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Now, Apple Maps gets turn-by-turn directions in India

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Aiming to make navigation better and ride-hailing easier for users in India, on Thursday rolled out turn-by-turn directions as well as support for cab-hailing apps and Ola in Maps in the country.

"Adding regional turn-by-directions makes owning devices that much more appealing for domestic customers, as integrates so well with the system platforms.

"You could always download a third-party maps app on the App Store, but features like proactive alerts, or Apple Watch navigation are best offered by Apple Maps," 9to5Mac reported.

Apple Maps' rival Maps has been the de facto navigation application in for quite some time now, thanks to the popularity of and the driving, walking and public transport modes in it.

Disregarding quality of source data, many people prefer to use Apple Maps, because of its prettier, cleaner and ad-free user interface, the report added.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 17:30 IST
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