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Waze’s next-gen navigation cruises onto CarPlay

Waze waiting for Apple 's CarPlay in – dash system is over.
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Over the years, the only navigation application for CarPlay users was Apple Maps. But on iOS 12 this has changed. Last week CarPlay users were able to access Google Maps. And now, rival Waze is an option.

That is, the three most common turn-by-turn smartphone navigation titles can be used with Apple's in-dash system.

Waze; CarPlay

This news is not from a better source than Waze's CEO Noam Bardin. He I went to Twitter "Lastly I launched @ waze for @ apple Carplay.With iOS 12 and the latest Waze version you can display the Waze app on a larger screen in your car.

As Bardin points out, this requires an iPhone with iOS 12, and the version of Waze was released late yesterday. Of course, it is a vehicle equipped with CarPlay.

Like Google Maps, Waze is a Google product. For the coverage of Apple 's in – dash system, he felt it necessary to provide CarPlay with both navigation applications.

Details of CarPlay

CarPlay is one of Apple's least known major products. This in-vehicle system attempts to simplify the task of drivers for common iPhones. "CarPlay displays what you want to do with your iPhone while driving while on the car's built-in display Apple says you know the way, you call, send and receive messages, listen to music can do.

CarPlay has been incorporated into over 400 automotive models from companies such as Ford, Chrysler, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Honda, Toyota, Subaru, BMW, Hyundai and others. In addition, Pioneer, Kenwood etc. sell CarPlay compatible aftermarket system.

According to a recent survey, CarPlay is less distracting than the infotainment system built into your car. And those who like rival Android Auto.

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