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Google Maps Adds New Search Features

Google Maps has received an update. Version 1.1 includes a number of new features for iPhone users. These include:
  • 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.
Google cautions that these new features won't be immediately available in all locations. The free app is available in the App Store. See also: Google Maps SDK For iOS Updated With More Features, Now Open To All Developers, and A Google Executive Trusts Apple With Our Data, Just Not With Our Lives.
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