“Announcing third-party navigation support at WWDC on Monday, Apple showed an image of the CarPlay interface with Google Maps, Google-owned Waze, and Autonavi Navigation, a Chinese app,” Tung reports. “Apple Maps has improved since its launch on iOS in 2012 but still arguably isn’t as advanced as Google Maps for iOS and Android.”
“CarPlay does currently support a range of third-party apps mostly in audio but also messaging apps like WhatsApp,” Tung reports. “However, given the importance of directions when driving the choice of using a preferred and familiar navigation app should be good for iPhone owners.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Good news for those for whom Apple Maps isn’t cutting it.