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iOS 14.5 beta shows Apple Maps to have crowdsourced warnings just like Waze

By Kenny Yeo - on 10 Feb 2021, 9:22am

iOS 14.5 beta shows Apple Maps to have crowdsourced warnings just like Waze

(Image source: MacRumors)

Apple is slowly but surely adding features to Apple Maps and making it better.

The latest iOS 14.5 beta introduces crowdsourced alerts in Apple Maps. According to reports, this feature will allow users to report three different types of incidents – accident, hazard, and speed check.

Users can report these incidents on their own or by using Siri and saying, "Hey Siri, there's an accident."

These options will also appear for CarPlay users.

Apple hasn't commented on this new feature yet. Presumably, this reporting feature will work just like Waze, which has an incident reporting feature that enables its users to keep each other updated on road and driving conditions.

Source: MacRumors

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