WhatsWeb

whats known and unknown

Google Maps For Android Gets A New UI, Drops Latitude And Offline Maps; iPad App Coming Soon

on July 14, 2013

Originally posted on TechCrunch:

Remember that new version of Google Maps for Android that Google previewed back at I/O in May? It’s here! The new app began rolling out to Android devices this morning, bringing with it a new interface (including one built just for tablets) and a handful of new features. The iOS build, meanwhile, should be updated in just a few days — and it’ll bring proper Google Maps support back to the iPad, to boot.

Alas, the interface revamp means a few old features had to get the chop.

Google says the update should be “gradually rolling out to Android 4.0.3+ users over the next few weeks”.

Here’s the old and new interface, side-by-side (though the differences are much more apparent in the video below):

interfaces

If you’ve been running the Maps app that Google released for iOS back in December (three months after Apple ditched Google Maps in favor of their…

View original 496 more words

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 592 other followers

%d bloggers like this: