IOS 14: Everything new in Maps
Macworld|December 2020
Apple continues to improve its Maps app, steadily turning it into a viable alternative to Google Maps.
JASON CROSS

Apple Maps got off to an ignominious start, but Apple has done a really great job in the last couple of years of bringing it up to par.

The new in-house maps data has now expanded throughout the entire U.S., and it has made a huge difference in the precision, accuracy, and reliability of Maps. Though not technically part of iOS 14, Apple is expanding its new map data throughout the U.K., Canada, and Ireland this year. The new map data is only one piece of the puzzle. When you update to iOS 14 this fall, you can expect these useful new features.

CYCLING DIRECTIONS

Walking, driving, and transit directions are table stakes these days. What about getting around on your bike?

Apple is bringing cycling directions to iOS 14, starting with the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York City, Shanghai, and Beijing. More cities will follow in the coming months.

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