TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,000 Reviews & Articles | 38,738 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: Intel's Core i7-5960X CPU has already been overclocked to 6.2GHz

Google Maps for iOS reaches alpha testing, screenshots and details ahoy

Google Maps for iOS isn't taking things lightly, enters alpha testing

| Apps News | Posted: Oct 15, 2012 10:31 am

Apple haven't been having happy days lately, their shares prices are at a bad low right now, the iPhone 5 didn't sell anywhere near analysts expectations. On top of that, their decision to throw Maps on iOS 6, ditching Google Maps for iOS hasn't gone down well, either.

 

TweakTown image news/2/6/26216_01_google_maps_for_ios_reaches_alpha_testing_screenshots_and_details_ahoy.png

 

Google have since then been reportedly working on releasing Google Maps for iOS, with App Map developer Ben Guild posting some early details and partial screenshots of the Mountain View-based company's Map application for iOS.

 

TweakTown image news/2/6/26216_02_google_maps_for_ios_reaches_alpha_testing_screenshots_and_details_ahoy.jpg

 

According to the developer, the standalone version of Google Maps for iOS is in alpha testing, but has some great improvements over the previous Google Maps app. This includes the new app being vector-based, sporting two-finger rotation on any angle, and is "super fast". Best of all, it supports the new, taller 4-inch iPhone 5 screen.

NEWS SOURCES:Macrumors.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Apps news at our Apps news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts
Check out TweakTown Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases