9. Navigating with the Newly Revamped Maps App

In this Chapter

• Learn to use new features of the Maps app

• Use the Maps app to obtain turn-by-turn directions between two locations.

• Find and display any address, landmark, point-of-interest or business on a map

In conjunction with iOS 6, Apple has redesigned the Maps app from scratch. This app no longer relies of Google Maps. Instead, Apple has created and implemented a proprietary vector-based mapping system that displays highly detailed maps on the iPhone or iPad’s screen.

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As you’re viewing a map, it’s almost always possible to zoom in or out using either a reverse-pinch or pinch figure ...

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