Directions Magazine
Hello. Login | Register

Apple Maps Underwhelms: What Does it Mean to Consumer Mapping and Professional GIS?

Bookmark and Share
Tuesday, September 25th 2012


The early verdict is in: Apple Maps on iOS 6 underwhelms the tech press and some users. What does this situation suggest about the state of consumer mapping and are there implications for GIS professionals?
 
Show Notes

 

Mapping Census 2010: The Geography of American Change uses the latest census data and GIS technology to examine how the US population is changing. The atlas offers large, full-color maps to illustrate US population, age, and racial and ethnic composition. For more information, visit esri.com/esripress.

Take the Directions Magazine Reader Survey for a chance to win a Nexus 7 Tablet!

Show Notes

Apple Has ~7,000 Fewer People Working On Maps Than Google - Business Insider
Hacker: I've ported Google Maps to iOS 6 | Internet & Media - CNET News
Apple iOS6 Maps Q & A - Technology - NZ Herald News
Six ventures bring data to the public as winners of Knight News Challenge - Directions Magazine
Here’s What Goes Into Making Google Maps, Will Apple Be Able To Recalculate? | TechCrunch
Google's Motorola goes after Apple maps in new ad | Technically Incorrect - CNET News
Source: Apple Aggressively Recruiting Ex-Google Maps Staff To Build Out iOS Maps | TechCrunch
NYT: Has Apple Peaked?
How To Report Problems With Apple iOS 6 Maps To Make It Suck Less | iJailbreak.com
Apple Maps in iOS 6: What you need to know (FAQ) | Apple - CNET News
Exploring Local » Blog Archive » Google Maps announces a 400 year advantage over Apple Maps
Nokia Touts Its Mapping Services Amidst iOS 6 Maps Backlash | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
The Amazing iOS 6 Maps
TomTom On Apple Maps Glitches: 'There Is A Difference Between A Map And An App'
Nokia Cashes In on Apple Map Flap - Tech Europe - WSJ
Pilots Warned about Apple Maps and other LBS News - All Points Blog
Hi Apple. Welcome to the Mapping World. How was your first day? - Prioleau Advisors
Map's airport claim 'plane' wrong - Republic of Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk
iPhone 5 Review - Walt Mossberg - Personal Technology - AllThingsD
Walt Mossberg iPhone 5 Review - Business Insider


Did you enjoy this topic? Check out these Channels:
Location-based Services

Bookmark and Share

Stay Connected

Twitter RSS Facebook LinkedIn Delicious Apple Devices Android Blackberry






Recent Comments

Data Mashups can Help Answer the World’s Biggest Questions

As the world wakes up to the power of data, we need to start working out how to join up all this information. We need to turn it into meaningful findings that will help us to make changes to the way we live. A new technique is emerging as part of this quest – the data mashup. This approach to linking data could help us shed light on phenomena such as the health impacts of climate change....

FOSS4G PDX Conference: Geospatial Technological Innovation and Diversity are Thriving
New high-resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites “Exhibit Significant Damage”
Is GIS Splitting?
What Grade Would Your Homepage Get?
Modeling and Simulation: AEgis Technologies Builds Core Capabilities in Era of 3D
Making Location Work for Smart Cities – the Case for Location Standards
Addresses Spark Debate
GIS is NOT a Load of Garbage

DirectionsMag.com

About Us | Advertise | Contact Us | Web Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
© 2014 Directions Media. All Rights Reserved