The Russian State Duma is asking why Sevastopol, the largest city in Crimea, is displayed on Apple Maps as being part of Ukrainian territory.
Apple has redesigned the Apple Maps image collection page featuring a list of locations the company will survey in the future.
Transit directions and indoor maps for Apple Maps have widely expanded to more states.
Apple Maps transit directions are expanding to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. This is the biggest combined update so far.
Private search provider DuckDuckGo announced it will use Apple Maps to power location-based searches.
Turn-by-turn navigation on Apple Maps finally made it to India this week, as did the ability to order an Uber from within the app.
It’s possible this happened a while ago, but Apple updated its Feature Availability page with the information.
Waze attributes much of its success to Apple, because of the Apple Maps debacle back in 2012, and celebrates an annual Tim Cook day.
Apple Maps is collecting pedestrian level data in California. On Friday, a man wearing a Lidar rig, GPS and multiple cameras as well as an Apple Maps backpack, was spotted in San Francisco, according to MacRumors. On its website, Apple said [via AppleInsider] that Pedestrian teams will be in a number of California counties. While cars conducting mapping are not such a rare site spotted in Los Angeles earlier in the week, but as MacRumors noted: “This is the first time we’ve seen someone collecting mapping data on foot.”
Apple’s Search Ad business (App Store) alone could be worth US$2 billion by 2020.
It’s easy to ask Siri for directions to Trader Joe’s, Starbucks, and other big businesses. But what about small businesses?
In our highly mobile, iPhone life, Apple Maps is crucial. So why isn’t it supremely dominant amongst iOS users?
John Martellaro and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the major revamp coming to Apple Maps in iOS 12.
Apple’s list of cities hasn’t been updated with Buffalo yet, so it appears that it will be gradually rolling out.
Apple is expanding the use of Apple Maps on the web with the release of the MapKit JS API to developers. With access to this API, developers can embed interactive Apple Maps directly into their websites and web applications.
Apple Maps added support for transit directions in West Virginia this week, as first noted by AppleInsider. The directions included below are transit directions within the city of Charleston, WV. Support for this area isn’t listed on the Apple Maps feature list, yet, but they are live now. Our screenshot was taken early evening, Monday.
If all you need is to know if there are bike sharing stations nearby, Apple Maps covers the basics.
Maps has a nifty little built-in weather widget that’ll let you see the conditions of any place you’re zoomed in to—and this works on the Mac or your iPhone and iPad! Come on in and see what we’re talking about.
Apple Maps displays the temperature of your location, but you can also get more details with a 3D Touch Apple Maps action. Here’s what to do.