Posts tagged maps

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

5 Best Maps App Alternatives to Apple Maps for iPhone

Now that it is official that Apple Maps suck, we present the top 5 alternatives to Apple Maps that will help you find your way to your next destination instead of getting you lost. Google is working on a Maps App for iOS which is rumored to be available later this year, till then these nifty Apps already available for iOS should turn out to be extremely helpful for you. It is a good time to be a Maps App developer, for sure! Read More

Tim Cook Posts Apology Letter For Screwing Up With Apple Maps

Tim Cook today published an official apology letter on Apple.com addressing all Apple customers. Apple has definitely screwed up with Apple Maps and accepting their mistake publicly is an extremely bold move. For the time being, Apple is recommending users to use alternatives available. Here is the official apology letter Tim posted today – Read More

Google Earth and Google Maps Will Be In One App for iOS

It is evident that Google is working on a Maps App for iOS devices. After Apple decided to remove Google Maps from iOS, and Apple Maps turned out to be horrible, Google’s stock pushed up higher and the folks at Google are now working very hard to make sure that a Maps App that uses data from Google is made available to the masses. Read More

Google’s Native Maps App Now Awaiting Apple’s Approval

Google Maps vs Apple MapsWe 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. Read More