Back in 2012, Apple famously dumped Google Maps in favor of its own in-house mapping solution, introducing Apple Maps to iOS users for the first time. The new Maps app delivered a host of cool new features, including turn-by-turn navigation and 3D flyovers of popular cities and landmarks. But in a move that was very uncharacteristic […]
With the release of OS X Mavericks Apple has standardized their mapping software between the desktop and iOS. While Apple’s Maps app for iOS had its share of issues when the new software initially launched for iOS, the updates seen in iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks have given it a real chance at being […]
You know you want it. iOS 7 will be here this Fall, and we can’t wait to see how it’s going to change our iPhones and iPads. While we wait, here’s an extensive gallery of iOS 7 screenshots to tide you over.
Apple has just gone live with a new 3D “Flyover” city in Apple Maps, and it’s a big one: Paris, France.
It’s the update our readers have been waiting for: we’ve overhauled our popular List of 3D Cities in Apple Maps to include major suburbs.
At least three new 3D cities have been added to Flyover mode in Apple Maps. How many more are to come?
Since its launch, Apple’s never stopped working on Apple Maps. Even a feature that’s not broken, like 3D Flyover mode, is getting new content. Check out these 12 new cities that have just been made fully 3D.
2012 has come and gone, and what a year it’s been! Here are Apple’s top ten most memorable moments of the year.
Google’s long-awaited, home-grown Maps app for iOS is here, and let’s just cut to the chase: it rocks. Google Maps might just be the best map app known to man.
Apple CEO Tim Cook doesn’t give a lot of interviews. So it’s kind of a big deal that not one but two interviews with Tim Cook were published in one week. Among the usual Apple hype and secrecy, he let slip a few big hints about what’s to come — and set the record straight […]
When Apple purchased C3 Technologies to make use of their realistic 3D mapping system, C3 already had a number of major world cities mapped. So why have some of them been left out of Apple Maps‘ big debut?
Passionate supporters will always stick to their guns no matter what, and haters are going to hate. When it comes to Apple Maps, the order of things went up in the air. Robin has published an interesting entry on how Apple Maps is better, and he does raise some valid points. We can’t deny, however, […]
How does Apple create those 3D “Flyover” Maps of major cities? And why are they such a mess when you zoom in close?
One place Google cannot top Apple is in the elegance of design. Design has always been the trump card in Apple’s back pocket, and it’s every bit as true with Apple Maps. And I’ll prove it.