How to stop seeing Maps when using Apple Watch stepping directions in watchOS 5

Aside from other new features, the watchOS 5 software gives you a new option to show navigation with the Maps on your wrist when walking or using public transportation, here’s how.

watchOS 5 brings some tweaks to the Maps app on your wrist, like choosing to show or optionally hide Maps when using Apple Watch stepping directions. For those times when you might want to toggle off this feature, follow the instructions in this step-by-step tutorial.... Read the rest of this post here


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How to customize Maps turn-by-turn navigation alerts on your Apple Watch in watchOS 5

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.

watchOS 5 brings new customizations to the stock Maps app on your Apple Watch, including the ability to personalize your turn-by-turn wrist alerts for driving, CarPlay and walking.... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple hires 3,500 people for India’s Maps development center, headcount to grow to 5,000

Apple has hired 3,500 people for their centre focused on Maps development in Hyderabad…. Read the rest of this post here “Apple hires 3,500 people for India’s Maps development center, headcount to grow to 5,000” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com….

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Apple Maps transit directions expand to areas of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine & Michigan

The iPhone maker has expanded availability of transit directions on Apple Maps, which now includes select areas of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Michigan.

Apple Maps has expanded availability of transit directions to include select areas of Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Michigan, according to the iOS Feature Availability webpage.... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple expands indoor maps to a bunch of Canadian shopping malls

Shopping malls in several Canadian cities are now serving indoor maps that make it a lot easier for customers to find the exact location of stores, restaurants, restrooms and other points of interest on each floor.

As evidenced by Apple’s official iOS Feature Availability webpage, the Apple Maps service has rolled out indoor maps to as many as 18 shopping malls in Canada.... Read the rest of this post here


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How Siri recognizes obscurely named points of interest like local restaurants & businesses

Siri’s speech recognition system is paired with a bunch of geolocation-based language models allowing the smart assistant to recognize obscurely named places on a map.

Apple Thursday published a new entry on its Machine Learning Journal blog which goes highly technical on Siri’s ability to recognize obscurely-named points of interest on a map, like your local restaurants, businesses and other places.... Read the rest of this post here


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