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Apple Maps Could Gain Indoor Mapping Feature, According To Patent

10/16/2014, Google Maps are great if you’re trying to find your way around a city, a country, or even inside a building. Unfortunately the latter feature is one that Apple has yet to include in their Apple Maps app. Given how notoriously inaccurate Apple Maps is,...

Find My iPhone Drops Google Maps For Apple Maps

07/08/2014, Find My iPhone has proven itself to be a pretty useful app, having had a lady track down her stolen smartphone before, although the app has also caused an iPhone owner to be arrested in the past. Having said that, it seems that Apple will be taking a...

Apple Maps Being Updated Every Day

07/01/2014, Apple surely doesn’t need a reminder of how botched up the launch of Apple Maps was. The company decided to dump Google Maps in favor of a homegrown solution but for the first few months things were so bad that Apple CEO had to issue an apology for...

Maps For iOS 8 To Come With Radical Improvements [Report]

03/11/2014, Its no secret that Apple Maps didn’t exactly get off to a good start. There were many problems with the company’s mapping service from the get go, users were inconvenienced so much so that the company apologized and promised that it would do a...

Apple Wants Someone To Work On A “Secret Project” With Maps

09/29/2013, Apple’s career website featured a new job opening a couple of days ago. The company requires a Maps Web User Interface Designer, the person would be working on a “new secret project,” among other things. Since the original job posting...

Drivers Take Alaska Airport Taxiway As Apple Maps Leads Them Astray

09/25/2013, Imagine you’re in an airplane, looking aimlessly outside the window. Wonder what would go through your mind if you were to see a car carrying passengers, taking the airport taxiway to reach the passenger terminal. One can only fathom what people in...

Apple Maps Outguns Google Maps?

03/07/2013, When Apple Maps was introduced in iOS 6, and Cupertino decided to drop Google Maps as their navigation software of choice, the whole world was more or less in an uproar, as Apple Maps failed miserably as a navigational tool, despite being touted (and...

Google Supplies iOS Developers With Updated Maps SDK

02/22/2013, We think it’s safe to say Google Maps is probably the most popular map tool available these days, especially on iOS due to the the many, many inaccuracies Apple Maps offers to iOS users. Considering how popular Google Maps is on iOS, it’s...

Apple Maps Blamed for Poor Bushfire Response in Australia

02/12/2013, The Country Fire Authority of Victoria (CFA), Australia, is blaming Apple Maps inaccurate mapping issues in its FireReady app. Officials are stuck with using Apple Maps for FireReady on iPhones and iPads. A large number of towns including Macedon are...

GPS Takes Elderly Woman In Wrong Direction For Over 900 Miles

01/14/2013, In a world post-GPS, we know many of you absolutely trust your guidance systems whether it be dedicated GPS devices or Google Maps, but if we learned anything from GPS misguidance reports in Australia, it’s that you shouldn’t trust your GPS...