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Google Update Breaks Down Google Maps and Waze, And It’s Getting Ridiculously Widespread
Google Update Breaks Down Google Maps and Waze, And It’s Getting Ridiculously Widespread

11 Aug 2022, 20:16 UTC / The “GPS signal lost” error that so many people have been struggling with is still around, this time causing Maps and Waze problems

 
Family Spends 48 Hours in the Wild Due to Google Maps, It Should Be a Lesson for Everyone
Family Spends 48 Hours in the Wild Due to Google Maps, It Should Be a Lesson for Everyone

10 Aug 2022, 18:58 UTC / A family of four ended up getting lost in the middle of nowhere after following the navigation guidance offered by Google Maps

 
Apple Hopes Up-to-Date Maps Will Stop Users From Switching to Google Maps
Apple Hopes Up-to-Date Maps Will Stop Users From Switching to Google Maps

8 Aug 2022, 22:50 UTC / The Cupertino-based tech giant has sent its Apple Maps teams to Canada to scan a total of 6 cities for up-to-date digital maps

 
Utterly Annoying Google Maps Bug Returns to Haunt Android Auto Users
Utterly Annoying Google Maps Bug Returns to Haunt Android Auto Users

8 Aug 2022, 22:25 UTC / The satellite mode keeps causing problems on Android Auto, as Google Maps freezes when this layer is enabled in the application

 
Waze Forgets It’s a Google App, No Longer Feels at Home on Android Auto
Waze Forgets It’s a Google App, No Longer Feels at Home on Android Auto

7 Aug 2022, 23:16 UTC / The traffic navigation app is hitting a black screen on Android Auto, and as it turns out, downgrading is pretty much the only option

 
Apple Brings Its Updated Google Maps Rival to More Users Across the World
Apple Brings Its Updated Google Maps Rival to More Users Across the World

7 Aug 2022, 22:25 UTC / The new-generation Apple Maps experience, which includes updated and overhauled maps and so much more, is now live in more countries

 
It’s Not Just Google Maps: Waze Also Struggling With Bugs Nobody Knows How to Fix
It’s Not Just Google Maps: Waze Also Struggling With Bugs Nobody Knows How to Fix

6 Aug 2022, 22:44 UTC / A new glitch in Waze causes the shared location information to use the Spanish language, even on devices configured to English

 
Driver Following Google Maps Plunges Into Water, Passengers Saved from Sinking Vehicle
Driver Following Google Maps Plunges Into Water, Passengers Saved from Sinking Vehicle

6 Aug 2022, 22:08 UTC / The driver of a car carrying four people trusted Google Maps blindly, eventually plunging into a stream; the passengers were saved by the locals

 
Google Maps, Here We Come: Waze Blamed for Major Lag on Android Auto and CarPlay
Google Maps, Here We Come: Waze Blamed for Major Lag on Android Auto and CarPlay

4 Aug 2022, 21:18 UTC / A new glitch discovered in Waze is apparently causing massive lag on both Android Auto and CarPlay when the app is running

 
Big News for Apple’s Google Maps Rival as Key Feature Reaches Major Milestone
Big News for Apple’s Google Maps Rival as Key Feature Reaches Major Milestone

3 Aug 2022, 22:07 UTC / The cycling navigation module bundled with Apple Maps is now live in all 50 states in the United States, with an announcement expected shortly

 
Essential Google Maps Feature Now Available for More Users
Essential Google Maps Feature Now Available for More Users

1 Aug 2022, 21:21 UTC / Google has enabled the speedometer for users in several Indian regions, as the company is working with the government on improving the traffic

 
Google Needed 11 Years to Launch a Major Google Maps Feature in This Large Market
Google Needed 11 Years to Launch a Major Google Maps Feature in This Large Market

31 Jul 2022, 23:28 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant has recently managed to launch Google Maps Street View in India after 11 years of trying

 
Lorry Hits Two Houses Due to Navigation App Blunder, Just Don’t Blame the Tech
Lorry Hits Two Houses Due to Navigation App Blunder, Just Don’t Blame the Tech

30 Jul 2022, 21:22 UTC / The driver of the lorry used satellite navigation to find their way in Middlebrook, but it ended up being sent to a dead-end street

 
Three New Google Maps Features That Make Other Navigation Apps Look Outdated
Three New Google Maps Features That Make Other Navigation Apps Look Outdated

30 Jul 2022, 07:35 UTC / Google Maps is already the number one map service out there, but Google just keeps adding more and more features on a regular basis

 
Google Maps Gets New Location Sharing Options, This Is Why It’s a Must-Have App
Google Maps Gets New Location Sharing Options, This Is Why It’s a Must-Have App

27 Jul 2022, 19:21 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant has announced a new set of features for Google Maps, including new location sharing options

 
Huawei’s Google Maps Alternative Receives Major Update With New Features
Huawei’s Google Maps Alternative Receives Major Update With New Features

24 Jul 2022, 15:48 UTC / Petal Maps, Huawei’s very own rival to Google Maps, just keeps getting better and better, with a new update adding new functionality

 
Better Than Google Maps: Waze Is the Best Navigation App for Taxi Drivers
Better Than Google Maps: Waze Is the Best Navigation App for Taxi Drivers

24 Jul 2022, 15:20 UTC / This is what the LTDA tells taxi drivers in the United Kingdom, especially as new speed cameras and limits have come into effect in London

 
I Tried to Survive a Week Without Google Maps, And Here’s What I Found
I Tried to Survive a Week Without Google Maps, And Here’s What I Found

23 Jul 2022, 12:23 UTC / Giving up on Google Maps and finding a worthy alternative might seem like an easy mission at first, but it certainly isn’t

 
Better Late Than Never: Major Android Auto Bug Catches Google’s Attention
Better Late Than Never: Major Android Auto Bug Catches Google’s Attention

22 Jul 2022, 21:57 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant is now investigating reports signaling an Android Auto bug hitting a growing number of devices

 
Google Maps Alternative Gets Major Update With New Maps
Google Maps Alternative Gets Major Update With New Maps

22 Jul 2022, 21:19 UTC / MapFactor Navigation has received a big update on Windows and Windows CE, with the biggest change coming down to the latest included maps