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Apple Maps Copying Google Maps Isn’t a Bad Thing
Apple Maps Copying Google Maps Isn’t a Bad Thing

10 Jun 2022, 22:40 UTC / Apple has recently announced new features for Apple Maps, including multi-stop routing, an option that has been available in Google Maps for a long time

 
Google Maps Rival Updated With a New-Gen Feature That Just Makes Sense
Google Maps Rival Updated With a New-Gen Feature That Just Makes Sense

30 May 2022, 19:45 UTC / Sygic navigation is getting GreenWay charging station integration for a more convenient charging process aimed at EV drivers

 
Google Maps No Longer Available on Android Auto, and Google Needs Help to Bring It Back
Google Maps No Longer Available on Android Auto, and Google Needs Help to Bring It Back

7 Feb 2022, 22:18 UTC / The Mountain View-based search giant is asking users to send phone logs in order to figure out why Google Maps has gone missing

 
Key Google Maps Feature Broken on Android Auto, These Painful Fixes Could Help
Key Google Maps Feature Broken on Android Auto, These Painful Fixes Could Help

15 Dec 2021, 22:26 UTC / Opening Google Maps links on Android Auto is no longer possible, and here’s how to deal with this shortcoming until a fix lands

 
Waze Going Crazy on Android, Suggesting Routes That Make No Sense
Waze Going Crazy on Android, Suggesting Routes That Make No Sense

17 Nov 2021, 23:00 UTC / One (or even more) of the recent updates for Waze on Android caused quite a struggle for users, as the app now offers useless routes for navigation

 
Gentlemen, Start Your Waze: These Are the Countries Where Traffic Jams Are a Nightmare
Gentlemen, Start Your Waze: These Are the Countries Where Traffic Jams Are a Nightmare

12 Nov 2021, 23:32 UTC / New research provides us with a look at the world’s most traffic-jammed countries (or the regions where Waze is a must-have application)

 
CarPlay Users Get the Biggest Navigation Update in Years
CarPlay Users Get the Biggest Navigation Update in Years

1 Nov 2021, 23:00 UTC / The most recent iPhone update brings the 3D navigation that Apple originally included in the first release of iOS 15 on the smartphone

 
Music and Navigation Apps, the Two Main Reasons to Use a Phone While Driving
Music and Navigation Apps, the Two Main Reasons to Use a Phone While Driving

28 Oct 2021, 23:00 UTC / A new study conducted by Compare reveals that 46 percent of the drivers who use their phones behind the wheel do it to interact with music apps

 
Why Navigation Apps Like Google Maps and Waze Sometimes Route You Into a Traffic Jam
Why Navigation Apps Like Google Maps and Waze Sometimes Route You Into a Traffic Jam

23 Oct 2021, 08:48 UTC / While the likes of Google Maps and Waze can help you reach a certain destination faster, they can very well route you into heavy traffic as well

 
Google Maps Rival Announces New Big Update as Google’s Driving Mode Is Almost Here
Google Maps Rival Announces New Big Update as Google’s Driving Mode Is Almost Here

17 Oct 2021, 22:50 UTC / HERE WeGo has recently been updated with a new feature, as Google is now giving the finishing touches to the new driving mode

 
Google Maps Loses Some Features on Old Android Devices, No Need to Panic
Google Maps Loses Some Features on Old Android Devices, No Need to Panic

3 Oct 2021, 05:47 UTC / Google has officially retired an old version of the Android operating system, so some apps, including Google Maps, no longer support signing in

 
Truck Driver Stuck in the Middle of Nowhere, Technology Saves Him
Truck Driver Stuck in the Middle of Nowhere, Technology Saves Him

26 Aug 2021, 06:24 UTC / what3words has helped a truck driver who got stuck in a remote area figure out where he was and alert emergency services to rescue him

 
Google Maps Now Causing Another Android Auto Annoyance
Google Maps Now Causing Another Android Auto Annoyance

21 Aug 2021, 17:41 UTC / Users now claiming that running Android Auto has become a nightmare, as Google Maps keeps insisting on location permissions

 
Apple’s Waze Rival Finally Available for More Users
Apple’s Waze Rival Finally Available for More Users

18 Aug 2021, 06:19 UTC / The new capabilities to report road events, including accidents and other hazards, are finally live in Apple Maps beyond the borders of the United States

 
Three Features That Make Waze a Better App Than Google Maps on Android Auto
Three Features That Make Waze a Better App Than Google Maps on Android Auto

14 Aug 2021, 08:14 UTC / Both Waze and Google Maps are among the top navigation apps on Android Auto, yet each comes with its very own pros and cons

 
New Google Maps Update Launches on iPhone and CarPlay, Weird Problem Spotted
New Google Maps Update Launches on iPhone and CarPlay, Weird Problem Spotted

13 Aug 2021, 12:10 UTC / A new Google Maps version is now available for download, but as it turns out, it comes with a weird glitch locking it in the dark mode

 
It’s Not Just State-of-the-Art Navigation: Waze Finds Clever Way to Reduce Food Waste
It’s Not Just State-of-the-Art Navigation: Waze Finds Clever Way to Reduce Food Waste

12 Aug 2021, 14:16 UTC / Waze has recently signed a partnership with Too Good To Go to display certain locations on the map to get Surprise Bags at lower prices

 
Tourists Trust Google Maps Navigation, End Up Stuck in the Middle of a Forest
Tourists Trust Google Maps Navigation, End Up Stuck in the Middle of a Forest

12 Aug 2021, 06:01 UTC / Suggested Google Maps route takes tourists off the tarmac and sends them on alternative path that eventually got them stuck in a forest

 
Don’t Trust Google Maps and Waze, Colorado Officials Say
Don’t Trust Google Maps and Waze, Colorado Officials Say

9 Aug 2021, 08:53 UTC / Colorado Department of Transportation officials explain that using navigation apps could get them into trouble, especially around the I-70

 
Google Maps Goes Crazy on Android Auto, Waze Now the Better Option
Google Maps Goes Crazy on Android Auto, Waze Now the Better Option

8 Aug 2021, 06:23 UTC / More and more problems hitting Google Maps on Android Auto, and now it looks like switching navigation apps is the better option