Tag Archive: Transit


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

Apple Pay means free rides on London public transit

U.K. MasterCard customers in London can take advantage of a great Apple Pay promotion right now — with the ability to use London’s tubes, buses and trains for free for the next four Mondays, starting today. Called “Fare Free Mondays,” the scheme asks that people pay for their tube, rail, or bus journey using their […]

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Apple Maps trains its eye on Amtrak routes, Boston transit

The next stage of Apple Maps’ Transit roll-out is live today. The latest update includes public transportation in Boston and, more interestingly, select Amtrak train routes in the northeastern U.S. OK, well it’s all pretty interesting. But, you know. Trains. You can check out the new routes in Maps right now. Looking for directions within […]

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Apple wants to replace transit passes with iPhone 6’s NFC

iPhone 6 owners have only started using Apple Pay to buy items at local stores, but Apple is looking to expand the technology behind its mobile payments system to eventually replace everything from building security cards, subway passes, and bus…Read more ›

One Of The Best Transit Apps For iPhone Gets iOS 7 Makeover

The appropriately named Transit app for iPhone has already gotten a lot of love in the App Store, including Editor’s Choice, and it is getting featured again because of a major update that’s out today. Transit is designed to provide…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Transit By Soen: A Beautiful Bluetooth Speaker With Surprisingly Good Sound [Review]

TransitSoen Audio is both new and experienced at making speakers. The young company is formed by a small group of engineers and designers from household names like JBL and Harmon. But Soen only has one product out so far, a portable Bluetooth speaker called Transit that started shipping this week. Transit by Soen Audio Category: Speakers […]

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Apple Buying HopStop, A Service That Specializes In Transit Directions [Report]

hopstop-logoApple is buying HopStop, a small company that specializes in transit directions, according to Bloomberg. Google Maps offers built-in transit directions while Apple Maps does not, so this acquisition makes perfect sense if Apple wants to makes its mapping solution more attractive. HopStop can give directions for walking, biking, taking the subway, or just plain […]

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Hello, Google – Route Around Apple Maps Using Transit Option On Your iPhone [iOS Tips]

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Personally, I’ve never had a problem with Apple Maps in its current iOS 6 incarnation, but many people have. Now that Google Maps is out for iOS, though, there’s an easy way to get around using Apple Maps, using the transit option.

Here’s how.

Since Apple Maps doesn’t have a public transit option, the app sends you to a special App Store page that lets you use any routing or  [Read More…]