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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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
What Google Maps? Apple Launches a New Navigation Experience for More Users
What Google Maps? Apple Launches a New Navigation Experience for More Users

21 Jul 2022, 20:10 UTC / Apple has officially launched the new-generation Apple Maps in New Zealand, with the rollout also including a new navigation experience

 
Google Maps Rival Gets an Update Most People Will Probably Ignore
Google Maps Rival Gets an Update Most People Will Probably Ignore

19 Jul 2022, 22:44 UTC / Yandex Navi is described as one of the best alternatives to Google Maps, yet the current geopolitical tensions have limited its reach

 
New Google Maps Update Launches on Android With a Change You Could Easily Miss
New Google Maps Update Launches on Android With a Change You Could Easily Miss

17 Jul 2022, 19:09 UTC / Google Maps version 11.38.2 is now available for download, and the most notable change concerns the icons used for sharing the location

 
Waze Secrets: Why the Navigation Sometimes Goes Crazy
Waze Secrets: Why the Navigation Sometimes Goes Crazy

16 Jul 2022, 19:35 UTC / Here’s why the routes provided by Waze aren’t always the best and what you, as a regular user of the app, can do about it

 
Google Quietly Working on a New-Generation Google Maps Feature
Google Quietly Working on a New-Generation Google Maps Feature

14 Jul 2022, 21:23 UTC / The navigation app will soon get an update for the fuel-efficient routes used for navigation, letting drivers configure the engine they use