Maps

WifiMapper helps you find free Wi-Fi hotspots anywhere in the world

WifiMapper helps you find free Wi-Fi hotspots anywhere in the world

As I am writing this post I have 10 different devices connected to the internet and not a single cord is needed. That is one of the greatest things about Wi-Fi, it gives me and my devices unfettered access to YouTube, Google images, and iPhonehacks.com. But when I leave the comfort of my home or office, the Wi-Fi connectivity doesn’t come along with me.

iOS 9 feature wish list: Improved Maps app

iOS 9 feature wish list: Improved Maps app

Apple’s brave move to replace Google Maps with its own Maps app in iOS 6 backfired miserably and forced the company to issue an apology to its customers. But it has been almost 3 years since the launch of Apple Maps, and the company is yet to roll out any major new features or improvements for it.

Apple looks to add a human touch to voice directions in Maps

Apple looks to add a human touch to voice directions in Maps

Apple is looking to make voice directions in Maps feel more natural as if they were being provided by a real human, a new patent application shows. The company hopes to do away with vague instructions that can be unhelpful and confusing to drivers.

Job listing indicates Apple plans on bringing public transit information into Maps

Job listing indicates Apple plans on bringing public transit information into Maps

Public transit information in Apple’s Maps has been a constant topic for quite some time, but a new job listing may indicate it’s finally coming.

Here’s how small businesses can claim POIs in Apple Maps with iOS 8.3

Here’s how small businesses can claim POIs in Apple Maps with iOS 8.3

Apple’s iOS 8.3 update, which made its public debut on Wednesday, includes a new feature that allows small businesses to manage their own POI data inside the Maps app. In this how-to, we’ll show you how you can claim and manage yours.

Apple Maps now displays hotel reviews from TripAdvisor and Booking.com

Apple Maps now displays hotel reviews from TripAdvisor and Booking.com

Up until now, Apple has only displayed customer reviews and other points of interest in Apple Maps from Yelp. However, the company seems to have expanded its sources to include reviews from TripAdvisor and Booking.com as well. 

Apple awarded patent that could help Maps users avoid areas with weak cellular signal

Apple awarded patent that could help Maps users avoid areas with weak cellular signal

Using a mapping service to get from somewhere to somewhere else usually means trying to find the best, or quickest, route.

Apple Maps now has ‘real-time’ animations in 3D, Big Ben shows the actual time

Apple Maps now has ‘real-time’ animations in 3D, Big Ben shows the actual time

Apple has just given you a great reason to open up its Maps app by integrating “real-time” animations into its 3D views. Users will find the actual time displayed on Big Ben, and they can watch the London Eye turn as Flyover pans around it.

Apple adds data from GasBuddy and GreatSchools to Apple Maps

Apple adds data from GasBuddy and GreatSchools to Apple Maps

Apple has recently added several new companies to its Apple Maps webpage, which acknowledges the list of data providers for Apple Maps.

9 new locations added to Apple’s 3D Flyover in Maps

9 new locations added to Apple’s 3D Flyover in Maps

Apple has been continuously adding new locations to its 3D Flyover feature within Maps, making it possible for users to take a detailed flyover trip of some of the greatest sites across the globe right from their Apple device.