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PreCentral: Change views/layers in Google Maps (homebrew)

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Google Maps viewsAlthough webOS has officially abandoned Google Maps in favor of Bing maps, the homebrew developer Jan Herman (72ka) has been actively working on a homebrew Google Maps app that not only surpasses the official Bing Maps app in many ways, but also the old Google Maps app that we used to have. One feature of the app is the ability to select different views or layers of information that are visible on the map. If you tap the Google Maps views button button on the top of the screen, you get a pop-up to choose between a Roadmap, Satellite, Hybrid or Terrain view, just as you would on the Google Maps desktop app.

But that is not all, as you can tap the "More..."option to show some additional options for layers to go on top of the map, including:

  • Night - Switch to a "dark" these for the maps that is better when viewing at night
  • Traffic - Overlays a red, yellow or green identifier over the road to indicate current traffic conditions
  • Transit - Show subway or transit options
  • Bike - Highlight any bike paths on the map in favor roads
  • Weather - Show weather icons and temperature indicators throughout the map (currently only shown in Celsius)
  • Clouds - Overlay current cloud cover over the map, but only available when zoomed out to show a large area of the screen

With the different map views, you can only choose one view type to show at any given time. However, you are able to toggle one or more different layers within the app at the same time. A check mark will appear if the layer is selected, and just tap on it again to deselect it

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is available in the webOS Nation homebrew feed in Preware and is compatible with all webOS devices running webOS 1.4.5 or higher

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