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How to share your location with iOS 8 (without creeping yourself out)

iOS 8 offers precise enough control over who can see your location and when that even a privacy lover like Glenn Fleishman is on board.

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Mysterious Apple van fuels speculation about self-driving car or Maps overhaul

A camera-equipped Dodge Caravan spotted driving around the Bay Area could mean Apple is building out its own version of Google's Street View. If so, however, it'd take years to gather sufficient data.

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Camels, sleds, and fishing boats: 7 wacky Google Street View vehicles

For Google, mapping the world's darkest corners means relying on some very odd Street View vehicles.

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Hands-on with Places, Waze’s latest feature

Leave tips and photos about different locations to help other Waze users discover new spots.

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How to create multi-destination map routes on your iPhone

Apple and Google's Map apps are incapable of displaying routes with multiple destinations. Thankfully, other apps are more flexible.

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Finding yourself when your Mac can't

The issue: Your Mac lacks Wi-Fi circuitry and Maps relies on such circuitry to report its location. Chris Breen explains your options.

Reading List: Apple tries to buy chic

The company's also helping users avoid marketers in iOS 8 and its much-anticipated stock split is now here.

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Apple Maps search may get personal, and much better, thanks to Spotsetter

Apple has reportedly acquired Spotsetter, a social search and mapping startup, after the service said that it had closed down.

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iOS 8 changes we'd like to see: FaceTime, Maps, Messages, Music

With WWDC imminent, we're covering changes and improvements we'd like to see in the next version of iOS. This installment covers FaceTime, Maps, Messages, and Music.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Konnichiwa!

In this week's Mac app roundup, you'll find software with an international flair, a calculator like no other, and a view of the beautiful planet we live on.