It’s refreshing to see a CEO take this approach — being honest and upfront that something isn’t quite right. Rightly so, as Maps on iOS 6 suck – as this article from my home-town so painfully highlights.
What struck me as interesting is Tim Cook openly recommending that people try other rival mapping applications, suggesting that a fix for the numerous problems in the Apple’s new Maps app aren’t coming anytime soon.
The first comment nails it:
“A £2-a-month levy on automobiles could save our horse and cart business.”
Open Safari and navigate to maps.google.com. Add to Home Screen. Done.
If there is one thing you want a map to be, its accurate.
The BBC have a good round-up of the gaping flaws users here in the UK are facing. It’s quite clear this isn’t ready for prime-time on an international level at all.
*Note – The graphic above says Apple has made “two changes over more than 10 years”, which isn’t technically correct as the dock connector was introduced nine years ago in 2003.
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A neat infographic explaining the basics of any good website layout.
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I just wanted to make a short blog post wishing all my readers and subscribers a Happy New Year. May 2010 bring you everything you hope for. What are your plans for the year, have you made a list of goals for the the next 12 months? If so be sure to link to your… Continue reading Happy New Year – 2010