Tag Archives: navigation

Quantum ‘compass’ promises navigation without using GPS

GPS is vital to modern navigation, but it's extremely fragile. Never mind coverage -- if a satellite fails or there's a jamming attack, it quickly becomes useless.

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Google Maps for CarPlay released for iOS 12

Google Maps has navigated its way to CarPlay, with Apple’s in-car infotainment interface opening up to Google’s app with the arrival of iOS 12. One of the most-requested features of CarPlay since it launched, it means no longer being forced to use Apple Maps when you hook your iPhone up to a compatible in-car infotainment system

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Google Maps beta for iOS 12 plays nice with CarPlay

For a time, iOS locked its doors to other web browsers like Firefox unless those used its WebKit web engine. While that is in the past, there are still other parts of Apple’s ecosystem that remain closed off to other players unless they’re to concede some ground to Apple. One of those is CarPlay, which can only use Apple Maps … Continue reading

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2019 Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid luxury EV gets its price

Range Rover has priced up its high-end hybrid, the P400e, the first time a plug-in hybrid has been offered on the automaker’s plush SUVs. Both the 2019 Range Rover and the 2019 Range Rover Sport will be offered in P400e form, with up to 31 miles of all-electric range and zero emissions.

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Apple Maps navigation and search is down [Update: it’s back]

Apple Maps is down in several core ways, with search, routing, and navigation all offline this morning. Apple confirmed that there was an ongoing issue with the mapping service this morning, and says it’s investigating the issue.

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Apple Maps is down, ‘all users’ affected

Apple Maps is down and has been for a few hours today, 9to5Mac reports.

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Google Maps adds wheelchair accessible transit routes in big cities

Google has updated Google Maps to include wheelchair accessible routes in transit, helping individuals with mobility problems get around. The routes are available for certain big cities and they’re based around public transit, which is typically easier to use for individuals with wheelchairs and other mobility devices.

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Sygic Driving Assistant lands for Ford Sync 3 Vehicles

Navigation app Sygic has announced at MWC 2018 that its Driving Assistant feature for Ford vehicles is now available. The Driving Assistant feature is voice-controlled, interactive co-driver feature that lets drivers ask for nearby rest stops, restaurants, hotels, and traffic jams along their route. The voice control means the drivers can keep hands on the wheel and eyes on the … Continue reading

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2019 Audi RS5 pricing and packages revealed

Today we’ve learned the starting price of the 2019 Audi RS5 as well as pricing for a number of optional packages.

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2019 Mercedes C-Class gets semi-autonomous tech upgrade

Mercedes has revamped the C-Class, with the 2019 C300 packing more power, more efficiency, and more technology.

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