Wednesday, December 19 2012
The Google Maps app is once again on the iPhone.
In September, after a five year relationship, Apple ditched Google Maps in favor of its own mapping service--Apple Maps. Consumers denounced the less-than-spectacular functionality of Apple Maps compared to Google Maps.
In the final stretch of 2012, Apple has re-introduced Google Maps as an alternative to its own Apple Maps. Google Maps app for iPhone, the first maps application that the search giant has made for the iPhone, is now available for download on the iTunes App Store. The company had previously provided the backend data for the iPhone app, but Apple had designed and controlled the actual software, which was preloaded onto its devices.
To learn more about how to use Google Maps on the iPhone, check out this video.