A new study from comScore seems to reveal that Google may have lost the Maps battle on iOS devices so far, even though Apple Maps had its fair share of issues at launch.
Following the recent Apple Maps debacle, which landed a couple in the middle of the wilderness after following incorrect directions, Samsung have taken it upon themselves to set up camp in two Australian cities to let us all know just how great the Navigon software, which comes pre-installed on its Aussie handsets, is.
Join us as we discuss the epic fails of mobile tech in 2012. These are the devices, platforms, apps and features that promised much and delivered little.
Ever since Google Maps was unceremoniously dumped from iOS, there were murmurs that the platform would be getting a standalone app of Google’s more powerful mapping application. Is it still coming?
The ongoing Google Maps and Apple Maps saga continues, but the direction it will take is still unclear.
Breaking: iOS 6 chief Scott Forstall leaving Apple, announcement made on Android 4.2 & Windows Phone 8 launch day
We interrupt our extensive Nexus and Android 4.2 coverage to reveal one interesting, and unforeseen, predicament in the mobile business. Scott Forstall, Senior Vice President of iOS Software, the man responsible for iOS development inside Apple, will leave the company.
There are many reasons to love Android, including the fact that we actually have a functioning map system. For those that happen to have an iPhone or iPad, no worries, Google has you covered. After Apple decided to ditch Google Maps in favor of its less-than-awesome self-ran map service, Google still has the Google Maps web app available to help iOS owners out. Even better, the company is planning on adding Google Street View on Thursday.
Since Apple Maps, one of the main advertised features of Apple’s recently released iOS 6, is not the great out-of-the-box product the iPhone maker believed it would be, we keep finding various comparisons between Apple’s mapping and navigation solution and Google’s own Google Maps, in addition to ads and funny memes. In fact, today we’re going to look at an Apple Maps vs Google Maps report coming straight from Consumer Reports.
Apple Maps vs Google Maps: #iLost Motorola (Google) ad pokes fun at the iPhone 5 and the iOS 6 Maps issues
It’s not just Samsung and Nokia that have ads taking hits at Apple’s recent products, as Motorola has joined the fun. While all of them have targeted the iPhone 5 with their ad campaigns, Motorola is particularly interested in making fun of one of the underperforming apps in iOS 6, Apple Maps.