terrain layer.
- Search for popular categories.
- Turn the "My Location" dot into a compass arrow.
- Add satellite, traffic, latitude and transit layers.
The new version is available in the Android Market for phones running Android 1.6 and up. [Google Lat-Long]