Norway is barring Apple from taking 3D images of its Oslo buildings out of fear for national security.
Google’s new Gmail app for iOS opens video links in YouTube, map links in Google Maps, and other URLs in Chrome.
Apple is hiring seven “ground truth managers” to oversee teams that are collecting and testing better map data, which it desperately needs.
No more unauthorized lock screen access for you!
Guest Post Apple Maps was the best thing ever to happen to Google Maps.
The Apple acquisition rumor this week was Waze, the crowdsourced mapping and traffic app. The only problem? Waze would only slow Apple down. There is a company, however, that could help Apple almost immediately.
Apple is in talks with with Foursquare to bring local data into Apple’s Maps application.
Surprising no one, Google Maps for the iPhone is insanely popular.
To learn more about how Google approached building the long-awaited app, we chatted with Daniel Graf, the director of Google Maps for mobile.
Google Maps for iOS may be only a few hours old, but it’s already topping the charts of the iPhone App Store
Google Maps for iOS could make it to your iPhone as soon as tonight, according to AllThingsD.
Whatever problems you’ve had with Apple’s Maps application in iOS 6, it’s probably not nearly as bad as what some Australian motorists have experienced. Several drivers were led to the middle of a national park with scorching temperatures and no water.
How can Apple fix is Maps problems? According to The Onion, it should start by rearranging the planet.
Fool me once, you’re fired: Apple has reportedly canned the man in charge of Apple Maps.
Two major, yet controversial, features from iOS could be making its way to Apple’s OS X desktop operating system.
Apple has played hardball with Google in the past, holding up the Google Voice app for perhaps a year as both companies wrangled with how much functionality could be included.
Saturday Night Live took a shot at Silicon Valley yesterday when it set up a sketch involving “reporters” from Cnet, Wired, and Gizmodo, all complaining about features on the iPhone 5.
Guest Post Often forgotten in the great Google v. Apple Map war of 2012 is another challenger — a platform that is far more suited for the ever-evolving needs of developers and the services they’re building, or one day hope to build: OpenStreetMap.
Only 3 percent of consumers say Apple’s Maps are a “big problem.” I guess those 3 percent are Silicon Valley tech blog writers.
Guest Post As Apple plays catch up to Google Maps, there is one quick fix it can make: Let users make minor corrections and publish them immediately.
A week after Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized for the less-than-stellar launch of iOS 6 Maps, Apple has rolled out some noticeable improvements to the app.
Google has given Apple Maps haters yet another reason to avoid that app by adding its well-liked Street View feature to its web app on iOS.
By now you’ve either heard about how inadequate the native iOS 6 Maps app is compared to the old Google Maps app or experienced it yourself. Well, some good news is in the pipeline for those still suffering.
Google briefly became the world’s second-largest technology company by market value today. But it’s still less than half Apple’s capitalization at $627 billion.
Everyone in the tech echo chamber knows that Apple Maps is the worst mapping service in the history of mapping services. Apparently, someone forgot to give Consumer Reports the memo.
Today in Apple’s iOS 6 Maps soap opera, the company has apparently toned down the hyperbole on its website describing the new maps application.
Based on data usage gathered by Snappli, only 1 in 25 people are still using Apple maps five days after they’ve upgraded to iOS 6.
Apple may not be a company accustomed to making public apologies for lacking products or services, but it does own up to its missteps on occasion, especially when its prized creation, the iPhone, is at the center of controversy.
Just as Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized for the dismal state of Apple Maps today, Google has updated its Maps application with even more high-res and satellite imagery.
Apple’s CEO says the company “fell short” with providing a great Maps experience.
Foursquare is making a full court press on iOS with the release of an iPhone 5 and iOS 6-ready version of its check-in application that touts a more personalized maps experience for better exploring cities everywhere.
With so much animosity toward Apple Maps, Microsoft would like to take this opportunity to remind you that its Bing app for iOS includes Maps and it’s a pretty decent app all around.
Editor’s Pick This isn’t just a revamped iPhone, it’s the ideal iPhone.
How long will it be until Google Maps comes back to iOS? Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is staying quiet on an answer.
Editor’s Pick Apple Maps lacks data, and fixing it will require a significant crowdsourcing effort that will take Apple quite a long time, says mapping expert Mike Dobson
As we all know, people don’t like change. And chances are, if you’ve already upgraded to iOS 6, you’re missing Google Maps. Apple’s Maps app is homegrown, organic, free-range, and not fed any geographical by-products. And yet, for many it’s just missing the mark. Here’s a funny, new Tumblr to help you with the road rage.
Yelp, a young public company with an uncertain future, has received an Apple-sized boost that could buoy its business for years to come.