Google Maps For iOS Lastly Will get Spoken Visitors Alerts

Google Maps For iOS Finally Gets Spoken Traffic Alerts

Google Maps for iOS received a seemingly small, however extraordinarily useful function at the moment in an replace. Beginning right now, you’ll now get spoken visitors alerts whereas navigating.

The app will inform you about accidents, visitors congestion or different incidents (like police within the space) on your route earlier than you begin driving.

If this sounds acquainted, it undoubtedly looks like Google is pulling out a few of Waze’s greatest options. I personally use Waze for navigation over Google Maps and naturally Apple Maps and I’ve by no means gotten alongside. Google acquired Waze for $1.1 billion in 2013, a quantity that appears small compared to a number of the newest acquisitions and funding rounds.

Waze’s app simply acquired a new fairly redesign, leaving me to marvel at occasions why it doesn’t simply flat out exchange Google Maps because the flagship navigation service for Google.

The Android model of Google Maps sees extra updates than iOS, and it already sports activities voice navigation and alerts.