Tag Archive: Directions


Get Directions to Home or Work with iPhone and 3D Touch

One of the more helpful features of the Maps apps for iPhone is the ability to get directions to your home or directions to your work, from your current location. This is a great feature for the directionally challenged in particular, but it’s also helpful if you’re exploring a new part of a city or … Read More

How to Get Transit Directions in Maps on iPhone

While iPhone users of Google Maps have been able to get directions around cities with transit options for quite some time, the feature has recently come to the bundled Apple Maps app as well. This means if you’re in a global city or metro area with a mass transit system, whether trains, subways, street cars, … Read More

Bring Skynet to your smartphone with the Terminator’s Waze directions

The Terminator may have struggled to find John Connor, but he’ll know exactly where you’re going the next time you need directions behind the wheel. To celebrate the launch of Terminator Genisys, Arnold Schwarzenegger has lent his voice to Google-owned navigation app Waze,…Read more ›

Apple wants to make its Maps app directions a bit more human

Apple wants to overhaul its mapping navigation system, providing a solution that is more reminiscent of a real human navigator, according to a patent application uncovered by Cult of Mac today. In doing so, the company could improve its long-maligned Apple Maps…Read more ›

Apple steps up fight against Google Maps with indoor directions

Apple is attempting to push its Apple Maps software to the next level, courtesy of indoor mapping capabilities, according to a new patent application uncovered by Cult of Mac today. Filed in April this year, the application describes a method…Read more ›

Send Maps & Directions from a Mac to an iPhone Immediately

The next time you’re using the Maps app in Mac OS X to plot a road trip, a walkabout, get driving directions, or just to map out a route, you may want to skip the printer and opt to send the directions directly over to your iPhone instead. In order for this handy direct feature … Read More

How to Use iPhone for Turn-By-Turn Voice Navigation Directions with Siri

Voice turn by turn navigation and directions are incredibly convenient and easily one of the best features of Apple Maps, but rather than fumbling around with your iPhone while driving, you can rely entirely on Siri. This makes turn-by-turn almost entirely hands free; you give Siri a voice command to start the directions, and then … Read More

Adjust Volume Level of Turn-By-Turn Directions in Maps for iPhone

Maps icon in iOS Having voice turn-by-turn directions right in your pocket with an iPhone is easily one of the most helpful features of the Maps app for iOS. The navigational assistant will get you just about anywhere you need to go without ever having to look at the phone screen, all you need to do is listen to the directions. That’s where this tip comes into play, because some users have  [Read More…]

Adjust Volume Level of Turn-By-Turn Directions in Maps for iPhone

Maps icon in iOS Having voice turn-by-turn directions right in your pocket with an iPhone is easily one of the most helpful features of the Maps app for iOS. The navigational assistant will get you just about anywhere you need to go without ever having to look at the phone screen, all you need to do is listen to the directions. That’s where this tip comes into play, because some users have  [Read More…]

Get Walking Directions in Maps for iPhone

Maps icon Many urbanites and city dwellers get about by walking, the oldest form of transportation in existence. If you’re one of us who often gets about a concrete jungle by propelling your legs in a forwardly direction, you’ll be pleased to know that the popular mapping applications in iOS have you covered. Both the default Maps app from Apple and Google Maps offer walking directions, though using each is slightly different.

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