Google demonstrates Google Maps HTML5 on the Palm Pre


In addition to demonstrating a application that can take Gmail offline on mobile devices like Android and iPhone, Vic Gundotra, Vice President of Engineering at Google, also presented an HTML5 version of Google Maps.

Although the changes in Google Maps are not so visible in the Keynote video, the biggest highlight ended up being the Pre model, a new smartphone developed by Palm that will arrive to share space with the iPhone and devices equipped with Android.

“Arguably one of my favorite devices” says Vic Gundotra in the video below: