Today Thursday starts with a bang from Apple.
You can now use a completely new Apple Maps app. The company will feature over 60 points of interest in 3D, more detailed ground cover, improved navigation, “look around”, augmented reality walking routes and more.
The goal is faster, more accurate navigation with comprehensive views of streets, buildings, parks, airports, shopping malls, and more. There are also three-dimensional views of places like the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building, the Berlin TV tower, the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, and Neuschwanstein Castle.
Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of services, explains:
“Apple Maps is the best way to explore and find your way around the world, all in complete privacy. We are delighted to be able to make the new map available to even more users with today’s launch in Germany.
Maps has been rebuilt from the ground up with better navigation, unprecedented levels of detail, more accurate location information, and incredible features like Look Around, Natural Language Guidance, and more found only on Apple. It’s now easier than ever for users to find the places they love and get to where they want to go. “
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What else is hiding in the XXL update? We will tell you point by point.
Thanks to Siri Natural Language Guide Apple Maps now offers even more natural and easier to understand directions, such as “Turn left at next light”.
of the lane assistant helps you avoid wrong turns and missed exits by putting yourself in the right lane before you have to turn or exit.
The Maps app now also shows the Speed limit the street.
Estimated arrival times are shared with a simple touch. Siri can also do the sharing.
Apple Maps offers the option report in a simple and safe way an accident, a dangerous point or a speed limit along the routesimply by letting Siri know “There’s an incident coming” or “There’s something on the way”.
Now you can too report when a fault indicated on the map has been eliminatedwhile continuing to focus on traffic.
You pick it up with a touch of your finger all departures nearby ae pin your favorite connections at the top.
Local traffic information in real time provide detailed timetables, up-to-date departure and arrival times, a view of where the bus or train is on the route, and connectivity options to simplify travel planning.
It also shows the maps important information in real time, such as faults.
Highlights: discover with “look around”.
offers maps with interactive street level “Look Around” images with high resolution 3D photography as well as smooth and smooth rendering of large cities. First you drive through Munich, other cities in Germany will follow.
All regional privacy policies and protocols they are respected according to Apple. People with questions or concerns can visit maps.apple.com/imagecollection/uk.
Signs for pedestrians
Even today, Apple Maps is the leader Pedestrian paths in augmented reality which provide detailed augmented reality directions for selected German cities, including Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich.
You can simply lift the iPhone Scan nearby buildings.
Discover more places with guides
travel guide let you use maps to explore the world, discover places, and find activities in many cities around the world.
With the Explore Help button now you have access to over 1,000 expertly curated travel guides. Curated travel guides can be automatically saved and updated as new locations are added. Apple allows you to create personal travel guides to share with friends.
Additional functions in Maps at a glance
- Explore and navigate with a visually stunning 3D city view that offers an unprecedented level of detail for neighborhoods, shopping areas, ports, buildings and more. Starting now, users can see city elevation changes, new road details and custom landmarks in cities around the world, including London, Los Angeles, Montreal, Philadelphia, San Francisco, San Diego, Vancouver, Washington DC and more.
- An interactive globe, which opens up a whole new way of looking at the world. The three-dimensional globe showcases the earth’s natural beauty with striking structures and shapes. Users can see stunning details for mountains, deserts, forests, oceans and more. The most remote and beautiful places in the world are now easily accessible right from your iPhone.
- favorites, which enable one-touch navigation to frequently visited places. Whether it’s at home, work, gym or school, users can start navigating with a simple tap once the location is in Favorites on the home screen.
- overpass, which offers a way to discover selected major metropolitan areas with engaging, photorealistic 3D views. You can fly over a city with your device or explore cities and landmarks in high resolution from a bird’s eye view and rotate, zoom, move and tilt the section to your liking.
- flight statuswhich uses intelligence on Siri’s device to search for information stored in Mail, Calendar or Wallet and proactively provides flight information on terminals, gates and departure times, as well as flight changes or cancellations for upcoming trips.
- Internal maps for airports and shopping centerswhich allow you to see which floor you are on, where the restrooms are and which shops and restaurants are open simply by opening the Maps app.
Apple takes personal data protection seriously, and data protection is also a priority at Maps. Maps does not require a login and is in no way linked to an Apple ID. All data that Maps collects while using the app, such as search terms, navigation paths and traffic information, is associated with random identifiers that are constantly reset to ensure the best possible experience and to improve Maps.
You should know about the new Apple maps
- This update and Interactive Globe are available on iPhones with A12 Bionic and later
- Guides in Maps are available for certain cities