Apple Maps Now Showing COVID-19 Vaccination Locations

Apple Maps has been updated to display COVID-19 vaccination locations, making it that much easier to set up an appointment.

New Apple Maps Rolls Out Nationwide

Apple has been working on improve Maps since 2018 and the company announced the new version has rolled out to all U.S. customers. Apple Maps has lagged behind Google Maps since its introduction, but Apple began an intense effort to…

LA and Google-Owned Waze at Odds Over Cut-Through Traffic

Waze has long been a darling among travelers. A smartphone app that notifies drivers of delays, construction, vehicles pulled over on the side of the road or police trying to catch speeders, Waze provides valuable information and alternate routes to…

It Looks Like Apple Street View is On the Way

It looks like Apple is getting ready to significantly boost the quality of its Maps product, possibly with its own Street-View like feature. Greg Sterling at Search Engine Land points to a page on the Apple Maps site describing its…

Apple Maps Is More Important To Your Business Than Ever

If you run a small business and aren’t taking Apple Maps seriously as a place where people will find your business, you may want to rethink that. Do you pay attention to your business listing in Apple Maps? Have you…

Where Your Business Needs To Be Listed For Apple Maps

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been three years since Apple dropped Google Maps from iOS in favor of its own maps offering. It got off to a rocky start, and Google would later offer iPhone users a new Maps…

Apple Gives Business Local Listing Tool For Maps

Apple launched a new way for businesses to verify listings on Apple Maps – Apple Maps Connect. Between the popularity of Apple devices and the company’s increasingly independence from Google services, it’s probably a good idea to make sure you…

Apple Continues To Distance Itself From Google

Apple has taken one more step towards distancing itself from Google. The company has now started incorporating its own Apple Maps on the iCloud.com beta site and for the “Find my iPhone” feature. It previously used Google Maps. This is…

Apple Reportedly Using A Lot More Data Sources For Maps

It looks like Apple has been busy quietly expanding the number of partners it uses for data for Apple Maps. Greg Sterling at Screenwerk reports that Apple has a new copyright page that lists the partners, and that the list…

Loch Ness Monster Captured On Apple Maps

Is the Loch Ness Monster real? This question has been debated for years after many people have captured pictures claiming to have seen the famous Nessie. Almost all of these pictures have been disproven … until now. A new picture,…

Loch Ness Monster May Have Been Spotted Via Satellite

A viral image had cryptid believers and skeptics debating whether or not photographic proof of the Loch Ness Monster has at last been found. Believers in the sea monster consider an image taken by Apple Maps to be the greatest…

Apple Buys Embark To Continue Its Maps Debacle Recovery

Apple is still working to improve its Maps product for iOS, which was the subject of a great deal of grief and ridicule last fall, when iOS 6 launched without Google Maps. The Google Maps app, of course, was eventually…

Google Maps for iOS Gets Google Contacts Support, Local Category Search

Google Maps for iOS has just received its first major update since launching back in December. Today’s update brings a couple of new features that will make it easier for users to find people and places inside the app. Version…

Google Maps May Be Spurring iOS 6 Adoption After All

Apple no doubt suffered some humiliation at the hands of Google this past week. Google finally released their own maps app for iOS, after Apple purged them from the ecosystem with the release of iOS 6 – and it was…

Apple Looking at Foursquare to Help with Apple Maps [REPORT]

Everyone is looking for a way to incorporate personalized, local results into their location services. The new Google Maps for iOS features ratings, price, location, hours, and photo information for hundreds of thousands of businesses. Facebook just launched a huge…

Google Maps for iPhone Sees 10 Million+ Downloads in the First Two Days

Everyone knew that people were going to rush toward Google Maps when the company finally released their native app for iOS. There have been plenty of disappointed iOS users since Apple unveiled the Google Map-less iOS 6, and most of…

Google Maps App Hasn’t Really Made People Flock to iOS 6

Last week, Google finally launched their native maps app for iOS and users rejoiced. Apple Maps, the map product the company introduced with the launch of iOS 6, has been plagued with a variety of issues – most recently being…

Google Maps for iPhone is Good for Apple, Bad for Apple

Yesterday’s launch of Google Maps for iPhone is clearly a win for iPhone users. Apple Maps, despite being rather pretty, failed when it comes to what really matters. Misplaced landmarks, improper directions, life-threatening errors – the problems were frequent and…

Google Maps for iPhone Arrives as Your Knight in Shining Armor

If you’ve been waiting to be rescued from the evil Apple Maps (and didn’t make a product switch when Tim Cook told you to), you are in luck – as your white knight is here. Google has just launched the…

Samsung Ribs Apple for Australian Maps Fiasco with Hilarious Ad Installation

Earlier this week, it was pretty big news that Apple Maps was apparently leading Australian motorists into the middle of a national park instead of the cozy confines of Mildura. Sure, Apple Maps had seen plenty of bad press before,…