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

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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?
 
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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


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