Google has released a new version of their Google Maps app for Apple’s iOS platform, this is the first update to the app since the stand alone version of Google Maps was released for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
The latest version of Google Maps for iOS comes with some new features, you can see a full list of the new features included below, and the app will work on iOS devices running iOS 5.1 and above.
What’s New in Version 1.1
* Search your Google Contacts; sign in to have your saved addresses show up when you search for friends and family by name.
* Quickly search for local places by selecting popular categories such as restaurants, bars, cafes, gas stations, etc.
* Choose between Kilometers or Miles for your preferred distance units.
* Note that some features may not be available in all countries.
The new Google Maps for iOS is available as a free download, you can find out more information about the app over at the iTunes App store.