Waze adds built-in audio player to spice up your commute

You won’t have to use Google Maps if you want a built-in music player to accompany Google’s navigation tools. In the wake of a Spotify tie-in last year, Waze has released beta versions of its Android and iOS apps with a native audio player that supports eight services in total. Deezer, iHeart Radio, NPR One, […]

Apple CarPlay gaining Google Maps, Waze capability

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Ford drivers can now control Waze map and navigation app hands free

From Bluetooth syncing to systems like CarPlay and Android Auto, the link between your smartphone and car grows closer every day. Today, Ford announced that its Sync 3 infotainment system will now have full Waze integration, meaning you can natively use the community-based traffic and navigation app in Ford vehicles. While we knew that has […]

Google refuses to fix Waze so it won’t route people on 32%-grade road

Enlarge / Downtown Los Angeles from the 110 Freeway in 2017. (credit: FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) In the wake of complaints about Waze and similar smartphone traffic apps routing through the smaller streets of Los Angeles, one city councilman has decided to dig in and figure out what he can do about it. Paul Krekorian recently contacted […]

Ford is updating Sync with Waze and a driving assistant

Ford is updating its Sync infotainment software with a few new navigation options. Sygic is a name we haven’t heard in quite awhile, but the GPS company will bring its voice assistant to certain Ford vehicles. If your blue-oval-clad ride has Sync 3 and you’ve got Sygic’s nav app installed on your phone, you’ll be […]

Ford Adding the Waze Navigation App That’s Already on Your Phone to Sync 3

– Waze, a smart route-navigation service available for both Android and Apple smartphone users, is one of the most popular phone applications out there. It already had millions of users when Google purchased the company in 2013, and it has only grown in popularity since then. Now Ford is making Waze even simpler to use by integrating compatibility straight into […]