Google Maps Released for Palm OS
A mobile optimized version of Google Maps has been released today for Palm OS Treo smartphones. It is a free downloadable application which provides directions, local search, moveable/scalable maps, location satellite imagery and live traffic updates while on the go.
Google Maps for Treo offers real-time traffic info for over 30 major US metro areas, detailed directions and maps, integrated local business search, and the same movable maps and satellite views as found on the web version of Google Maps.
"Google Maps for mobile is one of our most popular mobile applications," said Deep Nishar, director of product management for Google, Inc. "We're dedicated to providing user-friendly services that make life on the go easier. It's been a pleasure working with Palm to bring our critically acclaimed local search and mapping application to millions of Treo users."
Google Maps for Treo has been optimized for the Treo 680, 700p, 650 and 600. It is available today free of charge. To download Google Maps for mobile to a Treo smartphone, users simply visit www.google.com/gmm from the Treo web browser.