Google Maps for iOS Receives First Update Since Launch with Google Contacts Integration, Local Business Search
Google today updated its Google Maps for iOS to version 1.1, marking the first update since the company launched its standalone app in mid-December after Apple replaced Google with its own default mapping app in iOS 6.
The new update brings a few enhancements to Google Maps, including integration with Google Contacts addresses and easier searching of local businesses by category.
What’s New in Version 1.1
– 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.