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May 2, 2017
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Apple Watch support returning to Google Maps ‘in the future,’ Google says

Google on Monday responded to revelations that the latest Google Maps update is stripped of all Apple Watch support, saying it expects to return compatibility with Apple’s wearable at some point in the future. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 19, 2017
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Google rolling out new ‘Your Timeline’ location history feature to Google Maps on iOS

In addition to the iOS update it rolled out yesterday, Google today has announced another new feature for Google Maps on iOS. In a blog post this afternoon, Google announced the addition of a new feature called Your Timeline, which allows … Continue reading

March 7, 2017
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Apple patent uses depth maps for smart facial detection, bolsters iPhone 8 rumors

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent covering the detection of human faces in digital video feeds by leveraging depth map information, technology that could be a building block of a face-based bio-recognition system rumored to debut with this year’s … Continue reading

December 20, 2016
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Report: After fatal accident, Apple says it is working to add rail crossing data to Maps

As navigation apps such as Apple Maps become a more integral part of society, a variety of effects are starting to become apparent. A new report from The New York Times details how Google Maps played a role in a fatal accident in … Continue reading

December 4, 2016
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This week on AI: ‘iPhone 8’ plans, Apple Maps drone fleet, MacBook Pro performance shootout & more

News settled down this week post-Thanksgiving, but there were still developments involving next year’s OLED-equipped "iPhone 8," and hints about where Apple is going with its Maps app and future health hardware. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 25, 2016
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Google Maps gets food delivery, plus code integration in update

Google on Monday updated its flagship mapping app for iOS with a few new features, including integration with food delivery services like Seamless and Grubhub, as well as the ability to generate plus codes by dropping a pin. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

August 10, 2016
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Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi Discuss Maps and ‘Learning From Apple’s Failures’ In New Interview

Continuing from an interview with Tim Cook and Eddy Cue earlier in the week, Fast Company today posted a lengthy new interview session with Cue and Craig Federighi, in which the two discussed Apple Maps, the legacy of Apple devices, … Continue reading

January 12, 2016
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iOS 9.3 Preview: First look at updated Apple Music + Maps apps in CarPlay [Video]

Earlier today Apple unloaded several new beta software updates including iOS 9.3 for iPhone which adds some handy new features to CarPlay. Specifically, both the Maps and Music apps for CarPlay were updated to work more like the iPhone versions on iOS … Continue reading

December 8, 2015
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Apple Maps Now Used Three Times More Than Google Maps on iPhone

When Apple Maps first debuted alongside iOS 6, it drew significant criticism for its inaccuracies in mapping data, errors when locating points of interest, lack of transit information and odd 3D mapping imagery. Many users opted not to upgrade to … Continue reading

November 10, 2015
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Google bringing expanded offline maps, navigation to iOS

iPhone owners will soon be able to get the same convenient offline access to maps, navigation information, and point-of-interest data promised to Android users in a future Google Maps update, the search firm said Tuesday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 25, 2015
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Apple Pay Badges Appear in Some Maps Listings in Australia, Canada and Europe

Apple Pay badges have been added to Apple Maps listings for select Coles and Woolworths supermarket locations in Australia, as spotted by multiple users on discussion forum AppleTalk Australia. The badges are normally reserved for locations that accept Apple Pay, … Continue reading

September 29, 2015
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Google Maps comes to the Apple Watch in latest iOS app update

Google has released an updated version of its mapping application for iOS that includes several new features, including an Apple Watch app. Along with the new watch app comes the ability to compare ETAs for different modes of transportation, such … Continue reading

May 30, 2015
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Apple-Leased Vans Gathering Maps Info for Shift to In-House Mapping Database

For the past several months, Apple-leased Dodge Caravans with equipment-laden roofs have been spotted driving around the United States. While early speculation suggested the vans could be Apple’s first attempt at developing a self-driving vehicle, it quickly became clear that … Continue reading