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 ditched Google Maps for its own inferior app over voice-guided turn-by-turn driving directions, according to reports.
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.
Apple has met its November deadline and enabled turn-by-turn directions in Apple Maps for customers in Australia.
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.
A new version 6.11.1 update for the Google Maps Navigation app fills the navigation void for pedal-powered users.
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.
No Internet connection is needed to get turn-by-turn directions and search on Google Maps. Also, Apple Music lands on Android, Facebook scans your phone's photos and Sony finally kills Betamax.