What you need to know
- Apple Maps has been updated in two new locations.
- All-new maps are now available in both Singapore and Germany.
- It means users have more accurate navigation, better road views, 3D landmarks, and more.
Apple has today rolled out all-new maps to Germany and Singapore, the company announced.
The company stated (opens in new tab):
The company confirmed (opens in new tab) the same rollout in Germany, noting that three-dimensional landmarks would include the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building, the Berlin TV Tower, the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and Neuschwanstein Castle.
Eddy Cue, SVP of services, said that the company was excited to bring its maps to even more users, stating "Maps has been rebuilt from the ground up, with better navigation, richer detail, more accurate information for places, and remarkable features that only Apple can deliver, like Look Around, Natural Language Guidance, and more. Now it is easier than ever for users to find the places they love and get to where they're going."
The update not only brings new maps but also improved navigation with improved Siri guidance, and features such as sharing your ETA with family and friends. Also new is accident reporting, and with iOS 15 users in both locations can better navigate public transport using devices like iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7.
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.
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