Questions tagged [google-maps]

An iOS app that used to be part of iOS until iOS 6, where it was replaced by the Google Maps app available on the App Store. This also relates to the maps.google.com website.

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Do iOS 6 maps include public transit information and routing?

Lately I'm spending a lot of time in London, even though I'm not British. I rely heavily on the iPhone Google-based maps for transit information, I tell it where I need to get to, and it recommends a ...
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Has there been an end date established for the Maps app on iOS less than iOS 6?

It has been reported that the contract between Google and Apple to supply maps for iOS has not been renewed (or perhaps already has or is about to expire). Furthermore, it's clear that Google charges ...
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Google Earth coordinates and Aperture place

I'd like to geo-tag some already-imported photos in Aperture. To get the correct location, I'm using Google Earth. However, when I copy/paste the coordinates into Aperture Places, the maps shows a ...
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Is there an external bluetooth GPS antenna for Google maps on iPod touch WiFi?

I have a iPod touch WiFi and would like to use Google Maps with GPS for driving. Question: is there an external bluetooth GPS antenna that will allow for this?
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Google Street View not working on the new iPad (3rd generation iPad)

Trying to use the Google Street View in Safari is crashing in the new iPad. Here's a link for reference: http://maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview/mobile/gallery.html#!/id=258 The same thing works ...
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Is there a scale indicator bar for the Maps app on iPad?

I'm using Google Maps in the Maps app on my iPad but I cannot find a scale bar. Where is the scale bar for Google Maps in the native Maps app on an iPad?
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Send an address in a sms to map app

If a friend sends to me an address in a SMS or IMessage, for example "I am at 123 Main St" can I send that to the Map app to get directions there?
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Transferring bookmarks from Apple Maps to Google Maps

Is there a way to transfer bookmarks from Apple Maps to Google Maps? I understand why I can't, but has anyone found a workaround?
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How can I sync places between iPhone and computer?

I'm looking for a way to drop pins on the map from my computer and have those pins accessible on my iPhone. I know Maps app has Bookmarks but it appears I can't sync them with Google account or ...
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Creating a virtual serial port

I'm trying to create a pair of virtual serial ports on my mac. This is fairly easy to do with many shareware programs on a PC. I figured there would be some uber-powerful shell command to do this in ...
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Compass in maps and app always wrong

When I use the direction in maps the direction is almost always ~90° off, occasionally it will be 135-180° wrong but mostly it looks like I'm travelling sideways. The phone is flat. Is there ...
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Getting the longitude and latitude from Google Maps

I got a friend who sent me his location via WhatsApp. I am also having the navigation software sygic installed, and it accepts the longitude and latitude to specifiy the location. For it can I pull ...
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Google Maps no longer loads on iPad?

When I load the Google Maps app on my iPad, it simply quits before showing anything more than a grey screen, which I assume is a crash. Is there any way to fix this, or should I book an appointment at ...
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Google Maps app crashes on open for iPad

I'm traveling now and relying heavily on Google Maps on my iPad. with no warning, the app now crashes instantly when I click on it. no warning at all. I tap the icon, the default screen comes up, a ...
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'Travelling Salesman Problem' solver app for iPhone

Is there iPhone App to solve the Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP) for real world addresses? I found solver for OSM data? But I can not find in repo sources for iPhone.
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Is there a dashboard widget that displays Google Maps and traffic data overlay?

Is there a dashboard widget available that displays Google Maps with traffic data?
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Is MotionX GPS capable of caching Google Maps Tiles?

I've read this post here: How can I save Google Maps in iOS for offline use? but it didn't mention anything about MotionX GPS caching Google Maps tiles. I believe (correct me if I'm wrong) that it can ...
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Why is Google maps (the built-in app) so slow on the iPhone 4?

My Google Maps app for iOS has gotten too slow to be useful at times. It doesn't seem to be a bandwidth issue, as it even affects typing- there's often meaningful lag from when i type a letter until ...
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On the iPad, is there a way to email a link to a mapped set of directions?

Now that I have the directions from A to B, I want to mail them to a contact, ideally as a Google Map link. I see no way to do so within the iPad Maps application, but maybe I am overlooking ...
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How can I save Google Maps in iOS for offline use?

Is there a way to retain a map with as much detail as possible (street view, maps, directions, zoom levels) offline? This question refers to the Apple maps program that shipped with iOS versions 1 ...
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Is there way to save google maps for offline iphone without jailbreak

I've iPhone 3Gs and want to download Google maps to use them offline with GPS. So is there a good app do that for me ? Note: i don't want to jailbreak my iPhone.

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