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10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay has changed (and improved) a lot since it made its debut in 2014, and it’s more widely supported in vehicles than ever before. Part of CarPlay’s appeal is its simplicity and ease-of-use, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some lesser-known tricks and tips that can help you make more of the platform.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Siri, Software, Computing, Settings, Dashboard, Apple Maps, Carplay, Operating Systems, Apple Carplay, Web Mapping, Here WeGo, Route Planning Software


Apple Maps Now Lets You Set Leaving or Arrival Times When Getting Directions

Apple Maps received a major overhaul in iOS 15 and in addition to new details in cities, an interactive globe, and enhanced driving directions, there are a handful of other smaller features that are available. When getting directions in the Maps app, there's a new feature that lets you choose a time to arrive or a time to leave, which lets you get prospective commute lengths ahead of time. If you tap on "Leaving Now" next to "My Location" when getting directions to a specific spot, you can ...
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Apple Maps Lets You Set Leaving or Arrival Times When Getting Directions in iOS 15

Apple Maps received a major overhaul in iOS 15 and in addition to new details in cities, an interactive globe, and enhanced driving directions, there are a handful of other smaller features that are available. When getting directions in the Maps app, there's a new feature that lets you choose a time to arrive or a time to leave, which lets you get prospective commute lengths ahead of time. If you tap on "Leaving Now" next to "My Location" when getting directions to a specific spot, you can ...
Tags: Google Maps, Apple Maps, iOS 15


Here’s everything Apple announced at the WWDC 2021 keynote

It’s that time again! This morning Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developer Conference the same way it does each year: a keynote jammed to the brim with new stuff. Didn’t have time to tune in to the liveblog or watch the stream? We get it. That’s why we’ve boiled all of the biggest news down to the bulletpoints for you below. Skim at your leisure! iOS 15 Craig Federighi started things off with details on the latest major update to iOS, noting that this release focuses on four points:...
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Redesigned Apple Maps Expanding to Spain and Portugal Today, Italy and Australia Later This Year

Apple today announced that an expansion of the company's more detailed Apple Maps app will be expanding to Spain and Portugal today, followed by Italy and Australia later this year. The revamped Maps app features richer landscape details such as roads, parking lots, parks, buildings, airports, and more. Apple uses its own vehicles equipped with LiDAR sensors and cameras to obtain mapping data. Apple worked for over a year to complete the rollout of the new Maps app in the United States, and ...
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Apple Maps upgrade brings more detailed maps, transit features, AR view and more

Among many updates coming to iOS 15, Apple Maps will receive a number of upgrades that will bring more detailed maps, improvements for transit riders, AR experiences and other changes to the platform. The improvements build on the new map Apple begin rolling out two years ago, which had focused on offering richer details, and — in response to user feedback and complaints — more accurate navigation. Since then, Apple Maps has steadily improved. The new map experience has since launched in the U.S...
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Apple Maps Vehicles Begin Collecting 'Look Around' Imagery in Czech Republic

Apple Maps vehicles equipped with LiDAR technology have started surveying select regions of Czech Republic this month, collecting street-level imagery and data, according to a list of locations maintained on Apple's website. Apple also started surveying the neighboring country of Poland in May as image collection expands across Eastern Europe. Apple will use the data collected to improve its Maps app and expand its Look Around feature beyond the five countries where it is currently supported,...
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Apple Maps Begins Surveying Poland for 'Look Around'

Apple Maps has begun surveying Poland for its "Look Around" feature, which offers users a 360-degree immersive panoramic look of a city or location. Apple maintains an updated list of countries, cities, and territories of where it is conducting ground surveys for Look Around. That list was recently updated with the addition of Poland. Additionally, a photo shared on Facebook shows an ‌Apple Maps‌ image collection vehicle in Poland. Apple says that the "vehicle ground-based research" of Polan...
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Review: Volkswagen's ID.4 EV Features Wireless CarPlay and a Gorgeous Infotainment System

Amid surging interest in electric cars, Volkswagen recently made a splash with the ID.4, its fully electric small SUV that has gone with a futuristic and minimalistic interior that relies on its massive main infotainment screen to handle a wide array of vehicle functions. The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 was launched in a special 1st Edition trim with special badging and other details, and while this was the trim I had on my test vehicle, it has sold out for general customers. VW is currently taking ...
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Apple Maps 'Look Around' Feature Expands to Atlanta, Georgia

Apple today expanded its "Look Around" feature for Apple Maps to Atlanta, Georgia, according to ‌Apple Maps‌ expert Justin O'Beirne. The expansion marks Apple's 14th Look Around update since the feature was released in June 2019. Look Around was initially introduced in iOS 13, and it offers 3D street-level imagery much like Google's Street View. At launch, Look Around was limited to just a handful of cities, but Apple has been expanding it since then and it is now an option in more than 20 ci...
Tags: Apple, Google, Portland, San Diego, Apple Maps, Atlanta Georgia, Justin O Beirne, New York Seattle San Francisco


Apple Maps Begins Surveying Hong Kong for 'Look Around'

As part of its continued push to expand the availability of features to more locations worldwide, Apple has begun to survey Hong Kong for Apple Maps' "Look Around" feature, which offers users a 360-degree immersive panoramic look of a city or location. Apple says that it is surveying all of Hong Kong, including the Hong Kong islands, Kowloon, New Territories, and the Macao Bridge. Image collection started this month and is expected to continue until July. Apple says that privacy remains a c...
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Apple Maps Cycling Directions Now Available Across California and Seattle

Starting with iOS 14, Apple Maps gained support for cycling directions, which take into account elevation, how busy a street is, and whether there are stairs along the route. The feature launched in a limited number of regions, but it has been gradually expanding, and as of this week is now available in Seattle and more areas of California. iPhone users in Seattle and across California have been receiving push notifications letting them know about cycling direction availability this week, and...
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How to report traffic incidents, hazards, and speed checks in Apple Maps on your iPhone

iOS 14.5 gives iPhone users the ability to can report a traffic incident in Apple Maps. Biz Jones/Getty Images To report a traffic incident in Maps on your iPhone, open the bottom menu on the map screen and tap the Report icon. The Maps app's Report option lets you flag traffic accidents, driving hazards, and speed traps. You'll need to update your iPhone to iOS 14.5 or newer to use Maps' reporting features. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Apple'...
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How to Share Your ETA in iOS 14.5 if You're Driving, Biking, or Walking

“Share ETA” is one of the best features to come from iOS 13—if you and your friends are Apple Maps users, that is. And once you’ve updated to iOS 14.5, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, you’ll be able to send ETAs to friends when you’re cycling or walking, too. Take that, cars.
Tags: Apple, Lifehacks, Apple Maps, ETAs


iOS 14.5: How to Report Speed Checks, Traffic Accidents, and Other Hazards in Apple Maps

In iOS 14.5 and later, Apple has added a Waze-like feature to its native Maps app that lets you report accidents, hazards, and speed checks along your route when getting directions. Keep reading to learn how it works. Driving on public roads can throw up all sorts of hazards, but if you're given prior warning then you can be better prepared to deal with them. Apple recognizes this, which is why it allows you to report incidents in Maps for the benefit of other users. If you see something dang...
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iOS 14.5 Features: Everything New in iOS 14.5

Apple today released iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to the public, introducing a slew of new features and changes. These updates are the biggest updates that we've had since iOS and iPadOS 14 were released, and we've highlighted everything that's new below. Unlock Your iPhone With Apple Watch When Wearing a Mask With iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4, also available now for the Apple Watch, Apple is making it easier to unlock your iPhone when you're wearing a mask. There's an "Unlock with Apple Watch"...
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iOS 14.5 goes live with Watch unlocking, tracking transparency and kissing emojis

At its big event last week, Apple tipped off the forthcoming arrival of the latest point update to iOS. Today 14.5 goes live for all users, and it’s shaping up to be one of the bigger updates to the mobile operating system in a bit. Mask-wearers will be able to unlock their iPhone with the Apple Watch The most long-awaited update from a purely user standpoint is probably the ability to unlock the phone using an Apple Watch. It’s another useful addition for the company’s wearable, but more ...
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Revamped Apple Maps Now Being Tested in Spain and Portugal

Apple has started testing its revamped Maps experience in Spain and Portugal this week, as noticed by MacRumors reader Jordi Guillamet. This follows the redesigned Apple Maps becoming available in Canada late last year. During the testing period, the updated maps will only be visible to some users. The revamped Apple Maps experience provides more detailed views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls, and more, along with faster and more accurate navigation. The updated maps started roll...
Tags: Apple, Spain, Canada, United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, Portugal, Apple Maps, Justin O Beirne, Jordi Guillamet


Apple Maps Native Ratings System Coming to US Places of Interest, Perhaps as Early as Next Week

With the release of iOS 14 and macOS 11, Apple introduced a new way for users to review places of interest and upload photos to Apple Maps that doesn't rely on third party integrations like Yelp and TripAdvisor. Users who tap a marker for a place on the map that they have physically visited are offered the ability to recommend a place using a thumbs up/thumbs down rating that can also distinguish between relevant categories, such as ratings for the quality of products and services in a shop, ...
Tags: Apple, United States, Tripadvisor, Apple Maps, Redditor, Joshua Tree National Park, United Kingdom Australia, US Places of Interest Perhaps


Best Buy Gains Apple Business Chat Support

Customers can now message Best Buy to get questions answered, store timings, resolve issues, and more using iMessage through Apple's Business Chat feature, as first reported by Apple blog Appleosophy. Using iMessage Business Chat, Best Buy customers can now initiate a conversation with the retail chain by either navigating to a Best Buy location on Apple Maps and tapping the "Message" button or through its website and apps. Apple Business Chat allows customers to message participating busine...
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Longtime Apple Maps Bug in Australia Erroneously Lists Businesses in Residential Areas

There's a curious bug in the Apple Maps app that's affecting Australians, which appears to be caused by a bad data set. Multiple complaints on Twitter suggest that ‌Apple Maps‌ is listing certain businesses incorrectly, directing Australians to residential areas rather than the actual business location. An erroneous hospital listing located near Twitter user Russell Ivanovic ‌Apple Maps‌ appears to be pulling in data from where business owners live, rather than where their businesses are loc...
Tags: Apple, Twitter, Australia, Apple Maps, ABN, Russell Ivanovic, Heidi Helen Pilypas, John Cleary, David Colville, Trent Lloyd


How to Use Google Maps' ‘Indoor AR’ Directions

Google recently showed off a slate of new Google Maps features Android and iOS users are getting this year. The first is indoor AR directions for Map’s Live View mode, which is rolling out now in select U.S. cities.Read more...
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Apple Maps adds COVID-19 travel guidance for over 300 airports worldwide

Apple has updated its native Maps app with more helpful information designed to assist with travel while mitigating the spread of COVID-19. Apple Maps on iPhone, iPad and Mac will now show COVID-19 health measure information for airports when searched via the app, either through a link to the airport’s own COVID-19 advisory page, or directly on the in-app location card itself. The new information is made available through a partnership with the Airports Council International and provides details...
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Daily Crunch: Uber to classify UK drivers as workers

Uber changes driver classification following a legal defeat in the U.K., Facebook says it will crack down on rule-breaking Groups and Snap makes an e-commerce acquisition. This is your Daily Crunch for March 17, 2021. The big story: Uber to classify UK drivers as workers Following a Supreme Court ruling, Uber said it will classify all drivers in the United Kingdom as workers — a category between self-employed and employed that entitles those designated to a minimum wage and holiday pay. That d...
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Apple Maps updated with Covid-19 vaccination locations in the U.S.

Google earlier this year announced an update to Google Maps to help people find Covid-19 vaccination sites nearby, and now Apple is doing the same. Apple device owners can either ask Siri or search within Apple Maps to find nearby Covid-19 vaccine providers within the U.S., the company says. These results will include key information, like operating hours, addresses, phone numbers and links to the provider’s website. To access this information through a voice command, users can ask Siri somethin...
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Apple Maps updated with COVID-19 vaccination locations in the US

Google earlier this year announced an update to Google Maps to help people find COVID-19 vaccination sites nearby, and now Apple is doing the same. Apple device owners can either ask Siri or search within Apple Maps to find nearby COVID-19 vaccine providers within the U.S., the company says. These results will include key information, like operating hours, addresses, phone numbers and links to the provider’s website. To access this information through a voice command, users can ask Siri somethin...
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Apple Maps now shows you COVID-19 vaccination locations

Apple Maps is now showing more than 20,000 COVID-19 vaccination locations, including operating hours, addresses, phone numbers, and relevant website links.
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Apple Maps Displays COVID-19 Vaccination Locations in United States

Apple today updated its Maps app to display nearby COVID-19 vaccine providers across the United States to make it easier for people to find an appropriate location to receive the vaccination when eligible. Vaccine location listings include operating hours, address, phone number, and a link to the provider's website where Apple Maps users can get more information about available vaccines and book an appointment. Apple has also introduced a Siri integration for vaccines. You can ask ‌Siri‌ "Wh...
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iOS 14.5: Apple Maps Could Feature Real-Time Crowd Data for Points of Interest

With iOS and iPadOS 14.5 scheduled for an early spring release, Apple has begun testing a new feature that could provide Apple Maps users with real-time crowd data for points of interest, similar to Google Maps. In the iOS and iPadOS 14.5 beta, an updated section in the "Location Services" menu of Apple's Privacy settings states that Apple will collect data from users, such as when a specific app is opened near a point of interest, to determine how crowded the location is, and whether that sp...
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Google Maps Will Let You Draw Missing Roads

Google Maps is great—except when it’s not. Missing roads, incorrect street names, closed-down bridges, and more can really put a hamper on your travels. And by “put a hamper on your travels,” I mean it’ll throw you into a blind rage as you stomp on the gas while you try to figure out where the hell you need to go when…
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