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Apple Reaches Out To Business Owners To Correct Maps’ Errors

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To keep up with the competition posed by Google Maps, Apple has taken steps to update and correct information about businesses. In order to do this, they have reached out to at least one business owner after users reported inaccurate address and location information. Read More

Measure Distances On Google Maps

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The desktop version of Google Maps has just been updated with a new and much needed feature, measuring distances. You will now be able to measure distances between two points, or along a route. Read More

How To Make The Most Of Google Maps

mapsGoogle Maps is one of the most powerful and useful Apps on your android phone. The App has incredible features which makes getting directions, searching for locations, and finding your way around a place extremely easy. Now, with some of the lesser-known features mentioned in this article, you can enhance your experience and get more out of Google Maps than just navigating from one place to another. Read More

Apple Maps Gets Updated Everyday

applemapsIt was reported widely that Apple Maps had a good number of issues with its Map data. Tim Cook had also apologized publicly for the Map errors and said Apple is working on this issue to make Maps better. We last reported about users’ feedback being used by Apple to fix errors. According to a new Reddit post, it’s quite clear Apple is very seriously working to correct the Map data. Read More

User Feedback Important To Apple To Fix Errors On Apple Maps

applemapsIf you reported an error on Apple Maps and opted for “Notify Me”, you probably will receive a notification when the error you reported is fixed. A MacRumors reader reported error on Maps on April 6 and was notified on April 8 that the reported error got fixed. This is a new notification feature and still in the testing stages. Read More

Apple Hiring Maps UI Designer for ‘Secret Project’

Apple Maps On MacOn its job listing page, Apple has added an opening for a new individual, “Maps Web UI Designer,” who will be working on a “New Secret Project.” Read More

Google’s Brilliant Twitter Marketing for Google Maps for iOS

Google Maps iOSEvery developer knows that it is extremely hard to market an App in this crowded App ecosystem. Well, Google released Google Maps for iOS yesterday and they used the power of their massive following on Twitter to spread the word about their latest creation. Our favorite is the one sent out via @gmail. Funny. Read More

It’s Here. Google Maps for iOS.

Google Maps iPhoneFinally, the day has come. Google Maps App for iOS is now finally available on the App Store and it is way too good. With iOS 6, Apple removed Google Maps from iPhone and introduced their very own Apple Maps that was flawed in every way. Tim Cook, Apple CEO also officially apologized for screwing up badly and Scott Forstall and many leading executives behind the initiative were asked to leave the company. In all of this, Google was clearly the winner. They allowed people to get completely pissed off with Apple Maps so the excitement level increased for a native Google Maps App for iOS. Read More

Google Maps iPhone App Coming Tonight

Google Maps and Apple MapsIt is being reported that the much awaited Google Maps App for the iPhone will be released tonight. AllThingsD reports that the Google is set to release the iOS Google Maps App tonight on the App Store. Read More

Google Maps for iOS Screenshot Leaked

Google Maps leaked iOSA new leaked screenshot shows what could be the upcoming Google Maps App for iOS devices. The interface does not look as neat as the previous Maps App, but the data that Google holds is certainly extremely valuable. Google also confirmed earlier that they have not yet submitted the App to the Apple App Store, but it is under development. Google probably wants to let users hate Apple Maps as much as they can and then finally come up with a version that works. Read More