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Sams Teach Yourself iPad™ 2 in 10 Minutes, Second Edition by Bud E. Smith

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Lesson 11. Working with Maps

In this lesson, you learn what to expect from the location services and Maps app for either a Wi-Fi-only iPad 2 or a 3G unit. You also learn how to use the Maps app to find your current location, get directions, use Street View and other views, get traffic updates, and more.

Getting the Most Out of Maps

Mapping on the iPad 2 is full of capabilities and possibilities. The size and direct tactile input of the iPad 2 are very well suited for use with online mapping, and the maps displayed look spectacular. There are some complexities as well, however, especially if you have a Wi-Fi-only iPad 2.

Caution: Online Maps Aren’t Perfect

Online maps are constructed from a wide range of different data sources with varying degrees ...

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