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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,...
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...
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...

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Apple lists its sources for transit directions in iOS 9

Apple lists its sources for transit directions in iOS 9

One of the big new features coming in iOS 9 is the addition of transit directions to Apple Maps, and we now know where that data is coming from. Apple has updated its Apple Maps Acknowledgement page with details on which outside sources are providing data for transit directions. As first spotted...
Apple adds 20 new locations to Maps Flyover

Apple adds 20 new locations to Maps Flyover

The Flyover feature in Apple Maps has gained support for 20 more cities, adding to a pool of cities that Apple has been gradually expanding over previous months. The new additions include cities in France, Mexico, and Italy, among others: Aarhus, Denmark Bobbio, Italy Budapest, Hungary Cádiz,...
Apple's mapping vans will hit streets in France and Sweden during August

Apple's mapping vans will hit streets in France and Sweden during August

Apple's mapping vehicles will be hitting more European streets in August, including locations in France and Sweden. The mapping vans will start driving in both countries either on or after August 1: France: Île-de-France - Hauts-de-Seine, Paris (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th,...
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....

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