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Ford to Add Waze Support to Sync 3 Platform for iOS Users

Today at Mobile World Congress 2018, Ford has announced that its Sync infotainment software will be getting a few new navigation options. The company says that popular navigation app Waze will be added to Ford cars globally starting in April. Ford first hinted at a collaboration with the company at CES in January. Waze integration...

Comparison: Apple Maps vs. Google Maps vs. Waze

Without a doubt, Google Maps is the world's most commonly used mobile navigation app. It even used to be iPhone’s default maps app until Apple Maps replaced it in iOS 6. Meanwhile, Waze has emerged as the best third-party alternative to both Google and Apple Maps in recent years. To find out which of these three navigation...

Waze Custom Voice Navigation Prompts Now Available on iOS

Back in May, Waze announced a new feature called the ‘Voice Recorder’, which allowed users to record custom voice prompts, including turn-by-turn directions, in their own voice. While the feature was initially made available for Android users, it has now been made available on iOS as well. The latest update to the Waze app for iOS adds Voice...

Waze Voice Recorder Lets You Navigate Turn-by-Turn to Your Own Voice

Waze has today announced a new feature on its official blog called the 'Voice Recorder’, that allows you to add an extra hit of personality to your turn-by-turn directions, by recording navigation prompts in your own voice. The feature is coming soon to iOS, and will let you follow in the footsteps of Waze voice greats like...

Uber Assists Drivers with New In-App Navigation Experience

Uber has today announced a redesigned navigation experience on its driver-facing app, with one-tap, turn-by-turn directions starting right away, which not only saves time but also eliminates the need to switch between multiple apps. According to TechCrunch, the new Uber navigation experience is an upgrade from what was available in the iOS driver app, and a completely new...

Captain Crashes Boat After Believing iPad Would Work as Compass

A 34-year-old boatman, who set off on a journey without carrying a compass, and only an iPad for navigation, was fined $3,700 for crashing his 50-foot Second World War boat into a ferry, CultOfMac is reporting (via the Daily Mail). Skipper David Carlin didn’t consider the fact that there was a good chance Wi-Fi connectivity could drop out,...

Google Maps Update For iOS Brings Support For Apple Watch

Today, Google updated its Google Maps app for iOS to version 4.11.0, which adds support for the Apple Watch. The app delivers directions directly to Apple’s wrist-worn device, making it quick and easy to navigate. Along with a new Apple Watch app, today’s update includes a tool for comparing estimated travel times across driving, biking,...