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Topic: Apple Maps

Apple Maps' Look Around feature works in three more U.S. cities

02/21/2020, 01:02 pm

Apple has rolled out its "Look Around" feature of Apple Maps into three more cities in the United States, giving users the ability to see Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. at street level on their iPhone or iPad.

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Apple Maps Transit directions go live in various locations in the EU

02/16/2020, 06:02 pm

Apple Maps are showing train, bus, and tram directions for users in new European locations such as France, Spain, and Germany as a new update appears rolls out across the EU.

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Apple Maps vs Google Maps - smartphone mapping titans battle it out in 2020

02/16/2020, 02:02 pm

Apple Maps and Google Maps have both recently undergone major updates. AppleInsider takes a look at both, and examines which changes might shift which platform you want to use.

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Machine learning could help Apple Maps fix bogus GPS coordinates

02/13/2020, 01:02 pm

Apple Maps may be able to provide its users with more accurate information about their location in the future, by using artificial intelligence to adjust GPS data when incorrect information or mistakes are detected in sensor readings.

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Apple rolls out improved Maps to all users in the US

01/30/2020, 01:01 pm

On Thursday afternoon, Apple announced that all users in the United States have access to a redesigned Maps with faster and more accurate navigation, plus comprehensive views of landmarks.

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Apple Maps improvements conclude with push into Alaska, Central & Southeast US

12/27/2019, 04:12 pm

Apple has made good on a promise it made at WWDC, and has now rolled out improved Apple Maps data across the entire U.S.

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Apple 'taking a deeper look' at Maps changes after Crimea debacle

12/02/2019, 07:12 am

In a statement following assignment of the Crimea Peninsula to Russia in Apple Maps and Weather, Apple says that it will re-evaluate how it handles disputed borders going forward -- but no changes have been made as of yet.

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Apple brings its updated Apple Maps into the midwest in new rolling update

10/14/2019, 08:10 am

Enhanced Apple Maps have begun expanding out of Northeast and into the Midwest, bringing more details to Ohio, West Virginia, and parts of Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana.

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Here's what it's like when Apple wants to buy your company

10/08/2019, 09:10 am

Six years after Apple bought his transit app firm, David Hodge has revealed the tensions, the secrecy, and the conditions that Apple puts you through while buying your firm.

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Apple updating New York City map with greater detail, Look Around [u]

09/30/2019, 08:09 am

Apple has begun the roll-out of its updated maps for New York City, which include more transit information, better landmark detail, and also Look Around.

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DuckDuckGo announces new Apple MapKit fueled search improvements

07/16/2019, 02:07 pm

Search provider DuckDuckGo is dramatically expanding their use of Apple Maps for better searching with the same commitment to privacy.

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Hands on with iOS 13 'Look Around' in Apple Maps

06/07/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple is improving Apple Maps with the newly announced "Look Around," an interactive neighborhood map rival to Google's Street View.

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Apple Maps car spotted mid-route in Italy, being cleaned

05/30/2019, 09:05 am

A vehicle used by Apple to capture images for Apple Maps has been spotted in Italy, with a pair of operators reportedly fixing a problem with the on-vehicle camera system in the middle of one of its journeys on Tuesday.

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Apple Maps vehicles to expand Canadian recon this summer

05/27/2019, 11:05 am

Apple on Monday announced that Apple Maps vehicles will do deeper scouting and imaging in Canada this summer, laying the groundwork for first-party data and enhanced details.

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Maxell sues Apple over navigation, camera & data tech patents

03/15/2019, 04:03 pm

Long-time magnetic storage and electronics maker Maxell on Friday launched a lawsuit against Apple, accusing it of violating 10 U.S. patents, some of them inherited from Hitachi.

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Apple Sunnyvale office described as 'black site' with tenuous work conditions

02/11/2019, 08:02 am

A new report gives a rare look into the Sunnyvale, Calif. Apple Maps satellite office on Hammerwood, where workers decry working conditions and describe it as a "black site."

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Apple expands on-foot recon for Apple Maps, debuts overhauled schedule site

02/06/2019, 11:02 am

Apple has revamped its schedule site for Apple Maps ground reconnaissance, simultaneously revealing more on-foot efforts in the U.S. and plans to start the first vehicle work in Andorra.

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DuckDuckGo adds Apple Maps integration for local search results

01/15/2019, 12:01 pm

Users of the privacy-focused DuckDuckGo will be seeing local search results with Apple Maps integration, the search engine has confirmed, with the integration of MapKit JS being used both for location-based searches as well as the Maps tab.

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India gets long-awaited turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps

01/10/2019, 08:01 am

Long a staple in places like the U.S. and Canada, turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps have finally come to the world's second-biggest country, India.

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Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California

11/19/2018, 11:11 am

Apple has confirmed plans to conduct more on-foot data collection for Apple Maps, going beyond the first efforts in San Francisco.

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