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The Most Delusional Apple Fanboy Spin We've Seen About The Maps Debacle (AAPL)

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Apple blogger Jim Dalrymple of The Loop recently posted an email from a reader regarding the whole Apple Maps debacle and the release of Google Maps on iPhone. The headline Dalrymple used was, "Apple pulls one over Google" and the email he posted implies that it was Apple's plan all...
The Most Delusional Apple Fanboy Spin We've Seen About The Maps Debacle (AAPL)

Nokia Maps Update Brings Groupon Deals, Advanced Route Planning

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Nokia Maps is giving wheelin’ and dealin’ a new meaning. Today, the cellphone manufacturer released an update to its mapping application for Windows Phone devices that adds daily Groupon deals and advanced route planning to the mix. Now, whenever you perform a search within Nokia Maps, the app will display...
Nokia Maps Update Brings Groupon Deals, Advanced Route Planning

Now All Of Apple's Competitors Are Ripping The Company Apart Over The New Maps App (GOOG)

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Samsung isn't alone in trying to capitalize on Apple's blunder with its new mapping application for iPhones and iPads.  Motorola, which is now owned by Google, started a hashtag campaign on Twitter called #iLost to promote its newest Android phone, the Droid Razr M. Like all Android phones, the Droid...
Now All Of Apple's Competitors Are Ripping The Company Apart Over The New Maps App (GOOG)

Apple in Talks With Foursquare

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Apple is in early discussions to integrate local data from Foursquare into its mapping application, as the company continues to build an arsenal of local data to try to take on Google....
Apple in Talks With Foursquare

Apple's Maps Partner Integrates Foursquare - And Apple Should Too

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GPS navigation service TomTom added a new feature to its turn-by-turn directions app for iOS Tuesday. Now it pulls in location data from Foursquare to let you navigate to popular places. If you're logged in, it can check you in automatically when you arrive. For people who enjoy logging their...
Apple's Maps Partner Integrates Foursquare - And Apple Should Too

LEAKED: Here's What Apple's New 3D Map Feature Will Look Like (AAPL)

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Apple is getting ready to release a new 3D mapping option for its mobile devices and there are finally pictures to prove it. Boy Genius Report has scored some exclusive photos of the 3D map feature in action. As you can see in the photo below, users can switch to...
LEAKED: Here's What Apple's New 3D Map Feature Will Look Like (AAPL)
LG Optimus 3D Cube announced with 3D video editing, available this March in Korea

Apple's new Maps in iOS 6 draw ire from users around the world

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The launch of iOS 6 with an all-new new mapping application has caused frustration for iPhone and iPad users who feel that Apple's in-house solution is not up to par with Google....
Apple's new Maps in iOS 6 draw ire from users around the world

REPORT: Amazon May Announce A New Smartphone At Its Kindle Event Tomorrow (AMZN)

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Amazon is definitely working on a smartphone, and it could be announced as early as tomorrow at the company's Kindle event in Los Angeles, reports Nilay Patel of The Verge. An Amazon representative would not comment on the report. Amazon's phone is said to run an altered version of Android,...
REPORT: Amazon May Announce A New Smartphone At Its Kindle Event Tomorrow (AMZN)
Motorists Stranded Without Food And Water After Using Apple Maps

Schumer: Google, Apple Moves To 3D Maps A Dimension Too Far!

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Noted consumer technology alarmist Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), is turning his intense scrutiny back on Google and Apple, this time over the two companies' competing plans to provide the most accurate 3D aerial maps of major metropolitan areas. On Monday, Schumer posted on his website an open letter addressed to...
Schumer: Google, Apple Moves To 3D Maps A Dimension Too Far!

Google Maps Goes Offline, Adds More 3D Imagery in Google Earth

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Getting a jump on Apple’s near-certain announcement of its own mapping application, Google introduced the next dimension of Google Maps today. In the coming weeks, the company will roll out three new features to its mapping solution: Improved 3D models in Google Earth, offline maps and Streetview Backpack. Using automated...
Google Maps Goes Offline, Adds More 3D Imagery in Google Earth

Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps

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Following the less than enthusiastic response to its new mapping application in iOS 6, Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a heartfelt letter to customers apologising for not being able to “deliver the best experience possible to our customers” and that it “fell short on this commitment.” In the letter, Cook says that Apple...
Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps

Google Maps announces a 400 year advantage over Apple Maps

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I had a call from Marc Prioleau of Prioleau Advisors this morning and speaking with him prompted me to look into the uproar over Apple's problems with its new mapping application. So, this column is Marc's fault. Send any criticisms to him (just kidding). While you are at it, blame...
Google Maps announces a 400 year advantage over Apple Maps

Users Screwed As Google & Apple Spar Over Mobile Maps

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Boy, am I glad I didn't upgrade my iPhone to iOS 6 last week. Apple's new mobile operating system became available just as I was boarding a plane from Philadelphia to San Francisco to attend a conference and explore the city. I figured it would be better to wait on...
Users Screwed As Google & Apple Spar Over Mobile Maps

OpenStreetMap versus Google maps

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Travelling to Sarajevo showed the Open Knowledge Foundation's Lucy Chambers the overwhelming reach of crowdsourced open dataNot long ago I travelled to Sarajevo for a conference. It was my first time in Bosnia, so before travelling I checked where my hotel was on Google maps:At the time, there were reports...
OpenStreetMap versus Google maps

Google Moving Closer to Submitting Maps App for iOS as Eddy Cue Works to Improve Apple's Maps

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is continuing to make progress on a standalone mapping application for iOS, working toward submitting the app for inclusion in the App Store after Apple switched from Google to its own in-house Maps app in iOS 6.Google has distributed a test version of...
Google Moving Closer to Submitting Maps App for iOS as Eddy Cue Works to Improve Apple's Maps

iPhone users rejoice: Google Maps is back, and better

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Google released its long-awaited Google Maps app for iPhone overnight, following Apple’s shift to its own, much-maligned native mapping application in iOS 6. New features include spoken turn-by-turn directions, which was missing from the previous version of Google Maps built into iPhone. Another feature is the ability to shake...
iPhone users rejoice: Google Maps is back, and better
How not to fix Apple Maps

Apple Dropping Google Maps Will Have No 'Material Impact' On Google's Revenue (AAPL, GOOG)

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Google certainly seems terrified that Apple will ditch Google Maps on the next iOS in favor of its own in-house mapping application, but one analyst argues the company will be just fine either way. Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster wrote in a research note Wednesday that Apple's decision to abandon Google...
Apple Dropping Google Maps Will Have No 'Material Impact' On Google's Revenue (AAPL, GOOG)

Google Still Plans To Provide 'Amazing Google Maps Experiences On iOS' (GOOG)

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Jeff Huber, SVP, Commerce & Local at Google, indicated that Google still intends to provide some kinds of Google Maps experience on the iPhone in a post on Google+ last night. "We look forward to providing amazing Google Maps experiences on iOS," Huber said on Google+, in response to whether...
Google Still Plans To Provide 'Amazing Google Maps Experiences On iOS' (GOOG)

High demand: Google Maps for iOS downloaded more than 10M times in 48 hours

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iPhone users apparently like Google Maps — a lot. Google’s Jeff Huber announced today that there were more than 10 million downloads of Google Maps for iOS in less than 48 hours after its release last week. Google Maps is the number one app in 50 countries and became the most...
High demand: Google Maps for iOS downloaded more than 10M times in 48 hours

Google closes on deal for Waze

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Google has acquired crowd-sourced mapping application, Waze, as announced from the company’s official blog. It was long rumored that both Facebook and Apple have shown interest in acquiring the Israel based startup, but have been beat out by Google. While acquisition price is still up in the air, it has...
Google closes on deal for Waze

The Best Gadgets Of 2012 (So Far) (AAPL)

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We're at the halfway point of 2012, with a whole slew of new devices coming out in the first six months of the year. Not surprisingly, Apple is still at the top of its game with the new iPad and a huge update to the iPhone's software in the pipeline....
The Best Gadgets Of 2012 (So Far) (AAPL)

Apple Maps 'Life Threatening' Say Australian Police

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In the photo above, purple pin is Mildura’s actual location. The red pin is where the application claims it to be.Add “potentially life-threatening” to the list of shortcomings accumulating around Apple’s new iOS mapping application. Police in Victoria, Australia issued a warning Monday discouraging travellers from relying of Apple’s new...
Apple Maps 'Life Threatening' Say Australian Police

Reports: FTC probes Google's Waze acquisition

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has asked Google for information related to its Waze acquisition, as the agency reviews the deal, according to reports published on Saturday.The FTC wants to look into possible anti-trust issues stemming from the deal, the New York Post first reported on Saturday, quoting...
Reports: FTC probes Google's Waze acquisition

Amazon Buys 3D-Mapping Startup UpNext (AMZN)

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Amazon purchased 3D mapping startup UpNext for an undisclosed sum, GigaOm reports. Amazon doesn't have its own proprietary mapping app, and it looks like it is taking a page out of Apple's playbook by buying up a 3D mapping startup. The maps aren't quite as sophisticated as you'll see on...
Amazon Buys 3D-Mapping Startup UpNext (AMZN)

iOS 6 adoption surges after release of Google Maps app

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New data shows that since Google launched its iOS mapping application, there has been a 30 percent bump in people upgrading their devices to Apple's newest mobile operating system. [Read more]...
iOS 6 adoption surges after release of Google Maps app

Apple's iOS 6 Maps App Falls Short In Early Reviews

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Most people wont' get their hands on an iPhone 5 until later this week, but the early reviews are in. Most critics are enamored with Apple's latest smartphone: It's faster, thinner, taller and, even though the camera isn't a huge upgrade, it's still an improvement. But one new feature isn't...
Apple's iOS 6 Maps App Falls Short In Early Reviews

Here Are The Apps Tim Cook Suggests You Use Instead Of Apple Maps (AAPL)

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Tim Cook released a letter to Apple customers today, apologizing for failing to deliver on its new mapping application for iPhones and iPads. Cook promises the app will get better, but suggests users try a few alternative apps in the meantime. Here are the apps he suggests you use instead...
Here Are The Apps Tim Cook Suggests You Use Instead Of Apple Maps (AAPL)
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