New widgets and other new features for Google Maps on iOS
Taking advantage, Google has also announced a series of novelties that will arrive exclusively at iOS in the coming weeks, many of which were already available on Android.
The first is the possibility of add google maps widgets on the home screen of iPhone or iPad.
It will also be possible get navigation directions with a simple touch through the Apple Watchthanks to the new cards ‘Complication’ from Google for Apple Watch.
In addition, Google Maps now works better with SiriSpotlight, and the Shortcuts app, making it easy to get directions. This function will be available in less than a month for the countries of Latin America.
Another thing that has to do with the routes, but is not vital, is that now in the three dimensional graphics that appear on the screen while driving, you can see more details about buildings or points of interest (such as shopping centers or monuments).
Therefore, at a glance you will be able to know in a much more visual way the place you are passing through. All the changes are contained in the new update that is being implemented in Google Maps, but the activation will be done gradually from the company’s services mountain view.
Everything mentioned above will not be missing in any OSwhere the application is available, including Android Auto or car play. Without a doubt, this is excellent news.