Previously, Google announced the coming of a better version of Google Maps. By this, they probably meant a better version of Google Earth. Sure enough it was, as can be discerned from the video below:
Google also announced that Google Maps will now be available to be downloaded for offline use, allowing users to make use of map data even in the absence of data connectivity. But what would be really cool is if the 3-D version of Google Maps would also become available in the future for mobile devices. That would really be cool!