What uniqueness brought by the Google Maps on your iPhone, now gained by Apple Watch iOS app. With the release of version 4.11.0, Google has added full support for the Apple Watch Maps app. From now onwards you’ll be glad to hear that getting directions on your smartwatch running iOS 9 no longer requires using Apple’s own app.
It was Google’s Nexus event that seen the Google Maps app receive a new update, added some new inclusins and fixes for old ones, most importantly, brings it for Apple Watch. Officially, brings the ability to compare ETAs across different modes of transport and users can now call businesses and get directions right from within a list of locations. making it reflect the company’s new design language and adding features along the way.
With some undefined bug fixes, but the standout addition here is the new Apple Watch app. Until today, the best way to get directions on your wrist was Apple’s own Maps. Being a big user of Google’s mapping apps like we are, then getting the new Maps app on your wrist is something you will have been looking forward since the Apple Watch was announced.
What to expect from Google Maps on Apple Watch? With comprehensive maps for over 220 countries and territories, it’s very difficult to argue against anyone who tells you that Google Maps is the best mapping and directions app on iOS, no matter who cares that.
– Easily compare ETAs across driving, transit, walking & biking
– Call business & get directions directly from a list of places
– Get directions to places now on your Apple Watch
– Bug fixes
Big deal here is that many iOS users who still prefer to use Google Maps over Apple Maps counts better.
You can download the app to your device from the link provided below:
(Download: Google Maps for iPhone & Apple Watch on the App Store)