Google Maps for iPhone – iOS6 compatible!

So after the nightmare that is Apple Maps, Google have stepped up to the challenge of saving iOS6 users from terrible Maps experiences, by launching their own Google Maps app for iOS, which runs perfectly on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

The Google Maps app, syncs with your Google account, allowing for seamless maps search history sharing between your desktop and other devices and the app. Offering free live traffic data and voice-guided turn-by-turn directions and best of all, the mobile app supports Streetview, Google Maps definitely shines as the best free mapping app for the iPhone once again. Heres the Official Google Maps for iPhone video:

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To Download the app, go to the app store via your device and search for Google Maps.  Or you can get Google Maps for iOS from the App Store here.

If you’re a developer, Google has also announced that they have concurrently launched the Google Maps SDK for iOS to allow you to integrate Google Maps into your apps, here’s the Google Maps for iPhone SDK Documentation.

DChetty

Dee Chetty is a South Africa- and India-educated web junkie. Focusing on strategy and new developments, Dee finds himself pushing the limits of innovation with his ideas. Dee loves open-source, mobile technologies and location-driven applications. He is an Apple fanboy & a die-hard Audi fan.

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1 Response

  1. Mike Irving says:

    It is worth noting that the official Google Maps app is not native (full screen) on the iPad yet. As an alternative, give my app Many Maps a try, full screen on all iDevices, and giving you Google StreetView, Nokia Here, Bing Maps and OpenTouchMap – iTunes URL: http://is.gd/ManyMaps

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