Waze for iOS gets 'planned drives' for upcoming commutes

Article Image The iOS version of Google’s Waze navigation app has been updated with “planned drives,” allowing drivers to schedule commutes up to several days ahead of time and accomodate for traffic.

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Bug or conscious change? Apple Pencil for iPad Pro gets gimped by iOS 9.3 betas

Article Image The first two beta releases of iOS 9.3 have severely limited the navigation capabilities of the Apple Pencil on iPad Pro. Whether this was an intentional readjustment of the accessory’s functionality to make it less stylus-like, or simply a bug in pre-release software, remains to be seen.

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Waze for iOS gets redesigned with new look, simpler interface, improved battery life

Article Image The latest update to Waze’s navigation app for iOS introduces a major redesign that only alters its look to be clearer, but also simplifies many tasks, particularly for long roadtrips.

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Hyundai releases first Android Auto smartphone capability to U.S. market

If you purchased a 2015 Hyundai Sonata with a factory-installed navigation system, and have a smartphone with the Android Lollipop 5.0 or higher operating system, you can integrate your car with …

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Coherent Navigation Buy May Not Unmuddle Apple Maps


Apple has purchased GPS firm Coherent Navigation. The purchase is widely seen as an effort to improve the trouble-plagued Apple Maps. Coherent Navigation offers satellite navigation hardware; software that includes precise, secure, robust positioning; and timing and communication solutions. “Coherent is well known for the navigation and geolocation work that it’s done with companies like Boeing and Iridium, which has resulted in products and services that are more precise than consumer-grade solutions,” said Charles King, principal at Pund-IT.

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How Coherent Navigation can help Apple with location technology and talent

Apple’s recent acquisition of Coherent Navigation, a California firm that worked on high-precision satellite navigation projects for the likes of the U.S. Navy, might at first seem a bit outside of the iPhone maker’s wheelhouse.?But a closer look reveals what could, in fact, be an excellent match.



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Waze for Apple's iOS adds Waze Places crowdsourced POI system

Social navigation app Waze on Monday added a new Waze Places point-of-interest feature, extending its crowdsourced data model from traffic information to data on business and other popular destinations.



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How to navigate the new Mail gestures and data features in iOS 8

With the iOS 8 Mail app, Apple introduces new gestures for easier one-handed navigation and control, fresh message management options and deeper integration with Notification Center.



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Apple's Maps team calling businesses to resolve user-reported address issues

As Apple continues to refine its in-house mapping and navigation services, business owners are reportedly receiving phone calls from Maps team representatives looking to resolve user-submitted data discrepancies.



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