Apple’s updated CarPlay will support Google Maps, Waze

first_img The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever The latest version of Apple’s CarPlay will finally support third-party navigation apps like Google Maps and Waze, allowing users to work around using the company’s own Apple Maps default.CarPlay essentially turns the touchscreen in your car’s console into a second iPhone screen, though only with basic music, vocal communication and navigation apps enabled.The default navigation app available via the software overlay was Apple’s own Apple Maps, which many users found unsatisfactory, explains Digital Trends. Trending Videos But Apple’s latest operating system, iOS 12, will support a host of third-party apps its predecessors didn’t. It’s expected for many drivers using phone-based navigation apps, that flexibility will streamline their CarPlay experience, even if it does feel like an admission from Apple that its Maps app wasn’t all that good. PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca See More Videos We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan”center_img RELATED TAGSNews advertisement Trending in Canada COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ‹ Previous Next › Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 A visitor presses Apple’s new CarPlay touch-screen commands inside the Volvo Estate concept car displayed during the press day of the Geneva Motor Show in Geneva, on March 4, 2014. last_img read more