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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

 
CarPlay Somehow Becomes the Android Automotive Alternative Google Never Wanted
CarPlay Somehow Becomes the Android Automotive Alternative Google Never Wanted

7 Aug 2022, 10:11 UTC / Volvo has recently announced that it’s adding CarPlay to its Android Automotive-powered vehicles following customer feedback

 
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

 
New Android Auto Update Now Available With a Touch of Coolwalk
New Android Auto Update Now Available With a Touch of Coolwalk

6 Aug 2022, 21:44 UTC / The most recent version of Android Auto seems to include a small design update for notifications; this change was supposed to be part of Coolwalk

 
Not Even the 2022 Volvo S90 T8 Can Truly Save Its Google-Based Infotainment System
Not Even the 2022 Volvo S90 T8 Can Truly Save Its Google-Based Infotainment System

6 Aug 2022, 08:00 UTC / The 2022 Volvo S90 T8 is a spectacular car, but unfortunately the latest Google infotainment is more of an downgrade than a good addition.

 
Aurora Is Determined To Eliminate the Need for Drivers in the Trucking Industry
Aurora Is Determined To Eliminate the Need for Drivers in the Trucking Industry

5 Aug 2022, 11:51 UTC / The autonomous driving technology company founded by a trio of tech guys will focus less on their robotaxi development in favor of trucking

 
Android Auto Coolwalk Update: New Details Emerge Ahead of Public Launch
Android Auto Coolwalk Update: New Details Emerge Ahead of Public Launch

4 Aug 2022, 22:02 UTC / The anticipated Coolwalk makeover for Android Auto could go live as soon as the next month with the release of app version 8.0

 
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

 
Surprise Car Icon Now Available in Waze Navigation
Surprise Car Icon Now Available in Waze Navigation

1 Aug 2022, 23:31 UTC / A Jeep Wrangler has apparently shown up unannounced on Waze, though for now, it looks like its availability is extremely limited

 
Android Auto Stops Working on Some Android Phones
Android Auto Stops Working on Some Android Phones

1 Aug 2022, 22:29 UTC / The application has dropped support for older versions of Android, with the app no longer launching after the latest update

 
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

 
Waze Under Fire for the Nightmare It Creates on Quiet Country Roads
Waze Under Fire for the Nightmare It Creates on Quiet Country Roads

31 Jul 2022, 22:38 UTC / The Google-owned app is sending drivers to alternative routes in an attempt to help them reach their destinations faster