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Apple Maps error called 'potentially life threatening' by Australian police

www.washingtonpost.com
The police in Victoria, Australia, issued a statement late Sunday warning motorists driving to the city of Mildura that they should not rely on directions from the Apple Maps program that comes standard with the company's latest operating system. Read full article >>...
Apple Maps error called 'potentially life threatening' by Australian police
Motorists Stranded Without Food And Water After Using Apple Maps

Australian police warn against using Apple Maps after incorrect data puts travelers in danger

thenextweb.com
Police in the Australia state of Victoria have contacted Apple after incorrect information within its mobile mapping system put drivers heading to the small town of Mildura in “potentially life threatening” situations, as they were led to a national park some 70 kilometers off target. The issue has caused some motorists to be...
Australian police warn against using Apple Maps after incorrect data puts travelers in danger

Apple fixes data bug stranding Aussies, but what about the rest of us?

arstechnica.com
Less than a day after Australian police issued a warning that drivers should avoid using iOS 6's new Maps app, Apple has fixed the error that stranded drivers in a national park. According to a report in The Register, the data error was reportedly due to a confusing entry...
Apple fixes data bug stranding Aussies, but what about the rest of us?
Australia fire department says Apple Maps creates 'dangerous' situations

Australian Police Tell iPhone Users Not To Rely On Apple Maps

searchengineland.com
This is a bit of bad PR: Macrumors reports that Australian police have warned iPhone owners in that country not to rely upon Apple Maps due to “safety concerns.” According to a local police statement: Mildura Police are urging motorists to be careful when relying on the mapping system... Please visit Search...
Australian Police Tell iPhone Users Not To Rely On Apple Maps

Samsung Targets Apple Maps with New Promotional Display in Australia

www.macrumors.com
Samsung is taking advantage of Apple's Australian Maps snafu, where several motorists became lost after Maps gave them the wrong directions to the city of Mildura, directing them instead to the middle of the Murray-Sunset national park. To capitalize on Apple's mistake, Samsung released a new marketing campaign in Sydney,...
Samsung Targets Apple Maps with New Promotional Display in Australia

Apple Maps 'Life Threatening' Say Australian Police

allthingsd.com
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
Australian Police Warn Against Apple Maps, Citing "Potentially Life Threatening" Misdirection
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