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Google Maps Now Integrates Your Google Calendar Events

Android: Google’s rolling out an update to Google Maps on Android that integrates your Google Calendar events and Google contacts into Google Maps.

Google Maps For iOS Can Now Navigate To Multiple Destinations

iOS: As the saying goes, not all who wander are lost, and if your journey is more complicated than point A to point B, you can finally add more than one destination in Google Maps for iOS when you’re trying to get directions.

RunGo Gives Turn-By-Turn Directions For Scenic And Creative Jogging Routes

Android/iOS: It can be tricky to stay on the right path when you’re trying a new running route. RunGo solves that problem with turn-by-turn directions. They offer city tours that pass by scenic and historic locations, and even a few fun shapes, like the Darth Vader face above. You can also create your own.

Google Maps Adds Multiple Destination Directions, Timeline Notes To Android

Android: Google Maps is finally adding a desperately needed feature. Starting today, you can add multiple destinations to a navigation trip when you get directions on Android.

Sidekix: Urban Navigator Gives You Walking Routes Based On Your Interests

iOS: There are plenty of options to find directions when you need to get from point A to point B in a car, but what if you want a leisurely pedestrian route to explore a city? Sidekix offers urban navigation on foot that highlights interesting places en route to your destination.

Google Maps Gets New Navigation Notification And Automatic Map Downloads

Google Maps for Android’s recent update added a ton of tiny but useful changes. Chief among them, the persistent notification you see while using Navigation now has a new look that makes it much easier to tell where you’re going.

Waze Adds Planned Drives To Estimate Drive Times And Help You Figure Out The Best Time To Leave

iOS: Waze has updated its iPhone app with a new feature that estimates what traffic will be like on any given day at any given time, which helps you plan your day accordingly.

Turn-by-Turn Navigation Showdown: Google Maps Vs. Waze

You wouldn’t really think there could be that much difference between turn-by-turn navigation apps, but even just a glance at Google Maps and Waze shows how different they are. They might both be owned by the same company, but they work completely differently.

Automatically Pause Audio Books And Podcasts When Apple Maps Gives You Navigation Prompts

iOS: If you’re listening to a podcast or audiobook on your iPhone while also getting directions through Apple Maps, you know how annoying it is when the navigation voiceover speaks on top of the other audio. Our friends over at How-To Geek point out you can actually pause that audio instead.

Waze Adds 3D Touch Shortcuts To Quickly Get Directions From The Home Screen

iPhone: Waze can be an excellent navigation app, and today it gets a little better for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus users with the addition of 3D Touch.

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