Apple’s redesigned Maps app is available across the US, adds real-time transit for Miami

Apple’s updated and more detailed Maps experience has now rolled out across the U.S., the company announced this morning. The redesigned app will include more accurate information overall as well as comprehensive views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls and other public places. It will also bring Look Around to more cities and real-time transit to Miami. … Read more Apple’s redesigned Maps app is available across the US, adds real-time transit for Miami

IOS 13 HANDS-ON: DARK MODE, APPLE MAPS, REMINDERS, AND MORE

Apple’s iOS 13 is here — or rather, the public beta for iOS 13 has arrived, giving the masses their first chance to take Apple’s latest operating system for a spin. This year, Apple is splitting off its mobile software into two parts: iOS, for the iPhone (and the iPod touch if you still have one), and … Read more IOS 13 HANDS-ON: DARK MODE, APPLE MAPS, REMINDERS, AND MORE

Apple Watch Support for Google Maps, Amazon, eBay Apps Removed

Major apps including Google Maps, Amazon, eBay appear to have ditched their Apple Watch apps and have quietly removed support for watchOS in updates submitted to the App Store. “Google confirmed it had removed support from Google Maps but suggested that move might be temporary,” technology website CNET reported on Monday. The removal was not … Read more Apple Watch Support for Google Maps, Amazon, eBay Apps Removed

Google Maps now has a bottom bar for real-time traffic and transit info

Google Maps is becoming more and more driving-friendly with latest updates. Lately we told you about some updates that brought parking availability on Android and Popular Times’ evolution into real-time data on iOS. But now this information will be even more accessible for you – Google is placing the Transit and Traffic buttons on a … Read more Google Maps now has a bottom bar for real-time traffic and transit info

Google Maps now shows how hard it will be to park at your destination

Update 1/27/17: The feature is now available in the full version of the app. This article has been updated to reflect this news. If you’ve ever taken longer to find a parking spot than you did driving somewhere, Google Maps might be able to help—or at least prepare you for a headache. Thanks to a … Read more Google Maps now shows how hard it will be to park at your destination

New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch ’em all

If you’ve been wondering how to find Pikachu, Scyther, Electabuzz, or any other rare Pokémon, you probably wanted to use the hot new thing: crowdsourced Pokémon Go maps taught players how to find Pokémon in Pokémon Go. The problem?  Pokémon Go developer Niantic has said it will actively block “tracker” apps from accessing its data to … Read more New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch ’em all

Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

The beta version of Google Maps has another Thursday special for you, with a mix of features that ease sharing directions and telling Maps how you plan to get to your destination. The feature, which was definitely new to me, is called Plus Codes. It’s a method developed by Google’s Zurich office that is designed … Read more Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch ’em all

to find rare Pokémon in Pokémon Go. Gotta Catch Em All is probably the best Pokemon Go map out there, though it’s restricted to Boston for the moment. Credit: Mark Hachman 63COMMENTS Mark Hachman | @markhachman Senior Editor, PCWorld Aug 5, 2016 2:31 PM If you’ve been wondering how to find Pikachu, Scyther, Electabuzz, or … Read more New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch ’em all

Here Maps won’t develop for Windows 10 Mobile; existing maps won’t be updated

Here, whose Here Maps application was the foundation of Windows Phone mapping for years, has decided to pull out of Windows 10 Mobile development, the company said Tuesday. Worse still, Here has decided to update its Windows Phone 8.1 map applications with critical bug fixes only. The maps themselves won’t be updated, which means their … Read more Here Maps won’t develop for Windows 10 Mobile; existing maps won’t be updated