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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...

Yandex discreetly launches new maps service in the U.S. and Europe

11/06/2012, Yandex, a Russian Internet company that operates that largest search engine in Russia, has released a basic maps service for Europe and the U.S. The new maps services is powered by Navteq, a Chicago-based provider of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

Apple Maps’ turn-by-turn navigation still M.I.A for Australians

11/01/2012, During the whole fiasco with Apple Maps, it was suggested that one of the reasons Apple decided to drop Google Maps and release their own solution early was due to a couple of reasons, one of them being that Google had reportedly refused to include voice...

Apple reportedly knew about Maps problems prior to launch

10/10/2012, The whole point of beta releases is so that beta testers can weed out the bugs in a program before it is released to the general public. That being said, it seems that Apple had known about the various bugs plaguing its Maps app before it was released in...

Google exec says no new Maps app has been submitted to Apple

09/25/2012, Apple’s doing away with Google Maps on iOS 6 was not a move that sat well with many people, and granted that Apple’s Maps app is the fruity company’s maiden attempt at navigational software, it is clear that you would do well to stick to a dedicated...

Wearable sensors map out surroundings in real time

09/25/2012, The idea of a map being covered in “fog of war” has been toyed around enough in video games, and I clearly remember how maps in Doom came in handy whenever one got stuck. RTS titles too, had maps that cleared up as you explored new areas, and in the...