Apple Maps has reorganized categories and brings food delivery and medical services to the forefront. The changes are aimed at helping users during the COVID-19 outbreak and are similar to the one introduced by Google Maps.
Apple has partnered with AR startup to bring improved indoor maps to all of its devices via Apple Maps. The companies are working together to enable AR maps to exist in places other than Apple Maps, such as inside individual apps and on the web.
Apple has big plans for its mapping and navigation solution, and the company wants to go right up against Google Maps. After completing the rollout of redesigned Apple Maps in the US and some other markets, the company might be planning to bring editorial content and recommendations to its app.
Apple has announced newly redesigned maps for the United States. The revamped Maps load much faster, are more accurate and offer a better view of roads, buildings, airports, and malls.
Apple Maps’ launch was met with heavy criticism, and the iPhone maker has done a lot over the past few years to improve its mapping and navigation solution. However, it is still lagging in a few areas, and this new UI concept shows how Apple Maps can have an edge over Google Maps.
Apple has toed the line with governments for more than once. Last time around, the company took flak for removing an app related to Hong Kong protests. Now it has come to light that Apple has changed how Crimea is displayed in Maps and Weather apps after succumbing to the Russian government’s demand.
Apple Maps is receiving a major update as a part of iOS 13. Apple has not only updated the app but also refreshed its data in a major way to ensure its mapping service is able to better compete with Google Maps. Among other things, Apple has added a Look Around feature which takes on Google’s Street View.
While it might not seem like it, CarPlay in iOS 13 is a huge leap forward when it comes to the user experience. The Dark mode now matches iOS 13’s UI, there’s a new Light mode to boot and the new Dashboard gives you control of Maps and Music all in one screen. Plus, screen independence is finally here. Here are all the new CarPlay features for iPhone in iOS 13 you should know about.
At the WWDC keynote, Apple finally revealed the new iOS 13 operating system for the iPhone. It’s choke full of little features and one or two big reveals. First of all, there’s a separate OS for iPad now, called iPadOS. We’ll be talking about that in a separate article. Here, we’ll run through a list of everything that’s new in iOS 13 for iPhone. We’ll be updating the list as we find out about new features.