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Google Maps for iPhone Revamped to include new Fast Search

Google released a new version of Google Maps for iOS 6.  It adds turn-by-turn directions, along with all the other great features such as mass transit information.  And today the company issued an update to the app, which only adds to its functionality.

The first features is the integration of Google Contacts.  If you’re signed into Google and you search for a friend’s name, the Google Map app will suggest their address.  This is a feature that people have been screaming for.

The other feature is what Google is branding as improved and faster local search.  Go to the search bar, and a set of icons like coffee shops, restaurants, gas stations, etc, will appear.  Tap one of those icons and Google Maps will show you the nearby results.

If your device doesn’t automatically download the device, hit your update feature, and check out the new-and-improved Google Maps for iOS 6 and iPhone.

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For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology.His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show.His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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