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Set The Preferred Directions Type For Maps In iOS 7 Beta [iOS Tips]

Preferred Directions Maps iOS 7 beta

In Apple’s Maps app, which debuted in iOS 6, you’ve always been able to set the volume of the voiced directions, choose whether you want to use mile or kilometer units, and set your Map Labels to Always English or not.

In iOS 7 beta, however, you’re now able to set your preferred direction type. Here’s how.

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Here’s How To Send Directions From OS X Mavericks Maps To Your iOS Device [OS X Tips]

Maps To iOS Device

One of the features I’ve been most looking forward to in OS X Mavericks is the ability to send directions from my Mac to my iPhone, to be able to take my directions on the go, even when I’m searching on my Mac. I hate having to go to my iPhone (or iPad) and re-enter the starting and ending addresses again; I just did that on my Mac!

While you still can’t do that with Google directions, you can now send directions from OS X Mavericks Maps right to your iOS Maps. Here’s how.

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Drive Makes In-Car iPhone Control Easier, But You Still Need To Stay Safe [Review]

Keep your eyes on the road

Drive is a tool for drivers who want to get basic tasks done on their phones with just a tap or a swipe, controlling your phone just as you’d control the other dashboard gadgets in your car.

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AssistantLove Lets You Control Spotify And Your iPhone’s GPS App With Siri [Jailbreak]

AssistantLove Lets You Control Spotify And Your iPhone’s GPS App With Siri [Jailbreak]

Have you ever wished you could use Siri to control Spotify instead of Apple’s Music app on your iPhone? How about using Siri to get directions with your favorite GPS app?

A really cool jailbreak tweak called AssistantLove was released today in Cydia that lets you do those things and more.

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How To Print Directions From The Maps App In iOS 5 [Tips]

How To Print Directions From The Maps App In iOS 5 [Tips]How To Print Directions From The Maps App In iOS 5 [Tips]

Having the Maps app on the iPhone is a lifesaver for me. Not only does it help me navigate my way around places I don’t know, but it’ll also tell me how to get there when I leave the house.

However, trying to read directions from an iPhone while driving isn’t ideal, and it’s certainly not safe. Fortunately, iOS 5 allows you to print your directions from directly within the Maps app as long as you have a printer compatible with AirPrint. Here’s how!

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Google Launches Web-Based Maps App for iOS, Android

Google Maps web app 1

A native Google Maps application comes built-in to our iOS devices, and while it’s great for accessing maps and getting directions while we’re on the go, it is lacking a few important features. Thankfully, however, Google has just launched an updated Google Maps web app which offers a little extra.

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