Google Maps update for iOS comprises iPad support

Google roll out a new version of its widespread Maps application for iOS. The update, which brings the app to version 2.0, contains a number of new features including iPad support and indoor maps, reports CNet.

Beside its new iPad abilities, Google Maps brings a number of features over from the Android version of the app, like live traffic updates and incident reports and indoor maps with walking directions for shopping malls, airports, and other popular sites.

Also included is the new "Explore" feature, which Google defines as "a new way to browse and discover popular local places to eat, drink, shop, play and sleep."

The old version of Google Maps has been removed from the App Store; Google Maps can now be downloaded from the U.S. App Store. The app can be acquired immediately by deleting the old app and re-downloading it from iCloud.