Google’s Native Maps App Now Awaiting Apple’s Approval
We know it, Apple’s Maps App is absolutely crappy. The data engine just does not stand up to the expectations of users and when compared to Google’s Maps App which has been gathering data for a long time now, it is nowhere close. 9to5Mac now reports that Google’s native Maps App for iOS has already been submitted and that it is pending approval from the Apple App Store team.
As 9to5Mac reports, the App is waiting to be submitted. According to TechCrunch, the App will be live before Christmas. This cannot be a better time for Google to release the App and get traction.
About the horrible Maps experience by users, here is what Apple said to AllThingsD -
Customers around the world are upgrading to iOS 6 with over 200 new features including Apple Maps, our first map service. We are excited to offer this service with innovative new features like Flyover, turn by turn navigation, and Siri integration. We launched this new map service knowing it is a major initiative and that we are just getting started with it. Maps is a cloud-based solution and the more people use it, the better it will get. We appreciate all of the customer feedback and are working hard to make the customer experience even better.
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