Tag: maps

Cook’s Maps Letter

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.

 

How to fix iOS 6 Maps

Open Safari and navigate to maps.google.com.

Google Maps - iOS 6

Add to Home Screen.

Google Maps - iOS 6

Done.

Google Maps - iPhone

iOS 6 Maps Are Just Plain Wrong

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.