Places has been added to Google Maps.  Places allow you to locate restaurants, coffee,  ATM, Gas Stations, and many other thing near you.  It is not like you could not do this today with the generic search, but this does make Google Maps more like the traditional mapping software users are familiar with.  This release also includes bug fixes.  The updater a has not updated for 4.4 so use the link below if you want to update

Download Google Maps for BlackBerry