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Topic: Apple Maps

Apple Maps team spotted doing on-foot sensor recon in San Francisco

10/12/2018, 04:10 pm

In what appears to be a first for Apple, data collection for Apple Maps is now being done on foot and not just in vehicles, photos published on Friday reveal.

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Apple begins using smaller Subaru cars to capture Apple Maps data

10/11/2018, 04:10 pm

Apple is reportedly deploying a new vehicle, the Subaru Impreza hatchback, to its fleet of vehicles driving the world to collect first-party Maps data.

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Apple's new India chief pursues aggressive strategy to revive cold iPhone sales

08/06/2018, 09:08 am

Despite recent claims to the contrary, the new head of Apple's India operations, ex-Singapore executive Michel Coulomb, is reportedly pursuing an aggressive strategy to save iPhone sales in the country, which have dwindled to just 1 percent of the local phone market.

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Apple taking Maps 'to the next level' in iOS 12

06/29/2018, 11:06 am

Not content with the uneven coverage in Apple Maps since its 2012 launch, Apple on Friday revealed that it will debut limited first-party maps data in the next iOS 12 beta, expanding that coverage as time goes on.

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Apple Maps recovers from multi-hour partial service outage affecting search & directions [u]

06/15/2018, 10:06 am

Apple Maps endured a multi-hour partial service outage on Friday, with a large number of users unable to use the navigational functions to get directions on the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac versions of the app.

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Here are all the big changes to Apple Maps in 2017 and 2018

06/13/2018, 01:06 pm

In a bid to beat Google, Apple is continually updating Apple Maps, bringing in new features and expanding coverage. Here's what the company's been adding over the last year. Updated on Sept. 20 with the addition of transit directions across New Zealand.

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Apple Maps extends to the web with MapKit JS beta

06/06/2018, 02:06 pm

Apple is expanding what can be done with Apple Maps, announcing at WWDC 2018 that MapKit JS can be used to embed maps within a website, a function that has been offered by its competition for a considerable amount of time.

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Apple Maps mislabeling locations in rural Canada

05/24/2018, 04:05 pm

While similar problems have been resolved in other parts of the world, Apple Maps is continuing to use mislabeled places in much of rural Canada, according to user complaints and a check by AppleInsider.

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Latest Apple Maps update includes indoor mapping for Sydney airport, more

04/26/2018, 11:04 am

Apple is ever-evolving the coverage of Maps features such as public transit directions, bringing them to more regions in the U.S. and abroad. Here's some of the latest additions, indicating the company's progress.

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Apple Maps gains statewide transit coverage in Arkansas, Ohio, Maryland & West Virginia

04/02/2018, 03:04 pm

Apple's continuing expansion of public transit directions in Maps has brought coverage to most urban areas in Arkansas, Ohio, Maryland, and West Virginia -- though the company still has much work to do to catch up with Google.

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Apple expands Transit directions in Virginia, Missouri

03/27/2018, 11:03 pm

Apple this week integrated public transit data in its mapping service app covering a number of metropolitan areas in Virginia and Missouri, offering iOS and macOS Maps app users access to bus and rail routes in the region.

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Ex-Apple executives snipe on Twitter following Siri launch account

03/15/2018, 03:03 pm

The day after an account surfaced that laid out the troubled history of Apple's Siri feature before, at, and after launch, a few of the report's key players are arguing about it on Twitter.

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Apple Maps adds transit information covering Orlando, FL

03/14/2018, 10:03 am

Apple has enabled public transit data in Apple Maps for users in Orlando, Fla., providing residents and visitors using the mapping service with more information about bus routes, times, and service updates across the metropolitan area.

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Apple Maps adds locations of bike-sharing stations in over 175 cities

03/12/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple Maps has been updated to include the locations of bike sharing services in over 175 cities in 36 countries, allowing tourists and those wanting to cycle around an area to quickly find the nearest bike-sharing station that can provide them the two-wheeled vehicles.

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Informal testing finds Apple Maps arrival times are 'intentionally conservative' to provide a good user experience

02/22/2018, 03:02 pm

A months-long, quasi-scientific test of the three leading car navigation apps -- Apple Maps, Google Maps, and Waze -- found that Apple's software regularly overestimates trip times, which may help drivers arrive on time or even early.

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Apple Maps transit directions come to Tucson, Arizona

02/12/2018, 04:02 pm

Thanks to behind-the-scenes updates, visitors and residents of Tucson, Ariz. can now use Apple Maps to figure out public transit directions across the city.

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Apple AI director talks advances in machine learning & mapping for self-driving car platform

12/09/2017, 10:12 pm

Apple's director of AI research, Ruslan Salakhutdinov, gave peers a small glimpse into the company's self-driving platform this week, discussing some internal projects at the NIPS machine learning conference.

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Apple Maps adds public transit directions for Tampa, Fla.

12/05/2017, 12:12 am

Apple has activated public transit directions in Apple Maps for users in Tampa, Fla, granting access to timetables and routes covering local bus, train, and streetcar operations.

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Apple adds indoor maps for airports in Berlin, London, Geneva & Amsterdam

11/30/2017, 10:11 am

Apple has added detailed indoor coverage to several European airports in Apple Maps, including Berlin's Tegel and Schoenefeld, London's Heathrow and Gatwick, Amsterdam's Schiphol, and Geneva in Switzerland.

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Apple Maps gets public transit directions for Phoenix

10/30/2017, 03:10 pm

Apple has silently updated its Maps coverage with public transit directions for Phoenix, Ariz., filling in another major U.S. city.

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