Articles tagged “apple maps”

Apple Maps Adds Airport Terminal Guide for Travelers

Apple Maps Adds Airport Terminal Guide for Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Built-in maps of airport terminals are certainly useful for iPhone users. But this new feature has a long way to go in terms of airports included and the granularity of information available, before it becomes a mainstay for frequent travelers.

10 months ago

Apple Wants to Use Drones to Catch up With Google Maps

Apple Wants to Use Drones to Catch up With Google Maps

Mark Gurman, Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Since Google Maps is ubiquitous, and is one of the most popular trip-planning apps in existence, it makes sense that another monolith like Apple would push hard to compete.

2 years ago

Apple Put a High Priority on Navigation Acquisitions in 2013

Apple Put a High Priority on Navigation Acquisitions in 2013

Salvador Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times

Decent maps are high on Apple's must-have list. Consumers are eager to see how Apple integrates Embark and the other services it bought in 2013.

5 years ago

Apple Maps is Beating Google Maps on iOS in Europe and the UK

Apple Maps is Beating Google Maps on iOS in Europe and the UK

Guardian

It doesn't matter that Apple Maps is a challenge -- to say the least. Users aren't in the habit of downloading another app to navigate, even if that app is one of the better apps ever created.

5 years ago

Apple Adds Troubled Maps to Desktops Following Mavericks OS Update

Apple Adds Troubled Maps to Desktops Following Mavericks OS Update

Jason Clampet, Skift

Both Apple and Google know that the next battle is to help people discover the physical world around them. This is Apple's latest attempt, but is still significantly behind its rival.

5 years ago

Apple Maps Finally Disables Driving Directions to Fairbanks Airport

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press

The airport didn't send Apple a cease and desist letter, but its legal department contacted Apple to disable driving directions to the airport before some hapless app-les motorist ended up on a runway.

5 years ago