Apple Maps

Apple Maps Launches Native Ratings and Photos Feature in Canada and Beyond

Apple Maps has expanded its ratings and photos feature to Canada, which means users can now rate their favourite restaurants, coffee shops, and more. Upon opening Apple Maps in iOS 14, a new “Introducing Ratings and Photos” splash screen appears. Apple says you can now ‘Improve the Map’, as you can “rate places you visit and...

Apple Maps Cars are Still Driving Around the Streets of Toronto

Back in the spring of 2019, a fleet of Apple Maps cars were driving across Canada to improve the iPhone maker’s mapping app. These Apple Maps vehicles had cameras mounted on top to record street imagery and more. Apple Maps cars were seen in many Canadian cities such as Toronto at the time, and now...

Apple Maps Adds Local Airport COVID-19 Information at Over 300 Destinations

Apple Maps is adding new information regarding COVID-19 coronavirus health measures at airports. [caption id="attachment_350773" align="aligncenter" width="640"] OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA[/caption] According to a new report from iMore, the newly-integrated data, collected by Airports Council International (ACI), will make it easier for users to access local COVID-19 guidance at airports, allowing them to take the necessary precautions...

Apple Maps’ Speed Camera Location Feature Rolling Out to Additional Countries

[caption id="attachment_350647" align="aligncenter" width="559"] Source: iCulture[/caption] The Apple Maps feature of showing users the location of speed cameras appears to now be rolling out to additional countries. When implemented, Apple Maps displays yellow camera icons indicating the exact location of a static speed camera. Currently, the feature is available in Canada, the US, the UK,...

Apple Maps Now Shows COVID-19 Vaccination Locations in U.S.

Apple has today updated Apple Maps with COVID-19 vaccination locations from VaccineFinder, a free, online service that provides the latest vaccine availability for those eligible at providers and pharmacies throughout the US. Users can find nearby COVID-19 vaccination locations from the Search bar in Apple Maps by selecting COVID-19 Vaccines in the Find Nearby menu...

Apple Maps Has Fixed the Incorrect Labelling of Highway 401 in Ontario

Last week, we told you about an Apple Maps error in Ontario, that labelled the entire stretch of Highway 401 incorrectly as Highway 403, as seen below: That error appears to have been fixed by Apple over the weekend, as Highway 401 signs are now properly shown in Ontario: The Apple Maps error wasn’t just...

Apple Maps Error: Highway 401 Labelled as Highway 403 in Ontario

Apple Maps continues to improve, but right now there’s a major blunder that needs to be fixed. The iPhone maker’s mapping app currently has erroneously labelled the Macdonald—Cartier Freeway in Ontario, known as King’s Highway 401, as Highway 403. The 403 is the highway that is between Woodstock and Mississauga. It’s worth noting Highway 401...

Apple Maps ‘Look Around’ Feature Continues to Lag Behind Google

A comprehensive article by Justin O’Beirne has highlighted how Apple Maps 'Look Around’ feature, which debuted in June last year to compete with Google Street View, offers extremely limited coverage in the U.S. as compared to coverage in Canada. O’Beirne points out that roughly one year after Google published its first Street View imagery, it had...

Apple Confirms All-New Apple Maps Now Available in Canada

Apple has announced its all-new Apple Maps are now officially available in Canada, starting today. Previously, numerous Apple Maps users had already seen the new version in testing across various cities. Navigation is now faster and more accurate, plus there are now more detailed views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls, and more, says Apple....

New Apple Maps Rolls Out in Canada Offering Richer Detail Than Before

Last month it was reported Apple was testing its new Apple Maps in Canada within iOS 14.1. Now it appears the new version of Apple Maps has finally rolled out for Canadians with iOS 14.2. We’ve heard from numerous iPhone in Canada readers this week they’re now seeing new Apple Maps on their iPhone and...

Apple Starts Testing New Apple Maps in Canada

Back at WWDC, Apple announced three countries would be getting new versions of Apple Maps: Canada, the UK and Ireland. On Monday, it appears Apple has started testing its new Apple Maps in Canada within iOS 14, as noted by Justin O’Beirne (via MacRumors). According to O’Beirne, the addition of new Apple Maps in Canada...