Google Maps Now Available For iPad, Download Now


Last week, Google updated its Maps app for Android. The new version saw the elimination of Latitude, a feature that let you share your location with friends and family; the addition of Google Offers; the integration of Explore, a feature that shows “places to eat, drink, shop, play and sleep” just by tapping the search […]

Google To Release A Big Update To Google Maps For Both iOS And Android [Video]


Google has announced on its LatLong blog today that it will be rolling out a big update for its iOS and Android Google Maps apps and also finally releasing a standalone app for the iPad and Android tablets. This update is said to bring about a new mapping experience that makes exploring the world and […]

How To: Enable Native Google Maps On The iPad


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 […]

Google Maps, Chrome And iBooks Get Updated With New Features


Google has released updates for two of its iOS apps, Google Maps and Chrome. Apple has also released an update for the iBooks app, making it available in Japan. This is the first update for Google Maps since its release on iOS and it adds some small new features. Chrome for iOS gets the ability […]

Topography For Google Maps Unlocks Hidden View [Cydia Tweak]


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 […]

Google Maps For iOS Hit Over 10 Million Downloads In Less Than 48 Hours After Release


The Maps scene on iOS 6 has finally improved, thanks to the newly released Google Maps for iOS. The search engine company had promised that they would bring an official Google Maps app to iOS after Apple decided to ditch Google’s mapping service in iOS 6. Apple payed the price for doing so and had […]

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


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 […]

Google Is Now Accepting Registrations For The iOS Google Maps SDK


Lest you fear that Google has abandoned the iOS platform due to their ongoing rivalry with Apple, they’ve made some serious efforts to assure you otherwise this week. Earlier in the week, they released a fantastic Google Maps app for iOS with next to no forewarning; not only is Google’s excellent map data back on […]

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


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


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 […]