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Boat In Apple Maps Thought To Be Nessie At First

04/20/2014, Apple Maps might be able to get you from point A to point B in an unfamiliar territory, but this does not mean that it is the first app or program that people go to in order to find their way around. Google Maps is, no doubt about it, still the undisputed...

Apple Maps Send iPhone Owners To Grandma’s House

02/27/2014, Apple Maps has not exactly been the most accurate way to get around somewhere which you are not familiar with, as a grandmother in rural Pennsylvania can attest to. In fact, for the past one and a half years, Apple Maps has been sending skiers who rely on...

Apple’s Patent Filing Could Point To What Maps Will Look Like

12/19/2013, Apple is a company that holds plenty of patents, and this we know for sure. In fact, Cupertino has recently applied for a patent which will make use of various layers of information that have been obtained from the Internet, where users will be presented...

Google Announces New And Personalized Map Embed

11/28/2013, When researching reviews on a particular restaurant or shop, or when looking for hotels to stay overseas, typically these websites will have Google Maps (or Bing Maps) embedded there which allows visitors to get a better idea of where the establishment is...

Apple’s PrimeSense Acquisition Could Be Used To Improve Maps

11/27/2013, The other day we reported that Apple had confirmed that they had just closed a deal with Israeli-based tech company, PrimeSense, which saw Apple acquire the company for anywhere between $300-$350 million. It had been rumored that due to PrimeSense’s...

Apple Job Listings Hint At Public Transit Integration In Maps

10/29/2013, Apple Maps when first launched was nothing short of a disaster, with reports of users being led to wrong places and with the app itself being unreliable as a whole, which was thankfully solved by a release of an updated version of Google Maps for iOS...

Apple Hires “Ground Truth” Managers To Help Improve Apple Maps

03/29/2013, We’re sure that many iOS users were bummed what Apple replaced Google Maps on their phones with Apple Maps, especially since there were many reports of inaccuracies over Apple’s Maps software. However when Google Maps was released as a standalone app...

Apple Requires Engineers To Fix iOS Maps

02/06/2013, It is rather comforting to hear that the kind of engineers that Apple is looking for would not release a biological weapon on the rest of humanity for no apparent reason as seen in Prometheus, but rather, it will be for a far more humane and holistic...

Apple In Negotiations With Waze To Rescue Its Maps App [Rumor]

01/03/2013, The Apple Maps drama has to be one of the most public screw-ups in the company’s recent history as they arrogantly thought they could deliver a maps application as good, probably better, than Google Maps. Not only did they completely fail at that...

Google Adds ‘See Inside’ Button In Search Results

12/19/2012, It wasn’t so long ago when Google introduced its Street View technology indoors. The result was Google Business Photos which basically shows you the interiors of a few stores in Google Maps. Today, Google is taking that milestone a bit further by...

iOS 6 Adoption Grew 29 Percent Because Of Google Maps

12/19/2012, Google has just re-launched Google Maps for the iPhone last week, and just a few hours after its debut, the long-awaited mapping application topped the App Store, leaving Apple executives envious, and even exceeded 10 million downloads after 48 hours. So,...

Apple and Foursquare rumored to be in talks over Maps data

12/18/2012, Sometimes it feels weird that I have to resort to Google Maps on my iPhone especially since there is a native Maps app built into iOS 6, but given that Google Maps has certain features that Apple Maps lacks, it only makes sense that iOS users find the...