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Topic: Maps

Apple Maps activates Transit directions in select areas of Arkansas

03/14/2018, 09:03 pm

Apple recently activated public transit directions in major metropolitan areas of Arkansas, including Little Rock and Jonesboro, further building out the Apple Maps feature for users in the U.S.


Apple Maps expands lane guidance feature Austria, South Africa, and Switzerland

02/28/2018, 05:02 pm

Apple recently expanded its Apple Maps lane guidance feature to cover Austria, South African and Switzerland, providing users in those countries access to localized onscreen assets designed to keep drivers abreast of upcoming highway or freeway deviations.


Apple Maps activates Transit directions in South Carolina

02/27/2018, 09:02 pm

Apple recently enabled Apple Maps public transit data for major metropolitan areas in South Carolina as part of ongoing efforts to build out its mapping service, granting users access to bus timetables, schedules and routes.


Uber reinstates Maps extensions, Siri integration in update

02/06/2018, 05:02 pm

Uber in an update to its iOS app on Tuesday re-enabled Maps and Siri integrations that were inexplicably removed in January, suggesting the apparent error originated with the ride sharing app and not Apple's operating system.


PSA: Uber update seemingly disables Apple Maps extensions, Siri integration

01/31/2018, 11:01 pm

Uber's latest iOS app update, released on Jan. 22, appears to have disabled compatibility with Apple Maps extensions, meaning users looking to hail rides within Apple's mapping app are out of luck until the issue is resolved.


Apple rolls out transit directions in Milwaukee, Wis., and Omaha, Neb.

01/29/2018, 07:01 pm

Continuing a buildout of its internal mapping platform, Apple recently activated public transit directions in Apple Maps for Milwaukee, Wis., and Omaha, Neb., granting users in those locations access to timetables and routes covering local bus operations.


Apple details indoor maps coverage of 34 airports, multiple malls

12/13/2017, 10:12 pm

Apple started implementing indoor mapping data with iOS 11, offering users a new navigation aid for major airports and large malls. While rollout has been slow, the company on Wednesday compiled a list of the 43 indoor locations where users can take advantage of the feature.


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.


Google Maps app updated to fill iPhone X edge-to-edge OLED display

11/30/2017, 03:11 pm

One of the most popular applications on the iOS App Store now takes advantage of the edge-to-edge OLED display on the iPhone X, as Google Maps has been updated to accommodate Apple's flagship handset.


Apple Maps transit information added for Birmingham, Ala.

10/17/2017, 09:10 am

Apple on Tuesday added public transit directions for Birmingham, Alabama for users of the Maps apps on iOS and macOS.


Apple Maps Transit directions go live in Taiwan

10/12/2017, 11:10 pm

Apple this week activated Apple Maps Transit in Taiwan, offering users in the region access to travel timetables and directions integrating data from local train, bus, ferry and other public transport services.


Apple enables Maps Transit directions in Madrid

06/27/2017, 08:06 pm

Apple this week activated Transit directions in Madrid, Spain, offering users in the area access to local bus, train and metro travel data.


Apple unveils iOS 11 with P2P Apple Pay transfers, a new sound for Siri, AirPlay 2, more

06/05/2017, 02:06 pm

The next major update for iOS is turned up to 11, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook joked on Monday in unveiling the software update. It includes a revamped Control Center with deep 3D Touch support, the ability to directly transfer money to friends with Apple Pay, a new voice for Siri, and multi-speaker support with AirPlay 2.


Major apps abandoning Apple Watch, including Google Maps, Amazon & eBay [u]

05/01/2017, 02:05 pm

In recent months, major companies that offered dedicated Apple Watch apps have since abandoned the platform, quietly removing support for watchOS in updates submitted to the App Store.


Apple Maps expands into Middle East with Traffic for Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

04/24/2017, 11:04 pm

Apple in a recent update to Maps activated Traffic data for two Middle Eastern countries, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, though it appears only major metropolitan areas are supported at this time.


Google's Top News results for 'Great Barrier Reef' directs to fringe political commentary

03/23/2017, 04:03 pm

Google's algorithmic efforts to "organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful" are again facing a critical failure, calling into question confidence in the search giant's unfinished, buggy artificial intelligence that's currently stomping all over its mission statement.


Apple Maps gains public transit directions for Detroit/Windsor area

02/13/2017, 01:02 pm

Apple this week updated its Maps apps for iOS and macOS with public transit directions for Detroit, Mich., as well as the neighboring Canadian city of Windsor.


Apple rolls out Maps transit directions in New Orleans in time for Mardi Gras

02/06/2017, 01:02 pm

Apple has once again expanded the availability ot public transit directions in its Maps apps for iOS and macOS, this time brining them to New Orleans a few weeks ahead the city's annual Mardi Gras festival.


Google updates Maps on iOS with better ridesharing UI, end-to-end Uber integration

01/12/2017, 03:01 pm

Google on Thursday updated its Maps apps for iOS and Android alike with a new, more in-depth ridesharing interface, including deeper integration with Uber that lets people hail a car without switching apps.


Apple working to integrate grade crossings in Maps after federal lobby

12/19/2016, 08:12 pm

Citing a recent uptick in accidents at grade crossings, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Monday issued a safety recommendation asking 11 technology and delivery companies, including Apple and Google, to integrate the locations of more than 200,000 such crossings into their respective digital mapping products.