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ETA For iPhone Offers A Simpler Way To Get Driving Times & Directions To Your Favorite PlacesLooking for a quicker way to find the drive time between two or more points, and optionally get directions? Google Maps may still be everyone's go-to mapping application on mobile, but a new iPhone app called ETA is launching today to offer a simpler, faster and generally less cumbersome experience.
ETA Puts Travel Times in Notification Center with a WidgetBefore iOS 8, I used to keep a Launch Center Pro action with shortcuts for driving directions to my favorite places. ETA, developed by Australian studio Eastwood, puts travel times directly in Notification Center and is quickly becoming one of my most used widgets in iOS 8.
ETA Brings Travel Times and Traffic Status to Apple WatchI first covered ETA back in September, and I noted how the app simplified the process of getting travel times for favorite locations by taking advantage of a widget in Notification Center: ETA's best feature is actually a way to never open the app itself.
Review: ETA drives speedy directions and traffic prediction to Apple WatchWant to get somewhere quickly - and know how long it will take you? ETA's on the job. At the beginning of this year, my roller derby league moved their practice space north of Boston, changing my five-minute commute to somewhere in the 55-minute vicinity.