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> Custom Overlays. You can display the locations of businesses, landmarks and other points of interest with your own customized markers and pins.

Does this mean there finally is some kind of map app on Android when user can place one's own marks, paths and places? One of the feature I miss in Google Maps for Android is being able to put my own data on the map (like, for example, marking places I plan to visit when going for a trip) and having it available off-line.

Don't limit yourself to Google. Try OpenStreetMap apps. For example OruxMaps or OsmAnd. You can easily load routes and data into those. The underlying data is free and open and you can contribute easily (and have the changes live in minutes). OsmAnd has incredibly easy ways to select POIs to highlight.

Thanks, I'll definitely look into it! Does any of those support off-line map catching? (it's hell of an important feature for me; quite recently GPS + offline maps saved my butt when I got stranded in the middle of a highway while returning from Prague via hitchhiking).

Yes, both support vector maps you can easily get.

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