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Will Google Maps work on NT?

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Default Will Google Maps work on NT?

I ask because in Android Market it shows as not compatible with the NT. I am rooted.
 
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You can side load the apk, or modify the build prop as described over in the google apps thread.
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I have both Google Maps and Google Earth running by copying the files from my Droid and side loading. The NT is not even rooted yet, and both work fine.
 
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Wow. You didn't have to change the display dpi to do it?
 
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Wow. You didn't have to change the display dpi to do it?
As far as I know, the DPI trick was needed only to allow the Google Market to display additional applications which were deemed incompatible with the NT's default DPI setting. Since these people side-loaded, that wasn't an issue.

Visit This thread to see a list of side-loaded apps, including the Google Services Framework which is necessary to run these apps.

Experts - please feel free to correct me. I'm only summarizing information I've read.

Edit/clarification - To side-load these apps you don't need to even use the Google Market. Just click on the links in the thread I provided to download the APK and install as you please.
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