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Your iPad™ at Work (Covers iOS 6 on iPad2 and iPad 3rd generation), Third Edition by Jason Rich

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6. Explore Your World with the Maps App

In This Chapter

• Discovering the newly revamped maps app

• Obtaining turn-by-turn directions between any two locations

• Looking up businesses and landmarks

• Seeing the world around you in 3D

With iOS 6, not only does the Maps app have a new look, it has been redesigned from the ground up to provide new functionality, more detail, and improved accuracy. For starters, the Maps app no longer relies on Google Maps to provide on-screen maps. Instead, Apple has created its own solution for displaying highly detailed maps that can be viewed from several perspectives. This app is also more seamlessly integrated with other apps, including Contacts and Siri, plus it offers detailed, turn-by-turn directions that ...

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