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Even on an Apple device, it's seamless to hop from one Google app to another without ever returning to a menu screen. Now, Google is starting third-party app integration, first with Google Venture-backed car service Uber. Maps will display transit, walk, drive, and Uber times in directions mode, allowing you to head to the Uber app with one tap.

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