Google Maps is probably the gold standard when it comes to modern maps, as Apple found to its chagrin when it swapped out Google's maps app for its own a few months ago. But even the best aren't perfect.
Finnish phone maker Nokia has released its "Here" maps app for iOS, and while it might be more helpful than Apple Maps in some regards, we're still holding out hope that Google Maps will arrive soon.
Google is finalizing its Maps app for iOS, though who knows if Apple will actually approve it.
Between Google Earth with its 3D imagery and realistic flyovers and flythroughs, and Google Maps with underwater "street view" panoramas in the Great Barrier Reef, there are precious few places you can't virtually travel anymore.
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.
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.
Guest Post I put iOS 6's new turn-by-turn directions to the test over the weekend, often alongside Android's turn-by-turn directions.
Jiujitsu is the art of using your opponent's strengths against them. Apple may be applying precisely that strategy against Google in the middle of its seeming Maps debacle.
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.
When you're comparing mobile maps apps, is it fair to throw a non-existent address at them?
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.
Checking out the interior of a business on Google Maps just got a bit easier. The company now has markers on its maps that show you where and how you can virtually get inside your favorite shops.
Shunning Google, Amazon may soon join forces with Nokia for its upcoming Kindle Fire maps.
Since its launch in 2009, Waze has enjoyed a remarkable trajectory to the world’s largest crowdsourced traffic information service.
Google has added live traffic information to more than 130 U.S. cities and the capitals of Colombia, Costa Rica, and Panama.