iOS 8: A Take Control Crash Course
by Josh Centers

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Mapping in iOS 8

Apple’s homegrown Maps app is a built-in window to the world, providing maps, satellite images, business information, and directions .

① 	Maps shows you the world in style.

① Maps shows you the world in style.

When it debuted in 2012, the Maps app quickly earned a reputation for containing incorrect data. Although it has had time to improve, Maps still isn’t the right solution for everyone (for an alternative, see Google Maps, later). However, if Maps works well for you, you’ll gain some system integration advantages, such as being able to ask Siri for directions.

Moving around the Map

② 	You can use two fingers to rotate the map. Tap the compass in the upper right to reset the map.

② You can use two fingers to rotate the map. Tap the compass in the upper right to reset the map.

Map Views

You can choose a view by tapping the info icon in the lower right. View include: