Google has updated Google Maps for Android to version 5.8, which sheds focus on Places. Users can now upload pictures of Places and add new Places that aren’t yet listed. Most interestingly, Maps now gives you the ability to favorite places in the My Places tab. Go ahead and grab it in the Market now.

What’s in this version:

  1. Personalize Place pages by uploading pictures from your visit
  2. Manage your starred and recently visited Places in the ‘My Places’ tab
  3. See descriptive terms for Places in search results and Places pages
  4. Add a new place to Places when checking in
via Phandroid

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