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Apple Maps might soon be available on Android phones

June 3rd, 2015

Apple Maps isn’t the Google Maps rival some users would love it to be, but the company has certainly improved the service over the years. In fact, Apple Maps might soon compete against even better against Google Maps by launching on other mobile and PC platforms instead than being exclusive to iOS and OS X.

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Revealed: Apple’s plan to leapfrog Google Maps

May 29th, 2015

Even the most hardened of Apple fans has to admit that Apple Maps simply can’t hold a candle to Google Maps. Though Apple’s own Maps app has improved drastically since its 2012 introduction, the software still lacks a number of basic features — such as transit directions — one would expect to see in modern mapping …

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Apple’s latest acquisition could be its most important buy in years

May 18th, 2015

A recent Apple acquisition may soon make Apple Maps the most accurate mobile mapping software on the market. Originally spotted by MacRumors, and subsequently confirmed via The New York Times, Apple recently acquired Coherent Navigation, a mapping company founded in 2008 that specializes in incredibly accurate and precise GPS software and systems. The report notes that Coherent Navigation …

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Apple can’t be this desperate to fix iOS Maps… can it?

April 23rd, 2015

It’s been two-and-a-half years since the launch of Apple’s own iOS Maps app and Apple is still regularly acquiring new companies and asking for others to pitch in to help fix its assorted problems. Nonetheless, we can’t imagine Apple would be desperate enough to fix iOS Maps that it would purchase Nokia’s failed HERE Maps …

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Will iOS 9 finally see Apple introduce the iOS Maps feature we’ve been waiting for?

April 22nd, 2015

Though Apple Maps has improved considerably over the past few years, it’s rather surprising, if not downright disappointing, that Apple still hasn’t incorporated built-in transit directions into the app. The omission is even more glaring considering that Google Maps has had such a feature for years. That said, a recently posted job listing on Apple’s website …

Apple Maps vs. Google Maps: Find My iPhone

Apple just removed Google from a crucial iPhone online service

December 9th, 2014

Apple appears to have removed Google from one crucial iPhone online service that many people have used to track down a lost or stolen iPhone, 9to5Mac reports. The Find My iPhone/iPad/Mac feature, if enabled, allows users to precisely locate a missing Apple device on a map and take appropriate action.

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Apple is still hard at work making Apple Maps usable

November 20th, 2014

Apple Maps still might not be the best mobile mapping service available for the iPhone, but Apple is doing everything in its power to give its users a reason to stick with the first-party app. The team at Apple Maps Marketing reports that it attempted to submit a client with a few hundred locations to the Apple Maps Connect …