Google Maps is Updated With Google Contacts Search, Categories for Local Places

Posted March 5, 2013 at 4:24pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5960 views

Google has released Google Maps 1.1 for iPhone which brings the ability to search your Google Contacts and search for local places by selecting popular categories.

Navigate your world with Google Maps, now available for iPhone. Get comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps with built-in Google local search, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, public transit directions, Street View and more. Use Google Maps to discover great places to eat, drink, shop and play, with ratings and reviews from people you trust. Sign in to save your favorite places and quickly access all your past searches and directions from your computer, right on your phone.

What's New In This Version:
* Search your Google Contacts; sign in to have your saved addresses show up when you search for friends and family by name.
* Quickly search for local places by selecting popular categories such as restaurants, bars, cafes, gas stations, etc.
* Choose between Kilometers or Miles for your preferred distance units.
* Note that some features may not be available in all countries.

You can download Google Maps from the App Store for free.

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Jimmy - March 5, 2013 at 5:56pm
Still no night mode.
Desu - March 5, 2013 at 4:40pm
is it possible to access street view in random places? i mean, beside the commercial places that are found by searches. As long the street view pictures are available, of course.
iPad guy - March 5, 2013 at 9:33pm
Yeah same as the old Google maps app that was built into the iOS. Just put your finger down anywhere on the map preferably in satellite or normal mode on top of someone's house or building and you'll get that address location and if available Street view of that area! I'm sure you probably already figured this out but I read your comment tried it & works fine like be 4
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