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How Google Maps Is Actually Losing To Apple Maps

The Guardian | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology

ComScore research shows that while Apple suffered a PR disaster over maps, Google lost 23m iPhone users in the US...

Apple Maps Is So Bad It Will Tell You To Drive Across An Airport Runway

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2013 | Technology

Calling Apple maps a "navigation tool" is a serious misuse of the term. The Alaska Dispatch recently reported that the map application's turn-by-t...

Did This Country Block Apple Maps?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.12.2013 | Technology

The Norwegian government may not be too keen on allowing Apple to fly over its capital city to capture aerial data for its Maps application. Accord...

Apple's Attempt To Fix Maps

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2013 | Technology

While the complaints around Apple’s Map application have died down — after a rocky debut where results were hilariously inaccurate, and being one-...

Google Reportedly ThisClose To Snapping Up Map Startup From Facebook

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Google is close to buying Waze for $1.3 billion, an Israeli newspaper reported on Sunday, potentially trumping rival offers for ...

Apple Is So, So Sorry

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.04.2013 | Technology

Being the biggest tech company in the world means always having to say you're sorry. This week, Apple apologized to Chinese consumers after critic...

Apple Gets Serious About Maps With New Acquisition

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple has acquired a Silicon Valley startup, WiFiSlam, which makes mapping applications for smart phones. Apple co...

Jason Gilbert

The 11 Biggest Tech Bellyflops Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.28.2012 | Technology

Sometimes, a tech company will announce a product that it is hailed as a masterpiece and enjoyed and shared by millions of people the day it arrives. ...

Jason Gilbert

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Maps For iPhone

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology

Google's newly released Maps app for the iPhone has already enjoyed a phenomenal initial reception. After over 10 million iPhone owners gobbled it up ...

LOOK: The Year's 8 Worst Product Flops

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: There has been no shortage of successful product launches in 2012. Think the iPhone 5 and “The Avengers.” In order for compani...

What's Next For Apple?

the gavin show | Posted 12.21.2012 | San Francisco

For those who closely watch the tech industry, the question of the moment is "what's going on with Apple?" After a decade of virtual infallibility,...

Apple May Have New Plan To Fix Reviled Maps App

Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology

In an effort to improve its widely-criticized iOS Maps app, Apple is reportedly in talks with Foursquare about partnering to share maps data. Accor...

Apple Reportedly Has New Plan To Fix Reviled Maps App

CNET | Posted 02.17.2013 | Technology

Days after Google launched its Google Maps iOS app, rumors are circulating that Apple is making another play to beef up its own mobile mapping service...

WATCH: Force Siri To Skip Apple Maps With One Simple Command

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 12.17.2012 | Technology

If you're sick of Siri's love affair with Apple Maps, you can tell her to just move on. And she'll listen. Now that Google Maps is available on iOS...

Jason Gilbert

Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: Is It Worth The Switch?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.13.2012 | Technology

The year’s at the spring, And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hill-side’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s...

Is There Anything Apple Maps Does Better Than Google Maps?

Posted 12.13.2012 | Technology

With Google Maps back on the iPhone following its two-month hiatus, we have to wonder: Is there any reason at all for iPhone owners to keep using Appl...

IT'S BACK!: Google Maps Returns To iPhone

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 12.09.2013 | Technology

Google Maps has found its way back to the iPhone. The world's most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Goog...

Australian Police Blast Faulty Apple Maps App After Drivers Stranded Without Food Or Water

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology

Apple's new iOS 6 Maps has been called inaccurate, inefficient and "almost unusably bad" in the three months since its debut, but now it appears the a...

Flubbed Maps App Claims Another Apple Exec

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.27.2012 | Technology

Apple's mea culpa for its half-baked, mistake-riddled Maps app reportedly continued Tuesday with the firing of the manager in charge of the service. ...

What Nokia's New Maps App Has That Apple Maps Doesn't

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

Last week, the scrappy Nokia revealed its latest effort to hoist itself back into American consumer relevance, and this time the company chose one of ...

7 Numbers That Apple Should Be Worried About

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.09.2012 | Technology

Is Apple in for a rough 2013? Maybe. The Cupertino-based giant has long been loved by its cult-like following of iPhone fanboys and diehard Mac en...

Little Map App Is Going Toe-To-Toe With Big Google Rival

Reuters | Tarmo Virki | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki (Reuters) - Mobile satellite navigation startup Waze launched a global advertising platform on Wednesday, targeting its ...

How Google Maps Can Help Victims Of Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

Google Maps is most often used to show us how to get from point A to point B. But over the years, this service has evolved into a much greater piece o...

WATCH: SNL Mocks iPhone 5 Complaints

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.14.2012 | Technology

"Saturday Night Live" has offered its own satirical take on users' complaints about the iPhone 5. The show's recent "Tech Talk" skit assembles a mo...

'What Apple Has Learned Is That Maps Are Really Hard'

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 12.10.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt expects more than a billion mobile devices aro...