Tag Archives: maps

Get Siri To Give You Directions Via Google Maps


Earlier this week, Google Maps was introduced into the iOS App Store, and received a whole host of coverage on what seems like every media outlet out there. Rightly so, it’s a whole lot better than Apple’s own mapping service. This being said, using bespoke Apple applications does have it’s avantages; namely the integration with the rest of Apple’s… Read More

Google Maps goes live in the App Store

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As was expected, Google has officially released their own maps application into the App Store. This long awaited release will hopefully appease many people who have been angered by Apple’s own Maps implementation. The app can be downloaded here, free of charge, so go check it out. Here are Google’s full release notes: Navigate your… Read More

Google could be releasing their own Maps app tonight


After Apple fans lost Google maps with iOS 6, many people excitedly turned to Apple’s own Maps app, hoping that it could replace Google’s. However, the release was underwhelming to say the least. Called Mapgate, this latest blunder for Apple has already claimed the jobs of two executives. Over the months, however, Google employees have… Read More

Apple Maps claims another job, Richard Williamson fired


In a dramatic report today, Bloomberg announced that Apple has let go the executive in charge of supervising Apple Maps’ debut on iOS 6. For those that haven’t been keeping up, since the release of the service users have been complaining about inaccuracy and unreliability pertaining to the maps and directions provided by the device. Now it seems… Read More

Nokia’s Here Maps Released For iOS, But It’s Still Far From a Google Maps Alternative


Nokia, hoping to step in and save the day from the dreaded iOS 6 maps fiasco, have released a new mapping application into the iOS App Store. The App is titled ‘Here Maps’, and has much the same functionality as many other mapping softwares available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod. However it’s just not up to… Read More