Tech giant Google today updated Google Maps for iOS with a new feature that adds “Explore,” “Driving,” and “Transit” menus to the bottom of the home screen to provide quick access to local restaurants or commuting information.
Just swipe up and you will see above mentioned three tabs that will help you find a nearby restaurant, beat traffic, or catch the next bus.
The feature was first launched last year on the Android OS and the iOS update works much in the same way.
In December of 2017, Google launched Maps Go in India which is a lighter version of the original Google Maps app, designed to run smoothly on devices with limited internet connectivity and low memory is now available for download on Google Play Store.
Available in more than 70 languages, the app provides real-time traffic updates, directions, and train, bus, and city transit information. The app requires Android 4.1 and above and joins Files Go and Google Go that the company launched recently.
The app can be used to explore the streets with walking directions, discover places, search and find local restaurants, businesses, and other nearby places. Users can also find the phone number and address to a place and can also save places they often visit.
Google also launched “two-wheeler mode” in Google Maps that will show trip routes that use “shortcuts” not accessible to cars and trucks. The two-wheeler mode will show major landmarks on the route so that riders can plan their trip before starting, and don’t have to keep checking the phone on the go.