Google has updated its Maps app for iOS to version 3.2.0, bringing the ability to show search results with descriptions right on the map. The company says this will help users 'make choices quickly'.
The app also brings a reworked Explore feature; now a local guide will show different places and activities for users to try out depending on the location and time. Also the reservations and important appointments put up from a Gmail account will also be displayed directly on the Google Map.
The full change log of the app is as follows:
What's New in Version 3.2.0
Search results appear with descriptions right on the map, to help you make choices quickly
View search results on the map or in a list and easily switch between them
See your reservations and events from Gmail labeled on the map
Try the improved Explore, a local guide that shows you different places and activities depending on the location and time of day
(Also see: How to Download and Use Google Maps for Android, iOS Without Internet)
Last week, Google had updated its Search app's voice recognition for Android and iOS to fix misinterpreted words with quick commands. This means that if a query or command is misinterpreted, users can now correct that particular word and the app will attempt to parse the command again.Google
had also noted that the feature will work on Android
apps, suggesting that it is rolling out in a phased manner.