Apple Expands Revamped Apple Maps Experience to New Countries

The revamped and improved Apple Maps experience is now live for users in France, New Zealand, and Monaco, according to ‌Apple Maps‌ enthusiast Justin O'Beirne. The new ‌Apple Maps‌ experience brings with it more accurate and faster navigation, improved imagery with three-dimensional landmarks and locations, and detailed views of roads, shopping malls, and more.

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On a related note, according to O'Beirne, cycling directions for ‌Apple Maps‌ now covers 49 states. Apple maintains a list of where ‌Apple Maps‌ features are available by location on its website, but the latest locations have yet to be added.

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George Dawes Avatar
21 weeks ago
I have to say the image clarity of streets , cars etc on maps on my m1 mini is amazing , much better than google earth
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RickDEGH Avatar
21 weeks ago
All that is left is bike navigation - in Germany please!
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bustycat Avatar
21 weeks ago

Cycling is a joke. What is so hard to get this done worldwide?
Cycling is like committing suicide in lots of countries.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
@Brett Avatar
21 weeks ago

It’s crazy to think it took Apple over 10 years to finally add multi-destinations within a route/trip.

All these features are great, but obviously years behind Google Maps.
I disagree that it is years behind Google maps. Google maps was out before Apple Maps. But using it today coming back from Melbourne Australia. It’s amazing and has been for a while marking hazards and car crashes. To Siri verbally alerting to speed cameras. Not to mention basic things like showing traffic lights on the maps. It was faultless.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HappyDude20 Avatar
21 weeks ago
It’s crazy to think it took Apple over 10 years to finally add multi-destinations within a route/trip.

All these features are great, but obviously years behind Google Maps.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bustycat Avatar
21 weeks ago
Monaco is so big that Apple had to spend much time on it before expanding to other smaller countries.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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