Apple’s Updated 3D Maps With Custom Landmarks Available in Philadelphia
Apple recently rolled out its updated 3D mapping experience in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to both Apple’s iOS 15 features page and reports on Twitter.
With the launch of iOS 15 in September, Apple introduced an updated Apple Maps experience with 3D maps that feature additional detail and custom-designed landmarks in select cities.
At launch, the updated Maps app was limited to major cities like Los Angeles, New York City, London, and San Francisco, but Apple has been working to expand it to additional areas. Back in November, Apple brought the 3D Maps experience to Washington, D.C. and San Diego.
As of now, the detailed city experience for Apple Maps can be accessed in London, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, Washington D.C., and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Apple Rolls Out Updated Maps Interface in Australia
Apple today announced that it has expanded its updated Apple Maps app to Australia, with Maps now offering more detailed road coverage, improved navigation, three-dimensional landmarks, and improved views of parks, buildings, airports, shopping centers, and more. “Apple Maps is the best way to explore and navigate the world, all while protecting your privacy. We are excited to bring this…
Revamped Apple Maps Rolls Out Across Italy
In July of this year, Apple began testing its revamped Maps experience across Italy, following rollouts in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain. Apple has now officially launched those Maps improvements in Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, and Andorra, according to MacStories.
The update brings a raft of previously unavailable Maps features to the…
Revamped Apple Maps Rolls Out in Australia [Updated]
Following a promise of “later this year” in June, Apple has officially rolled out its new and updated Apple Maps in Australia. The new Apple Maps offers richer details in roads, parking lots, parks, buildings, airports, and more, and is part of Apple’s push to rival Google Maps and other third-party map services. In Australia, customers will now have access to new Apple Maps. Apple last…
Revamped Apple Maps Now Being Tested in Italy
A few years ago, Apple announced that it would be revamping its Maps app with more detailed maps, better road coverage, and faster and more accurate navigation. The improvements have since rolled out in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain, and Apple is focusing on Italy next.
According to Apple Maps enthusiast Justin O’Beirne, Apple recently started…
Apple Maps ‘Look Around’ Feature Expands to Atlanta, Georgia
Apple today expanded its “Look Around” feature for Apple Maps to Atlanta, Georgia, according to Apple Maps expert Justin O’Beirne. The expansion marks Apple’s 14th Look Around update since the feature was released in June 2019.
Look Around was initially introduced in iOS 13, and it offers 3D street-level imagery much like Google’s Street View. At launch, Look Around was limited to just a…
Apple Maps ‘Look Around’ Feature Now Available in San Diego and Portland
Apple today expanded its “Look Around” feature for Apple Maps to San Diego, California and Portland, Oregon, according to Apple Maps expert Justin O’Beirne.
First introduced in iOS 13, Look Around is designed to provide 3D street-level imagery in major cities, much like Google’s Street View.
At launch, Look Around was limited to a handful of cities, but it is now available in more than 20 …
Apple Surveying Canada’s Largest Cities With Specialized Backpacks to Improve Maps
Apple Maps team members wearing specialized camera-equipped backpacks will be walking in Canada’s three largest cities of Toronto, Montréal, and Vancouver through October to help improve the Apple Maps app.
Apple Maps backpack in Southern California as spotted by Joanna Stern Apple typically drives a fleet of vehicles around the world to collect Maps data, including street-level imagery for…
Top Stories: What’s New in iOS 15.2, Universal Control Delayed, and More
Just a week ahead of Christmas, things remain busy in the Apple news and rumor world, with Apple this week releasing iOS 15.2, macOS Monterey 12.1, and other related operating system updates. Unfortunately, the much-anticipated Universal Control feature didn’t make the cut, so we’ll have to wait until 2022 for that.
As far as rumors go, we heard more about next year’s iPhone 14, an updated…
Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 to Developers
Apple today seeded the first betas of upcoming iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming four days after the launch of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2
iOS and iPadOS 15.3 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center or over the air after the proper profile has been installed on an iPhone or an iPad.
iOS 15.3 leaked earlier today…
Kuo: iPhone 14 Pro to Feature 48-Megapixel Camera, Periscope Lens Coming 2023
Apple plans to add a 48-megapixel camera lens to the iPhone next year, followed by a periscope lens in 2023, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
In a research note today with TF International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said these iPhone camera upgrades over the next two years will help to boost Taiwanese manufacturer Largan Precision’s market share, revenue, and profit.
Kuo did …
‘Notchmeister’ Lets You Decorate the Notch on Your MacBook Pro
While the inclusion of a display notch on the latest MacBook Pro was derided by many from its first appearance as a rumor ahead of the machine’s unveiling, it’s now a fact of life for those who have purchased Apple’s latest pro notebook.
Various apps and wallpaper designs to hide the notch have popped up, but The Iconfactory has gone in the opposite direction, embracing the notch with a simple …
The iPhone 14 in a Nutshell: All the Rumors Summarized
We’re still months away from the launch of the iPhone 14 models, which we’re expecting in September 2022, but we’ve already heard enough rumors about the new devices that we have a clear picture of what to expect. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Rumors for upcoming products can sometimes be hard to follow, so we thought we’d do an at-a-glance rumor summary for the…
Apple Silicon Roadmap Based on 18-Month Upgrade Cycle, Claims Report
Apple plans to update its Apple silicon chips every 18 months, compared to the annual upgrade cycle of the iPhone and Apple Watch, according to a new report from the Taiwanese Commercial Times.
The report, which largely echoes previously reported information, said that industry sources have pointed towards an 18-month upgrade cycle for Apple silicon chips. With that, the report claims that…