Google Maps for iPad is here, with indoor navigation and more

Google Maps for iPad is here, with indoor navigation and more
Google Maps for iOS 2.0 is here, and it brings support for the Apple iPad and the Apple iPad mini. In addition, there are some new features that allow the app to play on a level playing field with the Android version. That means that Google Maps for iOS now includes indoor maps and navigation along with the new "Explore" feature. According to Google, this is "a new way to browse and discover popular local places to eat, drink, shop, play and sleep."

Similar to a third party app like Yelp, "Explore" on Google Maps will now make recommendations based on location data, and presents a 5-star rating system based on Zagat's popular rankings. In addition, users will be able to enter their own ratings and reviews. Check out the slideshow below to see Google Maps for iOS 2.0, which is a free download from the Apple App Store.


source: GoogleMaps via AppleInsider

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8 Comments

1. mishooo111

Posts: 30; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

good guy google spending months to make best available maps app for its competitor thats why i respect google

3. asulect

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

as for the other competitors like WP or BB10, any day now....

4. illusionmist

Posts: 157; Member since: Jan 29, 2013

"For its competitor's large user base, which Google services thrive on." FTFY.

2. AsisHaas

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Finally Google! +1 Google

5. Alexa

Posts: 22; Member since: Oct 24, 2008

Good google...very fair and kind

6. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1126; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Looks great on my iPad's retina display, simply stunning app by Google :)

7. Kayle

Posts: 40; Member since: Jun 26, 2013

What happened to iMaps? LOL

8. puckhead

Posts: 81; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

okay this is out for iPad and both my android phone and nexus tablet don't have it. WTF google?

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