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Waze Wants To Help You Navigate Difficult Traffic Intersections

06/19/2016, It’s not uncommon to drive up to an intersection that has no traffic light, limited visibility, and a constant flow of traffic, or a mix of the three. It thus becomes quite stressful to turn left or go straight through while crossing multiple lanes...

Waze Testing New Carpooling Service In San Francisco

05/16/2016, Waze, a company owned by Google, has started testing a new carpooling service in the San Francisco Bay Area. The test in the Bay Area follows a similar pilot that the company conducted in Israel last year. The service can be accessed using the Waze Rider...

Waze Exploit Lets Strangers Track Your Driving

04/26/2016, Waze has a function that lets you share your driving with your friends who use the app as well. This lets your friends keep track of where you are going so they know that you are really on the way, instead of saying you’re on the way but in reality...

Waze Warns You When You Cross The Speed Limit

03/29/2016, Let us have a show of hands here – how many of you out there actually depend a whole lot on Waze when it comes to getting around, including to the destination where you are headed toward? Well, if you are more or less one who is unable to live...

Waze Planned Drives On iOS Makes Navigation Even Easier

03/16/2016, With Waze 4.0 for Android having launched not too long ago, in keeping with the company’s promises, here we are with word that Waze Planned Drives on iOS has arrived, which will be part of the new version 4.3, and it will do its bit to make sure that...

Waze 4.0 For Android Launched

03/10/2016, Every single app will need an update from time to time in order to improve, that is for sure, otherwise it will simply stagnate and enter into app oblivion as the world moves on to the next big thing. Google-owned Waze is an app that has greatly helped...

Waze For Android Will Soon Get A Major Update

03/01/2016, Since Google owns Waze you would expect the company to bring all new features to the Android app but that’s not the case here. The company today announced that it’s soon going to release a major update for Waze on Android. The update will look...

Morgan Freeman Narrates Your Waze Directions

02/22/2016, If they ever make a documentary about my life I would most certainly want them to get Morgan Freeman to narrate it. I am sure many have a similar wish, after all, the man has velvety pipes like no other. I don’t see them making a documentary about...

Waze Transport SDK Announced

01/26/2016, Ridesharing services are certainly one of the catalysts in many economies worldwide these days, and it looks like Waze would like to take advantage of the situation by the launch of the Waze Transport SDK (software development kit) which will allow...

You Can Now Use C-3PO As Waze’s Navigation Voice

11/24/2015, If you have ever used Waze you know that the app comes with spoken directions as one of its features. Now there are several different voices that one can choose from, but in case you want a bit of a unique voice, you’re in luck. According to a report...

Waze Gets Biggest Update After Being Acquired By Google

10/19/2015, It has been a long time since Waze got a major update and today it’s finally getting one even though it’s only available for iOS right now. This is the first update of its kind after Waze, a popular app that uses crowdsourced data to warn...

Waze Accused Of Stealing Traffic Data Ahead Of Google Acquisition

09/03/2015, A couple of years ago, Google announced that they would be acquiring Waze. It was an interesting purchase given that Google already had Google Maps, but the idea of crowd-sourced traffic data appeared to be a bit too appealing for Google to pass up. Not...

Waze Will Now Warn Drivers Of Dangerous Intersections

08/28/2015, Waze is a great app as it can warn you of upcoming traffic jams, road works, accidents, and so on. However what it can’t warn you about are dangerous intersections, or at least until now. Waze has announced on their blog that the app will now be able to...

Waze Launches RideWith Carpooling Service

07/06/2015, For those who are unfamiliar, Waze is a navigational service that was bought over by Google and exists as a standalone app as opposed to being integrated with Google Maps, something which we’re sure many thought Google would do. That being said, the...