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6 handy tips for using Apple Maps on Apple Watch

Apple Maps on Apple Watch US Map

Maps on Apple Watch is probably one of those apps you only open when you really need it. Maybe you need directions or want to look up a recent spot. But you can explore Maps on Apple Watch just like you would on your iPhone or Mac.

Of course you can do things like see your spot on a map if you’re traveling and in an unfamiliar location. But you can also get the hours or phone number for a nearby business or check out one of the curated city guides introduced with iOS 14.

Make the most of the Maps app on your Apple Watch with these helpful tips.

How to configure and use electric vehicle routing in Apple Maps on the iPhone and iPad

The Apple Maps electric vehicle routing feature helps environmentally-conscious drivers plan trips with supported electric cars by automatically adding charging stops along their route. With it, an iOS device offers to route you to the nearest charging station when your charge gets too low. Follow along with us to learn how to set up and use electric vehicle routing in Maps.

How to share your ETA in Apple Maps with Siri

As you follow turn-by-turn driving directions in Apple Maps on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you have the option to let others know your estimated time of arrival (ETA). That being said, however, responsible drivers shouldn't really be taking their eyes off the wheel to tap through the menus. Thankfully, in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, you can ask Siri to share your ETA, hands-free. In this tutorial, you're going to learn how to share your ETA in Apple Maps with Siri.

How to use your Google Maps Timeline on the web, iPhone and iPad

Google Maps Timeline Places on iPhone

When you use Google Maps and have your Location Services turned on, every place you visit ends up in your history. And along with your Location History is your Google Maps Timeline. While many people don’t want every spot they travel to recorded, others find it helpful. If you’re in the latter group, then this article about how to use your Google Maps Timeline is for you.

We’ll show you how to access your Timeline, the details it holds, what you can do with the information, and how all of this can be useful to you.

How to use Lists in Google Maps on iPhone and iPad

Saved Google Maps Lists iPhone

Like saving locations you enjoy in Apple Maps, you can hold onto your favorite spots in Google Maps too. And with the List feature, you can take advantage of pre-made lists, create your own, share them with friends, publish them for other Google Maps users, and more.

For using Google Maps to its fullest on iPhone and iPad, we’ll show you how to use Lists along with helpful tips.

Quorra brings iOS 14’s privacy indicator dots to jailbroken iOS 13 devices

When iOS & iPadOS 14 are released this Fall, the software updates will introduce a bevy of useful new features to the iPhone and iPad platforms. Perhaps one of the most intriguing features that seemed to slip under the radar are the new privacy-centric indicator dots that appear the top of the display when an app or service begins accessing your handset’s camera, location, or microphone.

This particular feature was so highly sought after that even the Android community quickly developed a way to port this feature to their handsets. Unfortunately for those running iOS & iPadOS 13 or earlier, a similar solution wasn’t available – at least not until now, thanks to a new and free jailbreak tweak release dubbed Quorra by iOS developer Lightmann.

Effortlessly spoof any jailbroken iPhone’s location on iOS 13 with Relocate Reborn

One of the most popular things you can do with a jailbroken iPhone or iPad is spoof your location. A number of jailbreak tweaks let you do this, but perhaps one of the most simplistic of those releases launched last Summer and was called Relocate by iOS developer Nepeta.

After being on an extended jailbreak tweak development hiatus, Nepeta is now back with the community and has launched an updated version of the aforementioned tweak dubbed Relocate Reborn with full support for iOS 13. As you might come to expect, Relocate Reborn is just as easy to use as the original Relocate tweak, but it comes with a number of additional features that you may find extraordinarily useful.