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Apple’s EyeDrive System for Collecting Maps Data Using Advanced Vehicles Detailed

Apple’s EyeDrive System for Collecting Maps Data Using Advanced Vehicles Detailed

It is no secret that Apple has been using vehicles equipped with advanced cameras and sensors to collect geographical data to improve Apple Maps. However, the detailed process of collecting data was not known to anyone outside Apple’s team. Well, that changes today.

iOS 14: How to Get Cycling Directions in Apple Maps on iPhone

iOS 14: How to Get Cycling Directions in Apple Maps on iPhone

With iOS 14, Apple is adding much-needed improvements to the default Maps app on the iPhone. The notable add-ons include Cycling directions, Guides support for popular places, EV routings, Speed and red light camera, and more. Among them, Cycling directions support is a welcome addition as the practice is gaining traction among cities in the world. Google Maps has had cycling directions for years and it’s good to see Apple adding them in the default Maps app with iOS 14. Let’s understand how to use Apple Maps cycling directions in iOS 14 on iPhone.

Google Maps Update Brings Support for Dashboard Mode on CarPlay, New Apple Watch App Launched

Google Maps Update Brings Support for Dashboard Mode on CarPlay, New Apple Watch App Launched

Apple introduced Dashboard Mode on CarPlay in iOS 13 last year. The new version of CarPlay offered a split-screen view of a map alongside a music menu. Until now, the feature was limited to Apple Maps on CarPlay. Apple extended Dashboard Mode support for third-party apps with iOS 13.4. Now Google has finally implemented a split-screen interface for Google Maps in CarPlay.

Apple Maps Brings Groceries, Food Delivery, Pharmacy Category to the Forefront during COVID-19

Apple Maps Brings Groceries, Food Delivery, Pharmacy Category to the Forefront during COVID-19

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 Partners with AR Startup to Bring Reliable Indoor Maps to Third Party Apps

Apple Partners with AR Startup to Bring Reliable Indoor Maps to Third Party Apps

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 Maps Could Get Editorial Content and Recommendations in the Future

Apple Maps Could Get Editorial Content and Recommendations in the Future

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 Maps Transit Directions Are Now Going Live in Europe

Apple Maps Transit Directions Are Now Going Live in Europe

Apple has been steadily improving its Maps service, adding more data and features to the app on all its platforms. After rolling out the revamped Apple Maps in the US, it has now started rolling out transit data to some European cities.

Revamped Apple Maps Rolls out for All Users in the United States

Revamped Apple Maps Rolls out for All Users in the United States

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.

This Apple Maps UI Concept Shows How Apple Can Have Edge Over Google Maps

This Apple Maps UI Concept Shows How Apple Can Have Edge Over Google Maps

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 Changes Crimea Map to Please the Russian Government

Apple Changes Crimea Map to Please the Russian Government

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.