Posts Tagged ‘Google maps’


Apple Maps: Still a Disaster

I was hoping that with the official release of iOS 7, Apple would finally produce some major improvements in Apple Maps. But for all the attention Apple has lavished on other parts of the new … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / September 20th, 2013
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Google vs. Microsoft: Just Cut It Out

Hostilities between Google and Microsoft are heating up, and users are being caught in the crossfire. Microsoft, of course, has spent the last couple of years trying to bring the wrath of the federal government … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / January 5th, 2013
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Maps for iOS: What Does Google Have Against Tablets?

Google’s failure to understand that a tablet is something other than a really big phone is becoming one of the great mysteries of the technology world. The Android tablet business has been crippled by a … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / December 13th, 2012

Google’s Directionless Map Strategy

Marco Arment on Google Maps: What this timing (of Google Maps) really shows is how much Google needs to be on iOS. They’re primarily in the business of reaching as many people as possible so … Continue reading

John Kirk / December 13th, 2012
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Oops! Apple Needs a Remapping [Updated]

When I looked at the area around my house in the new iOS 6 Apple Maps app, I noticed something seemed to be missing. There was a big pink patch for the Bethesda naval hospital, … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / September 20th, 2012