Google Maps rides to iOS users’ rescue (week in review)
Apple’s Aussie adventure led to this disclaimer.
(Credit: Victoria Police)
Google Maps returned to the iOS platform this week, but that was not enough to rescue Apple’s map app rep.
Banished from Apple’s iOS earlier this fall, Google Maps returned to the mobile platform in the form of a standalone app. The official Google Maps app returned to Apple’s App store Thursday evening with turn-by-turn navigation, as well as public transit directions, integrated Street View, and a 3D-like Google Earth view. Google Maps didn’t take long to capture the top spot among free iPhone apps.
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