Apple users, your long wait is finally over. You too now have access to offline navigation courtesy of Google Maps, so if you didn't have a sense of direction before, don't expect it to be getting any better anytime soon.
In 2012, Apple Maps was the laughingstock of the tech world with frequent issues plaguing the system, but three years on most of the issues have been fixed, and users are returning to Apple's mapping solution.
Google just introduced offline navigation and search. "Now you can download an area of the world to your phone, and the next time you find there’s no connectivity ... Google Maps will continue to work seamlessly,"
In the newest update to the iOS app, Google Maps will now read out traffic alerts, giving you a summary of the traffic ahead and what to expect. This should give drivers a way to switch lanes or take an alternate route.
Google's Map Maker tool for improving Maps was taken offline earlier this year following the infamous "peeing Android" incident. On Tuesday the Web company relaunched the editing tool, complete with anti-prank safeguards.
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