Apple has a track record of releasing new products with innovation and nearly perfect software; however, iOS 6 has a lot of problems as far as its map programs are concerned. Unreliable directions, wrong locations and poorly implemented 3D mapping are the biggest concerns, and it seems like new problems are popping up left and right.
Apple has a maps problem.
The major new feature of the company's new iOS 6 mobile operating system is a new mapping module developed by Apple itself — a replacement for the Google-supplied maps that have been standard on the iPhone since it debuted in 2007. It is a change borne not of user demand, but of corporate politics: Google's Android platform is the biggest competitive threat to the iPhone, so Apple is cutting ties with Google. iPhone owners might have loved Google Maps, but Apple has no love for Google. Continue Reading
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