How To: Enable Native Google Maps On The iPad

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When Google released the official Google Maps app for iOS it lacked iPad support. If you were someone who was looking forward to using Google Maps on the iPad then this was likely extremely disappointing. Although there is indeed workarounds for Jailbroken devices that includes using tweaks like RetinaPad or FullForce there is now a […]

Topography For Google Maps Unlocks Hidden View [Cydia Tweak]

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Google’s had a terrain view for its maps app since 2007, but it’s never been available on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch until now. Ryan Petrich, a well-known iPhone homebrew developer recently released a Cydia tweak that unlocks the terrain view in the new Google maps app. The tweak: Topography for Google Maps unlocks a […]

Here’s How To Use Siri To Get Directions From Google Maps

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So you’ve got the new Google Maps for iOS, which is about 100 times better than Apple Maps, and you want to use it with Siri. The problem is, Siri only provides directions using Apple’s Maps app. There is however, a small trick that can be used to get directions from Google Maps. No jailbreak […]

MapsOpener Sets The New Google Maps App As Default On iOS 5 and iOS 6 [Cydia Tweak]

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Google released an updated version of their Google Maps application on Wednesday night, which is in many ways an improvement over the original Google Maps app that came bundled in iOS 5 and the app in iOS 6 that Tim Cook publicly apologized for. But here’s the familiar problem: on a standard iPhone, iPad, or […]

Want Google Maps On The iPad? FullForce Gives The iPhone App Almost Perfect Support For The Big Screen

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Unfortunately for iPad users, not every iPhone app is developed alongside a big screen counterpart. If you’re using Apple’s tablets without a jailbreak, you have to get used to the pseudo-iPhone interface, which is clumsy in 2X mode. One recent iPhone-only app is the newly released App Store version of Google Maps, which is a […]

How To: Stop Google Maps For iOS From Tracking Your Location

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Google finally released the long-awaited Google Maps application into the Apple App Store last night and it has already climbed to the number one spot in the App Store. There is nearly 12,000 reviews for Google Maps and almost all of which are positive. The two biggest criticisms about the latest Google Maps application is […]

How To: Run Google Or Nokia Web Apps In Fullscreen On iOS 6

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Apple’s new Maps app that came with iOS 6 is full of problems. For some it works great, but for some it’s a disaster. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook recently wrote an open letter to customers apologizing for all the frustration and inconvenience it has caused. It was even suggested that customers use alternatives such as […]

Ryan Petrich Successfully Ports Previous Version Of Google-Powered Maps App To iOS 6, Kind Of [VIDEO]

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Jailbreak developer Ryan Petrich has successfully managed to port a working version of the old Google-powered Maps app to iOS 6. It’s not 100 percent working yet, so you won’t be able to get the older Maps app anytime soon. However, it will definitely be a better solution to the current problem that the new […]

How To: Get Google Maps Back On Your iOS 6 Device’s Home Screen

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As anyone who’s upgraded to iOS 6 knows, Google Maps has been replaced with Apple’s own mapping system, and to be frank, it’s bloody terrible. We’ve reported on it’s numerous shortcomings, which include all sorts of things that make it largely useless for day-to-day navigation. It’s a huge step backwards from the Google Maps app that […]