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The latest version of Google Maps on iOS now works in Apple's CarPlay

5 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Google Maps is now available on Apple's CarPlay following the launch of iOS 12 , allowing third-party developers to make navigation apps for CarPlay. Until now, Apple Maps was the only CarPlay compatible navigation app. Besides confirming that the app was coming at the iOS 12 announcement event in March, Google was very quiet about when its main navigation app was going to receive a CarPlay update. Now, version 5.0 is available to download on iOS. When Google Maps is in CarPlay mode it follows Apple's design rules, but it still maintains some of Google's signature colours. This means that...
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Google Maps finally comes to Apple CarPlay with iOS 12 - Roadshow

Google Maps finally comes to Apple CarPlay with iOS 12 - Roadshow

5 monthes ago   |   By CNET

You'll have to have both iOS 12 and the latest Google Maps app update to make it work.
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Google Maps is finally compatible with Apple CarPlay

Google Maps is finally compatible with Apple CarPlay

5 monthes ago   |   By Macworld

Since its introduction four years ago, Apple fans have been pleading for the ability to use third-party maps program with CarPlay. Apple's phone-powered in-dash infotainment software has a lot going for it, but being stuck with Apple Maps was definitely not a feather in its cap. With iOS 12 , our worries are over. Not only is Apple Maps getting dramatically better, but CarPlay is getting an official mapping interface for third-party developers. It takes more than the iOS update to enable CarPlay support, though. The mapping apps themselves need an update. To read this article in full,
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Google Brings Google Maps to Apple's CarPlay

5 monthes ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Google today said iPhone users can opt for Google's Maps instead of Apple Maps when using their CarPlay-equipped automobile. Apple added support for third-party apps to CarPlay in the recently-released iOS 12 platform. Google has updated its navigation app in order to make it compatible with iOS 12 and Apple's CarPlay system. Google says Maps via CarPlay supports seamless transitions from Maps on the iPhone to Maps via CarPlay; point-to-point navigation with real-time traffic updates and rerouting; offline maps for use in spotty coverage areas; and support for saved lists/favorites. Google...
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Google Maps for CarPlay released for iOS 12

Google Maps for CarPlay released for iOS 12

5 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

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. Back when CarPlay launched,...
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Google finally solved one of the biggest annoyances with Apple CarPlay, the iPhone's car integration

Google finally solved one of the biggest annoyances with Apple CarPlay, the iPhone's car integration

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Google Maps has finally come to CarPlay - Apple's system for hooking an iPhone up to your car infotainment display.
Before now, you could only use Apple Maps with CarPlay, which was a frustration for many users.
Google-owned Waze is coming too, the company has said.
Big news for Google Maps loyalists: Now, you can use your preferred maps when you plug your iPhone into your car dashboard - assuming, of course, that your car supports Apple CarPlay.
This means that if you drive a car with CarPlay support, you can now display Google Maps on your car's infotainment screen. If you prefer...
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