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Topic # 112600 13-Dec-2012 18:21
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Should appear on the NZ store soon hopefully!

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/12/12/google-maps-for-ios-now-live-in-app-store/

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  Reply # 732188 13-Dec-2012 18:23
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Not on the Oz App Store yet




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  Reply # 732190 13-Dec-2012 18:24
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  Reply # 732192 13-Dec-2012 18:26
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Just downloaded direct from my iPhone

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  Reply # 732193 13-Dec-2012 18:28
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Looks like it is iphone sized only. Not ipad sized.

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  Reply # 732196 13-Dec-2012 18:33
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mattwnz: Looks like it is iphone sized only. Not ipad sized.


Confirmed. Nooooooooooooooo!

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  Reply # 732197 13-Dec-2012 18:33
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Yep, iPhone only.

Tho that was the same as the YouTube app, which is now iPad size too as of a week or two ago.

I'm sure Google are working on iPad for the next release.

Does the above link work for NZ iTunes store? Need to send a link to my dad who is currently travelling in the US.




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  Reply # 732200 13-Dec-2012 18:40
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Thats Odd about the iPad...

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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  Reply # 732202 13-Dec-2012 18:41
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ajobbins: Yep, iPhone only.

Does the above link work for NZ iTunes store? Need to send a link to my dad who is currently travelling in the US.


If you do a search in the itune store on the iphone you will find it, as I found it fine on the ipad. It is very similar to the android google maps, which I think is better than the old version.

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  Reply # 732203 13-Dec-2012 18:44
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Wow - best app ever!

is this what android is like?  Maybe I need to go android...

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ajobbins: Yep, iPhone only.

Tho that was the same as the YouTube app, which is now iPad size too as of a week or two ago.

I'm sure Google are working on iPad for the next release.

Does the above link work for NZ iTunes store? Need to send a link to my dad who is currently travelling in the US.


Yes works from NZ. Shame about not being ipad size. Guess it won't be long until that is sorted though.



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  Reply # 732206 13-Dec-2012 18:46
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If you do a google search for google maps for ipad, can find news links about this app release today and all of them I find say there is an iPad version out today, likely a separate app to the one above?

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  Reply # 732208 13-Dec-2012 18:56
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Usually they are one and the same on the App Store.




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  Reply # 732209 13-Dec-2012 18:57
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sxz: Wow - best app ever!

is this what android is like?  Maybe I need to go android...


Android version is a bit more advanced. Eg, let's you download sections of maps to memory for offline use.




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  Reply # 732225 13-Dec-2012 19:25
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No streetview (yet) ??!!!!!

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  Reply # 732230 13-Dec-2012 19:34
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Opps just neeeded to click further in :$ yay my wife will be so happy for streetview...

Now caneveryone make feedback to get them to apply to have option to use google maps as default map app?

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