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iPad 2 Made Simple by Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo

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Chapter 27

Maps

Mapping on your iPad, whether you have a 3G+Wi-Fi or a Wi-Fi-only model, is pretty amazing. As we explore the power of the Maps app in this chapter, you'll see how to find your location on the map—even if you're just using Wi-Fi. You'll learn how to change views between Classic, Satellite, Hybrid, and Terrain. You'll also see how, if you need to find out the best route, you can check out the traffic and construction view using Maps. If you want to find the closest pizza restaurant, golf course, or hotel to your destination, that's easy, too. And you can use Google's Street View right from your iPad to help you get to your destination. It is easy to add an address you have mapped to your contacts. There's also a digital compass ...

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