Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Apple Maps: Not as good as Google

These days there is so much to talk about cell phones. We have so many phones coming up in the market with unique features, trying to overtake other competitors. While LG has thrown the Optimus G monster and Motorola has announced a 2GHz Intel processor for its RAZR, the focus of attention remains Apple's iPhone 5 and its features.

iPhone 5 Offers Best Portable GPS Device Yet
Photo: inautonews

For a change, Apple has this time tried to rely on its own apps and technology, rather than banking on the borrowed one. And the new map app for iPhone 5 is one of the many features of iPhone 5 under scrutiny by analysts and users.

MG Siegler at TechCrunch: "I don’t think they’re as good as Google Maps, but they’re not bad by any stretch of the imagination," however he says that no public transit in the app sucks if you live in a town where public transit is important.

Well that is one view point, but others disagree and say that Apple's indigenous map app is a flop and difficult to handle. What do you say?

Read more: Business Insider


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