Google has just issued a notable update to the official iOS app of its Maps service. Introducing several new features, the update gives more reasons for users to continue or switch to using Google Maps instead of Apple’s default navigation app on iOS.
The latest version of Google Maps brings a couple of enhancements to the presentation of information about places and optimizes the app for iOS 10.
Get more info
On a place’s details page, you can scroll down and tap to see further descriptions and find out more about the place. Check out what you can expect from the place, including its features, amenities, crowd, highlights, atmosphere, and more.
Add photos to reviews
Reviews are helpful, but the text they contain can only go so far in providing an overview of a place. As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So go ahead and upload photos to visualize and contextualize your reviews of places.
Google’s optimization for iOS 10 includes new and improved widgets for Nearby Transit and Travel Times, able to expanded for more information. Departure times and ETAs are just a few swipes and taps away.
The latest update to Google Maps for iOS also delivers bug fixes to improve the app’s performance and stability.
Google Maps is available on the App Store for free. It’s compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Apple Watch.
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