Apple Maps vs. Google Maps

“Once upon a time, Google Maps was the go-to maps provider for Apple’s iOS. That was until iOS 6 in 2012, when it was announced that Apple was creating its own rival service – and Apple Maps is now the default option on iPhones and iPads,” Lewis Painter reports for Macworld UK. “In this article we compare the state of these two services, five years on.” “The days of major gaffes are long behind Apple Maps, and in most respects you will find it as or close to as accurate as Google Map,” Painter reports. “But while road maps seem Click Here to Read more

Apple adds Sao Paulo to its Maps apps

Apple has quietly added a second Brazilian city, Sao Paulo, to the list of places with public transit coverage in the native Maps apps for iOS and macOS. Travelers can now use Maps to navigate the city’s bus and rail systems. As usual, different routes are color-coded, and the app will offer multiple routes where available. Until recently, the only Brazilian city with Maps transit coverage was Rio de Janeiro. Apple added support in May, just three months ahead of the 2016 Olympics. Most of Apple’s transit coverage is still limited to the U.S. and China. Only a relative handful of Click Here to Read more

Apple Maps gets Portland, Oregon Transit Data

Apple Maps continues to be upgraded with more cities and information almost on a weekly basis. This week’s addition has to do with Transit data in Portland, Oregon.  The data is available in Apple Maps for iOS and Mac, which includes such information as schedules, routes, maps, and more. Hey Apple, how about Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton Pennsylvania????  🙂