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Apple adds seven new Flyover locations in Maps

After launching the Flyover feature in Europe earlier this year, Apple is expanding coverage by adding new locations in the region, including Germany, Spain, England and Portugal. Flyover in Apple Maps is now available in seven new locations, including: Almería, Spain Jerez de la Frontera,...
Apple once again said to be adding transit directions to Maps in iOS 9

Apple once again said to be adding transit directions to Maps in iOS 9

Transit directions, missing since Apple switched away from Google as a data provider for iOS 6, are once again said to be returning in iOS 9. Transit directions would be a major new feature to Apple's Maps application in iOS 9. The new directions, which were reportedly supposed to debut last year...
How to quickly get directions to any address on your iPhone

How to quickly get directions to any address on your iPhone

Apple's taken a bunch of steps in the past few years to make it easier to find directions for any given address, including data detectors that intelligently make addresses tappable in Messages, Maps search suggestions in Safari, and more. But the system isn't perfect, and I often find myself...

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Apple's mapping vehicles will be cruising the streets of several new states in July

Apple's mapping vehicles will be cruising the streets of several new states in July

Apple has updated its Apple Maps vehicles page with some new locations that it will be mapping later in July. Starting in the second half of the month, Apple's mapping vehicles will be cruising the streets of several new cities and counties in 13 more U.S. states, along with some locations in...
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Apple adds seven new Flyover locations in Maps

After launching the Flyover feature in Europe earlier this year, Apple is expanding coverage by adding new locations in the region, including Germany, Spain, England and Portugal. Flyover in Apple Maps is now available in seven new locations, including: Almería, Spain Jerez de la Frontera,...
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Apple vehicles hit the roads to capture street-level imagery for Apple Maps

Apple has joined the likes of Nokia and Google by launching a fleet for vehicles to help with mapping the world. The company is rolling out units in Ireland, the UK and US. The vehicles in the three regions will capture photographs of the surroundings to make Apple Maps a more accurate...
Maps in iOS 9 brings detailed transit maps to the fore

Maps in iOS 9 brings detailed transit maps to the fore

Maps in iOS 9 is getting a lot better with transit maps and much more. If you use public transit on a regular basis, Maps in iOS 9 is about to get much better. The big new feature coming to the table is the addition of transit maps, including detailed views of public transportation lines in...
How to check maps and directions on your Apple Watch

How to check maps and directions on your Apple Watch

Apple Watch can help you find out where to go and how to get there. With Maps on the Apple Watch you have full access to location information including businesses, points of interest, and driving and walking directions. So whether you're trying to find a pizza, find out about the Eiffel Tower,...
Review: ETA drives speedy directions and traffic prediction to Apple Watch

Review: ETA drives speedy directions and traffic prediction to Apple Watch

Want to get somewhere quickly — and know how long it will take you? ETA's on the job. At the beginning of this year, my roller derby league moved their practice space north of Boston, changing my five-minute commute to somewhere in the 55-minute vicinity. Boston is notorious for its rush...
Apple said to be gathering new map data to reduce reliance on partners

Apple said to be gathering new map data to reduce reliance on partners

Apple is reportedly in the process of gathering their own mapping data to build the next generation of their Maps service. Apple has reported deployed specially equipped vans in order to build up their own mapping database, which would reduce the company's reliance on third parties like TomTom....
Apple once again said to be adding transit directions to Maps in iOS 9

Apple once again said to be adding transit directions to Maps in iOS 9

Transit directions, missing since Apple switched away from Google as a data provider for iOS 6, are once again said to be returning in iOS 9. Transit directions would be a major new feature to Apple's Maps application in iOS 9. The new directions, which were reportedly supposed to debut last year...
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TomTom will continue to provide data for Apple Maps

Apple Maps will continue to use data provided by GPS company TomTom, thanks to a renewal of a previous agreement between the two companies. Amsterdam-based TomTom will keep providing data to Apple for use in its Maps app. TomTom revealed the news in an extremely brief press release: TomTom...
Apple buys Coherent Navigation, could make your GPS much more accurate!

Apple buys Coherent Navigation, could make your GPS much more accurate!

Apple has apparently bought GPS company Coherent Navigation to further bolster the expertise and technology within the company's maps group. Update: When reached for comment, an Apple spokesperson told iMore: Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not...

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