samsung apple maps australia

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.

Google Maps

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.

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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.