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Back to Google Maps: Waze Apparently Forgets It’s a Google App, Hates Android Auto
Back to Google Maps: Waze Apparently Forgets It’s a Google App, Hates Android Auto

30 Jun 2022, 22:23 UTC / Waze is no longer working for some users on Android Auto, and as it turns out, all it loads is a black screen every time it loads

 
Android Auto 7.8 Now Available for All Users
Android Auto 7.8 Now Available for All Users

28 Jun 2022, 21:21 UTC / A new version of Android Auto has reached the production channel, with Google now rolling out build 7.8 to non-beta devices

 
Google Maps Rival Announces a New Big Update for Its Android and iPhone Navigation Apps
Google Maps Rival Announces a New Big Update for Its Android and iPhone Navigation Apps

27 Jun 2022, 21:20 UTC / Sygic has recently announced that three of its most advanced navigation features are being moved under the same roof in the mobile apps

 
A New Google Maps Alternative Is Now Available on Android Auto
A New Google Maps Alternative Is Now Available on Android Auto

26 Jun 2022, 21:22 UTC / A stable version of HERE WeGo with built-in Android Auto support is now available for download from the Google Play Store

 
Replacing Google Maps With Waze on Android Auto Could Soon Become the Only Option
Replacing Google Maps With Waze on Android Auto Could Soon Become the Only Option

24 Jun 2022, 21:01 UTC / Google Maps has become a very buggy navigation app on Android Auto, with more and more issues affecting the overall experience in the car

 
Google Finally Trying to Figure Out Why an Essential Android Auto Feature Is Broken Down
Google Finally Trying to Figure Out Why an Essential Android Auto Feature Is Broken Down

23 Jun 2022, 22:54 UTC / The company has started looking into reports that Google Assistant is no longer being able to make calls on Android Auto

 
Google Maps Update Fixes One Big Issue, Second One Still Wreaking Havoc on Android Auto
Google Maps Update Fixes One Big Issue, Second One Still Wreaking Havoc on Android Auto

22 Jun 2022, 21:54 UTC / The satellite mode bug that causes Google Maps to freeze on Android Auto is yet to be fixed by the Mountain View-based tech giant

 
Android Auto for Phones Is Dead, Long Live the Driving Mode
Android Auto for Phones Is Dead, Long Live the Driving Mode

21 Jun 2022, 22:04 UTC / Google has finally retired Android Auto for Phone Screens, and now the company is advertising driving mode as the best alternative

 
Google Kills Off Android Auto for Phones Once and For All
Google Kills Off Android Auto for Phones Once and For All

20 Jun 2022, 22:19 UTC / The search giant has retired Android Auto for Phone Screens, now telling users to switch to the Google Assistant driving mode

 
Google Quietly Releases Highly Anticipated Google Maps Update on Android
Google Quietly Releases Highly Anticipated Google Maps Update on Android

20 Jun 2022, 21:23 UTC / A new version of Google Maps is now available for Android devices, and as it turns out, it resolves the dark mode problems on Android Auto

 
The New Google Maps Traffic Widget on Android: What, When, Why
The New Google Maps Traffic Widget on Android: What, When, Why

19 Jun 2022, 15:33 UTC / Google Maps is getting a new traffic widget on Android, therefore letting users see the nearby conditions without launching the app

 
New Google Maps Update for Android Now Available, Major Bug Still Not Fixed
New Google Maps Update for Android Now Available, Major Bug Still Not Fixed

16 Jun 2022, 22:30 UTC / A new version of Google Maps has recently been released to Android devices, but the dark mode glitch still appears to be there

 
New Google Maps Update on Android Makes It Easier to See Nearby Traffic
New Google Maps Update on Android Makes It Easier to See Nearby Traffic

15 Jun 2022, 22:17 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant has just announced a new nearby traffic widget for the Android version of Google Maps

 
Google Maps Built Into Cars Goes Crazy, That’s Why We Need Waze
Google Maps Built Into Cars Goes Crazy, That’s Why We Need Waze

15 Jun 2022, 21:44 UTC / Google’s navigation app is apparently misbehaving on Android Automotive, as it sometimes repeats the last session for no clear reason

 
Google Maps Gets a Big Feature Copied from Waze
Google Maps Gets a Big Feature Copied from Waze

14 Jun 2022, 21:00 UTC / The search giant has started the rollout of toll information in Google Maps, a feature that it originally announced earlier this year

 
There’s No Reason to Be Excited About the New-Generation CarPlay
There’s No Reason to Be Excited About the New-Generation CarPlay

12 Jun 2022, 10:53 UTC / Apple has recently announced what it describes as a new-generation CarPlay experience that will be available in new cars

 
How to Fix the Google Maps Dark Mode Bug on Android Auto
How to Fix the Google Maps Dark Mode Bug on Android Auto

12 Jun 2022, 08:04 UTC / Google Maps always starts with the dark mode enabled on Android Auto; the fix is much easier than you’d be tempted to believe

 
Not Much But More Than Nothing: Widespread Google Maps Bug Gets Google’s Attention
Not Much But More Than Nothing: Widespread Google Maps Bug Gets Google’s Attention

10 Jun 2022, 21:59 UTC / A member of the Android Auto team says that all the reports indicating Google Maps is stuck in the dark mode are now looked into

 
It’s OK to Hate the Google Maps Dark Mode on Android Auto
It’s OK to Hate the Google Maps Dark Mode on Android Auto

8 Jun 2022, 21:21 UTC / And it’s all because the dark mode keeps coming back, no matter if you want to use it or not; it all seems to be a widespread glitch for now

 
Recent Android Auto Update Is Bad News for an Essential Feature
Recent Android Auto Update Is Bad News for an Essential Feature

7 Jun 2022, 21:18 UTC / One of the most recent Android Auto updates is said to be breaking down the phone calls that are initiated by Google Assistant