Before Christmas, Google has released native Maps app for the iOS device and has given relief to the users from frustrated built in iOS 6 maps of Apple. In fact Apple’s CEO apologised users for launching such an unpolished product.Google Maps is the production of seven month’s effort to deal with traffic conditions, detours and apartment complexes. And this app paid off all of the hard work done by Google. The new swipe gestures, easy and smooth running and complete user’s experience has make it quite gorgeous.The downside of the Google Maps is there are no offline mode, biking direction and indoor maps. But the top most priority of the map developers was to bestow fantastic app to the users of iOS and right now they have done so fairly.
The Google Maps is UI based and menus are neatly tucked away, pulled in and pulled out with amazing gestures. Apple has taken quite early step in launching iOS 6 app and if they have waited they could have employed new SDK feature for integration.
Here is what you are waiting for- navigation, info sheet and much more:
The new app is built on the OpenGL by employing all the available features of iOS and it’s extremely snappy.
Mr. Graf, the director of Google maps has shared that it is quite interesting half year where they have developed a new app from the scratch to bestow progressive user experience.
The map is UI and without menus. The map is vector based, fast and have search box at the top of interface. Google has bestowed two key features in maps which they are known for- the search and speed. Labels quickly appear and panning around is dam fast. Users can even zoon in and pan down with 3D gestures.
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