Google Maps is Now Available on the Apple Watch

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Google Maps is now available on the Apple Watch letting you get directions right from your wrist.

The new Watch app offers a simpler version of Google Maps compared to what’s available on smartphones, as it’s designed to work more as a companion app to the richer, more feature-rich smartphone counterpart.

Apple Watch compatibility was added to version 4.11.0 of the tech giant's iOS Maps app, offering owners of Apple's smartwatch the opportunity to look up directions from their wrists. Google Maps for Apple Watch also enables users to search for directions to Home or Work, while also bringing up recently searched routes.

Through an update to the Google Maps iOS app on the iTunes App Store, Google has quietly rolled out an Apple Watch version of its popular (and, even among Apple fans, often preferred) mapping application.

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Maps is the second Google app to arrive for the Apple Watch. Back in May, Google News and Weather was updated with support for Apple’s wearable device