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Stories about: Apple maps

Apple Maps Gets Another Highly Requested Feature, Not What Users Expected
Apple Maps Gets Another Highly Requested Feature, Not What Users Expected

12 Jun 2024, 11:51 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Apple has added custom routes in Apple Maps, albeit with a series of limitations and missing options; it will be part of iOS 18

 
Apple Gives Users Another Reason to Say "No" to Google Maps
Apple Gives Users Another Reason to Say "No" to Google Maps

11 Jun 2024, 12:24 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The iPhone maker announced support for topographic maps in Apple Maps; the feature will become available for everybody in iOS 18

 
Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: Their Strengths and Weaknesses
Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: Their Strengths and Weaknesses

7 Jun 2024, 22:30 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The battle between the two apps has reached a new point where Apple hopes to win you over and make Google Maps redundant

 
Apple Maps Was the Best Navigation App, Waze Was the Worst (by Far), New Data Shows
Apple Maps Was the Best Navigation App, Waze Was the Worst (by Far), New Data Shows

3 Jun 2024, 09:48 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Rankings published by a former Uber employee reveal that Google Maps wasn't the best navigation app, as many people believed

 
This Quiet Update Will Make Everyone Love Apple Maps Again
This Quiet Update Will Make Everyone Love Apple Maps Again

27 May 2024, 12:30 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Cupertino-based tech giant has recently enabled 3D satellite imagery for Washington, DC, one of the last cities lacking this data

 
Apple Wants to Resolve One of the World's Biggest Problems: Motion Sickness
Apple Wants to Resolve One of the World's Biggest Problems: Motion Sickness

26 May 2024, 11:33 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The company will soon release a new accessibility feature called "Vehicle Motion Cues"; its goal is to deal with motion sickness

 
Apple Announces New Apple Maps Update, It's Not What You Think, Though
Apple Announces New Apple Maps Update, It's Not What You Think, Though

24 May 2024, 07:16 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The iPhone maker has prepared Apple Maps for the upcoming Summer Olympics in April with a special update; no sign of DCE expansion

 
Apple Maps vs. Google Maps: Is the iPhone Maker Really Catching Up?
Apple Maps vs. Google Maps: Is the iPhone Maker Really Catching Up?

12 May 2024, 09:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google Maps is the obvious leader in the navigation battle, but competitors have become more committed to improving their software

 
Next-Gen Apple Maps Could Include a Big Update for Alternative Routes
Next-Gen Apple Maps Could Include a Big Update for Alternative Routes

9 May 2024, 13:09 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Apple has recently patented new technology that allows Apple Maps to offer alternative routes more conveniently on the route selection screen

 
Apple Expands Essential Apple Maps Feature, Catching Up Google Maps Now a Priority
Apple Expands Essential Apple Maps Feature, Catching Up Google Maps Now a Priority

8 May 2024, 04:26 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Cupertino-based iPhone maker has expanded cycling routes to the Netherlands; Apple has no option but to invest in Apple Maps more aggressively

 
The Number One Waze Feature Is You
The Number One Waze Feature Is You

1 May 2024, 13:00 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Waze has become a must-have weapon in the modern arsenal used by millions of drivers to get to their destinations faster and safer

 
Apple Maps Flyover Quietly Launches in New Regions
Apple Maps Flyover Quietly Launches in New Regions

30 Apr 2024, 16:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Flyover rollout continues worldwide, with Apple recently enabling the feature in new locations and updating imagery in several others

 
Google Maps and Apple Maps Blasted for Sending Heavy Traffic on Narrow (and Quiet) Road
Google Maps and Apple Maps Blasted for Sending Heavy Traffic on Narrow (and Quiet) Road

29 Apr 2024, 13:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The two navigation apps suggest a different route than the official recommendation from authorities to avoid the closed IN-156

 
Free Google Maps Alternative Announces Major Real-Time Traffic Expansion
Free Google Maps Alternative Announces Major Real-Time Traffic Expansion

25 Apr 2024, 15:01 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / MapFactor Navigator, one of the most advanced Google Maps alternatives on mobile devices, just got a major update on iOS devices

 
It Was Fun While It Lasted: Apple Maps to Start Showing Ads
It Was Fun While It Lasted: Apple Maps to Start Showing Ads

25 Apr 2024, 14:43 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Cupertino-based tech giant is working on ways to increase its advertising revenue, and bringing ads to Apple Maps is part of the plan

 
Police: We Also Use Waze, And Please Tag Us on the Map
Police: We Also Use Waze, And Please Tag Us on the Map

19 Apr 2024, 16:37 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Waze has become a must-have driving companion for millions of drivers and, as it turns out, for some police officers, too

 
Apple Maps Who? Google Maps to Get Satellite Support, Making Rivals Feel Obsolete
Apple Maps Who? Google Maps to Get Satellite Support, Making Rivals Feel Obsolete

19 Apr 2024, 11:08 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google caught working on satellite connectivity for Google Maps; the feature could go live as part of the upcoming Android 15 release

 
What Happens Here? Apple Maps Car Pulled Over, Caught on Bus-Only Street
What Happens Here? Apple Maps Car Pulled Over, Caught on Bus-Only Street

16 Apr 2024, 14:23 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Apple keeps working around the clock on capturing street-level imagery for Apple Maps, so its cars can often be seen on the street

 
Next-Generation Apple Maps Could Look for Routes Automatically, Offer Personalized UI
Next-Generation Apple Maps Could Look for Routes Automatically, Offer Personalized UI

10 Apr 2024, 16:10 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A new Apple patent describes how Apple Maps could offer a less intrusive navigation experience by proactively searching for routes

 
Apple Maps Can't Replace Waze (Yet)
Apple Maps Can't Replace Waze (Yet)

4 Apr 2024, 13:00 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Apple has equipped Apple Maps with incident reporting, obviously inspired by Waze and Google Maps, but the feature is limited and lacks adoption