With watchOS 5, Apple Watch wearers are allowed to separately toggle turn-by-turn alerts for driving, CarPlay and walking, which wasn’t possible on older watchOS versions. If you mainly navigate with your watch, here’s how to customize navigation alerts to your liking.
Google Maps for iOS lets you swap out the classic blue navigation arrow for one of the available vehicle icons with just a few steps. This helps you personalize and spice up your ride a bit, as our step-by-step tutorial shows.
Customers in two European Union member countries, Croatia and Slovenia, can now take advantage of a set of directional arrows at the top of the Apple Maps interface to be in the right lane when exiting a freeway or completing a turn.
In addition to Taiwan, Ireland, Paris, Detroit, New Orleans and other locations recently being supported, the transit directions feature of Apple Maps is now available to customers in Milwaukee and Omaha where transit data was previously unavailable outside of Amtrak routes.
London’s Gatwick Airport has installed 2,000 iBeacons, accurate up to three meters, for indoor navigation. The system could be used to inform passengers that they’re running late, for queue management and more.