Google has upgraded its app related to Maps for iPhone apps, which were actually released in the year 2012 in December.
The upgrade which has been made is having version 1.1 and this is available as free update in application store. The modifications include addition of new countries; addition of local icon for local venues and incorporation of your contacts.
Google has made addition of new local icon just to increase the procedure of local search. This new addition is related to shops, bars, restaurants, motels and other local places. You have to do is just hit on the icon and search out surrounding places which is more appropriate to the category.
Contacts in Google are now linked up with Google Maps of iOS version. When you log in, search out your friend name in search option and then Google obey the demand and show you as a search suggestion, now you have to hit on the name to know the address, which will only shows to you on Google Map.
There are other countries which have been added to the Google English version of the application. There are 7 countries such as Lebanon, Qatar, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, and Oman. And now you have an opportunity to select between miles and kilometers in setting.