The service previously required users to be connected to the Web in order to take advantage of its features. That's changing "later this year."
Apple has met its November deadline and enabled turn-by-turn directions in Apple Maps for customers in Australia.
Apple ditched Google Maps for its own inferior app over voice-guided turn-by-turn driving directions, according to reports.
In the first part of our Apple Maps app testing, we decided to do a field test on the streets of San Francisco to see how the Apple app performed against Google Maps on Android.
Australians will be getting turn-by-turn navigation on their iPhones after all, with an update from Apple expected shortly after the release of iOS 6.
One of the watershed features in Apple's new iOS 6 software is built-in maps, though it seems that Australia will miss out on turn-by-turn directions when the firmware is released.
Having dropped Google's Maps like a hot potato, Apple's brought its own take on turn-by-turn navigation to iOS 6. Here's what to expect.
The Nokia Maps mobile site now offers voice-guided turn-by-turn walking navigation to any device with a mobile browser, including the iPhone.
The newly updated MapQuest 4 Mobile can now speak to you while you travel, effectively providing free GPS-powered navigation.
Nokia's new Ovi Maps offers free turn-by-turn navigation on all its mobile phones from today, so you need never be lost again