Google Maps update brings new features and is now iPad-compatible

Google Maps version 2.0 rolled out Wednesday morning, almost a week after the updated Android debut. The update finally brings G. Maps to the big(ger) screen, plus a plethora of welcome features. Here are some you should keep an eye out for. (Credit: Screenshot by Tuong Nguyen/CNET) 1. Explore It seems like the big G is butting heads with rivals,...

giveaway / July 18, 2013 / Software / 47 Comments

How to access My Maps on Android after Google Maps update

The new Google Maps for Android. (Credit: Screenshot by Nicole Cozma/CNET) Related stories Five tips for the new Google Maps on Android New Google Maps for Android moves in on Yelp, Foursquare Google Latitude to be retired on August 9 Just two days ago, Google started rolling out a new version of Maps. While the app is still making its...

giveaway / July 12, 2013 / Software / 97 Comments

Getting to know Google Maps on iOS

(Credit: Jason CIpriani/CNET) Google Maps is back on iOS, but this time as a standalone app. You’ll find it doesn’t look like it did on iOS 5, due to Google having complete freedom with the user interface and design. As such, using Google Maps on iOS is going to feel a bit familiar, yet like a completely new experience. To...

giveaway / December 16, 2012 / Software / 4 Comments

Apple unlikely to approve Google Maps app for iOS, report says

Google Maps in the browser in iOS. (Credit: Screenshot by Matt Elliot/CNET) Google Maps might not gain admission to Apple’s App Store, a new report claims. Although Google is hard at work developing a Maps app that will be available in Apple’s App Store, Guardian is reporting today, citing sources, that it might never find its way to that marketplace....

giveaway / November 6, 2012 / Software / 72 Comments