• Google Maps adds Apple CarPlay and iOS 12 support, with Waze to follow

    1 month ago - By VentureBeat

    Following Apple's WWDC announcement of expanded third-party support for CarPlay automotive displays, Google today added CarPlay support to its crown jewel on iOS: Google Maps. The app has continued to be popular with iOS users despite Apple's introduction of a competing mapping and navigation application six years ago. Now publicly avai...
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  • Google Maps Now Supports Apple CarPlay in iOS 12

    Google Maps Now Supports Apple CarPlay in iOS 12

    1 month ago - By App Advice

    Anyone with iOS 12 installed on their iPhones can use Google Maps instead of Apple's option on Apple's in-car system. The app was just updated to version 5.0 with the addition.
    Back at WWDC in June, Apple announced that third-party navigation apps like Google Maps can be used on CarPlay systems. We're expecting a number of other third-party navigation apps, like Google's own Waze, to also offer CarPlay support.
    On the CarPlay display, Google Maps users can add destinations like nearby restaurants or gas stations and more.
    Google Maps is designed for the iPhone and all iPad models. It can...
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  • Halide Camera hits version 1.9, brings new iPhone support, Siri Shortcuts

    Halide Camera hits version 1.9, brings new iPhone support, Siri Shortcuts

    1 month ago - By Sweet Setup

    Our pick for the best third-party camera app for iPhone continues its developmental evolution this week, hitting version 1.9 and bringing with it numerous features and support for iOS 12. Halide can now be used on the new iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr, and the new Siri Shortcuts support will be great for shooting when your iPhone is mounted to a tripod.
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  • Things 3 Update Brings Siri Shortcuts for iOS 12, Siri Watch Face Support in watchOS 5

    Things 3 Update Brings Siri Shortcuts for iOS 12, Siri Watch Face Support in watchOS 5

    1 month ago - By App Advice

    The great to-do app Things 3 has just received a nice update taking advantage of new iOS 12 and watchOS 5 features.
    Ready for Apple Watch Series 4 Version 3.7 of the app offers full Siri Shortcuts support for iOS 12 devices. That opens up a number of different avenues for users.
    Along with being able to create multi-step tasks using Apple's new Shortcuts app, you can add tasks and much more to the app with just a Siri command.
    Another great new feature in the update is dynamic notifications. You can select the duration of a snooze when receiving a notification - 10 minutes, 30 minutes, or...
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  • Google Maps for CarPlay in iOS 12 is now available

    Google Maps for CarPlay in iOS 12 is now available

    1 month ago - By 9to5Mac

    Google Maps for CarPlay in iOS 12 is now available with version 5.0 out now on the App Store. Apple released iOS 12 just yesterday which enables third party maps apps to offer their own mapping data for CarPlay.
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  • How to get the Shortcuts app for iOS 12

    How to get the Shortcuts app for iOS 12

    1 month ago - By iMore

    Get Apple's new automation app from the App Store now
    If you're just upgrading to iOS 12 today and you've heard all about Siri Shortcuts, you may be looking for the Shortcuts app that allows you to set up custom shortcuts with multiple steps chained in a row.
    However, like many, you won't see it on your device by default - only the shortcuts feature is part of the operating system , which starts to give you proactive suggestions for actions to take, as well as introduces the Add to Siri button in apps to let you create your own trigger phrases for that app's action.
    The Shortcuts app...
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