Apple Maps

Apple Maps Teams to Drive and Walk Around in 6 Canadian Cities Next Week

Apple announced this week its Maps team will be driving and walking across six Canadian cities next week. The Apple Maps team will be in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton and Ottawa from Monday, August 8, 2022. Apple says they will be “driving vehicles and wearing specialized backpacks with equipment to help us build the...

Apple Maps Now Support HAAS Alert’s Safety Cloud Digital Alerts

HAAS Alert has today announced that its Safety Cloud digital alerting platform for roadway safety is now incorporated into real-time roadway hazard information in Apple Maps. Drivers approaching emergency vehicles, incident responders, work zones, and other hazards on the road sourced by Safety Cloud will receive an alert in Apple Maps, giving them advance warning...

Apple Maps Expands Enhanced 3D Buildings and Navigation to Canada

Apple has expanded its Maps enhancements to Canada. Starting in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver, the app now supports more accurate 3D renderings of buildings and navigation. The iPhone maker announced that the latest Maps enhancements are now being supported in major cities in the Great White North. Users within the aforementioned metro cities will be...

iOS 15.4 Debuts EV Routing for Apple Maps in CarPlay

Apple on Monday started its public rollout of iOS 15.4. Among a host of other features, iOS 15.4 also brings a new 'EV Routing' feature for Apple Maps on CarPlay-enabled vehicles — reports Tesla North. The new feature is designed to make route planning and navigation easier for electric vehicle (EV) owners by integrating vehicle battery...

Apple Maps, Weather Apps Now Mark Crimea as Part of Ukraine

As spotted by Mashable, Apple's Maps and Weather apps now mark Crimea as part of Ukraine when viewed outside of Russia. The iPhone maker seems to have taken a notably stronger stance than the one it took back in 2019. In 2019, Apple updated its Maps and Weather apps to show Crimea as part of Russia...

Apple Introduces Maps Web Snapshots for Websites and Online Content

Apple on Tuesday announced Maps Web Snapshots for everything from websites and online content to email, for developers to implement into their applications. "Maps Web Snapshots let you visually share important points of interest and details including business locations, geographic boundaries, and routes — simply by loading a URL," said Apple. Apple Maps is the...

Apple Sends a Unique Thank You Gift to Apple Maps Team Members

According to a LinkedIn post, Apple has recently sent a unique thank you gift to select Apple Maps team members as an appreciation for their continued efforts on revamping the Maps app over the past few years (via MacRumors). The Apple Maps team, which has been working on a new and improved experience providing more detailed...

Apple Executives Discuss New Apple Maps Features

Apple Maps has been given a new treatment with the target of making Apple's app competitive to users once again. When speaking to CNN Underscored, Apple Maps product lead David Dorn and design lead Meg Frost got to discuss the latest and greatest features. Apple has struggled to maintain the relevance of Apple Maps when...

Apple Maps Now Lets You ‘Report an Incident’ in Canada

Apple has added the ability for Canadian users to ‘report an incident’ within Apple Maps during navigation. When users start navigation to a destination, tapping the menu arrow where you can normally add a stop or share your ETA, now has an option to “Report an Incident”. This option is only available if you are...

Apple Maps with 3D View Coming to Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver in 2022

Apple announced a new update for Apple Maps in iOS 15 today, detailing a new 3D view is now available in London, Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco, as new highly detailed maps are available for navigation and more. Philadelphia, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. will get the new Maps update later this...