Link: http://android-developers.blogspot.fr/2012/12/new-google-maps-android-api-now-part-of.html

We suffered in silence for lots of time, but Google at last heard our cries.  MapFragment  is here to stay!

The new upgrade to the api features also  PhotoSphere integration . but hey, that’s like the cherry on top of the cherry of a sundae.

Ah, man, I feel relieved now. I’ve got something to do to BikeShare! in the following days… remove the hacky part and  do it right. At last.