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Apple Maps Will Now Plot EV Charging Stations

12/08/2016, Range anxiety is no longer what it used to be as electric vehicles now not only have a longer range in between charges, but also charge faster than before. However finding an EV charging station is still something that drivers need to think about since...

Apple Drones Will Help Company Make Maps Better

12/01/2016, Apple is reportedly planning some major improvements for its Maps service to better compete against the behemoth that is Google Maps. According to a new report, Apple is going to rely on drones as well as new indoor navigation features to further improve...

Apple Maps Now Come With Full Amtrak Support

10/03/2016, When Apple first announced their mapping plans, many feared that it would spell the end of Google Maps on iOS. However following the debacle that was the app’s launch, Google had nothing to fear as Apple’s CEO Tim Cook had at that time recommended...

Apple Maps Fiasco Is The Reason We Have Public Betas Now

08/08/2016, A couple of years ago, Apple announced that they would be launching a public beta for OS X. This was followed the next year with a public beta for iOS. Both these moves are a bit odd for Apple as the company has never really been one to share their inner...

iOS 10 Brings Transit Data For Japan To Apple Maps

07/03/2016, Apple Maps has been late to provide users with transit data but now it’s gradually adding the much-needed transit data for more and more locations and now the company has confirmed that the upcoming major iOS update is going to add transit data for...

Apple Maps In iOS 10 Will Now Remember Where You Parked Your Car

06/15/2016, One of the changes Apple is making in iOS 10 is to Apple Maps. The app was launched with a lot of controversy as it was chock full of errors and mistakes that forced Apple’s CEO to release an apology note where he also went ahead to recommend...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Go Live In Miami And Atlanta

06/09/2016, Apple has now expanded the availability of transit directions in Apple Maps to two additional cities in the United States. Apple Maps users in Miami and Atlanta can now get transit directions within the application. This will enable users to get...

Embeddable Apple Maps Could Be Coming In The Future

04/19/2016, We’re sure you have come across websites for retailers or restaurants where they put down their address and also embed Google Maps onto their website for easy viewing. So far the default choice for many websites is Google Maps and unsurprisingly so, but...

Apple Maps Used More Than Google Maps On iPhones Today

12/08/2015, When Apple Maps made its debut several years ago, many were giddy with anticipation considering that various reports of the companies that Apple acquired to help build it, along with the technology that would be powering the service. However safe to say...

Apple Maps Uses Foursquare Data For Business Listings

11/16/2015, While Apple Maps held a lot of promise at its announcement, the reality was far from what many had expected. However to be fair, over the years Apple has made various changes and improvements to the software, resulting in a maps app that is perfectly...

Popular Amtrak Routes Added To Apple Maps

10/20/2015, One of the things that many people disliked about Apple Maps was that it didn’t provide transit directions like rival Google Maps, which was booted as a native app from iOS to make way for Apple’s homegrown solution. Apple has been working...

Apple Acquires Mapping Visualization Startup MapSense

09/16/2015, While Apple Maps has improved tremendously since its inception, it’s safe to say that many still turn to Google Maps or even Bing Maps as an alternative to what Apple is offering. Perhaps they were jaded by their previous experience, or maybe Google’s...

Apple To Move Around Camera-Studded Vehicles For Street View

06/10/2015, Apple has officially confirmed that it is overhauling its Street View-style service. The company is going to place a fleet of camera-studded vehicles on the streets of Ireland, US and UK to collect accurate data. It was in February, when a car chartered...