Since the iOS6 update iPhone and iPad users everywhere have complained about the built in maps app that comes with the upgrade. Apple user complaints range from building and bridge graphics to the App putting your life endanger due to bad directions. Some folks have actually held back from upgrading to iOS6 (which has tons of awesome features) just because of the removal of Google Maps. Well fear no more Apple has just approved the Google maps app.
Google Maps Features:
- Accuracy of Google Maps
- Voice Guided Turn by Turn Navigation
- Shows more map on screen and turns mobile mapping into one intuitive experience.
- It’s a sharper looking, map that loads quickly and provides smooth tilting and rotating of 2D and 3D views.
- The search box at the top search includes vital information for restaurants etc. An expandable info sheet at the bottom shows the address, opening hours, ratings and reviews, images, directions and other information.
- Sign in with your Google account to keep track of your history
Google explained on their blog about their maps App,
Preview where you want to go with Street View and see inside places with Business Photos to decide on a table or see if it’s better at the bar. To get you there, you’ve got voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation, live traffic conditions to avoid the jams and if you want to use public transportation, find information for more than one million public transit stops.”
Will Apple’s Maps be able to recover or will Google maps be the sought after Maps app for iOS?